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    Windows 8 Requirements & Release Date[Confirmed - Official]

    NickJonathan98 Jul 15, 2011

    1. NickJonathan98

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      32-bit (x86) or 64-bit (x64) processor of 1 GHz or Higher
      1GB RAM (32-bit) / 2GB RAM (64-bit)
      16GB free Hard Drive space for 32-bit and 20GB for 64-bit
      DirectX 9 with WDDM (Windows Display Driver Model) 1.0 or Higher.

      The RTM editing will be released in April 2012 and the original version will be released probably at Christmas.
       
    2. wjack2010

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      Yeah...I have heard nothing about any "official" information yet directly from Microsoft so I pertain to ignoring this information you have provided.
       
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      i've seen this on another website as well, they seem to be pretty sure that this are the right requirements, i hope they will be , my laptop is not very powerful.
      wjack don't so pessimist these information are probably leaked from an microsoft employee.
       
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      Wow, I hope this is true so I can use this new Operating system. I have windows 7 and would like to try the Windows 8.
       
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      Yeah and that employee will get sacked if caught :p
       
    6. TheMightyEddy

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      Awesome! I currently have Windows 7 Ultimate but I'm definitely going to switch to Windows 8!