4GB to 8GB: A minimal configuration for productivity users
If you’re running Windows 10 or macOS, or you’re a heavy Chrome OS user, then you’ll want at least 4GB of RAM.
Unsurprisingly, you’ll find that to be the most common minimum RAM configuration with PCs available for purchase today.19 Oct 2018
Is 8gb of memory enough?
8GB is a good place to start. While many users will be fine with less, the price difference between 4GB and 8GB isn’t drastic enough that it’s worth opting for less. An upgrade to 16GB is recommended for enthusiasts, hardcore gamers, and the average workstation user.29 Mar 2019
Is 8gb a lot of memory for a laptop?
4GB of RAM has been standard for a few years now but mainstream computers have been moving into 8GB territory. Higher end laptops and gaming PC’s are now even using 16GB. IS&T recommends 8GB. That’s more than enough for doing anything, including SolidWorks and virtualization.10 Aug 2015
Is 8gb RAM enough for Windows 10 64 bit?
2GB of RAM is the minimum system requirement for the 64-bit version of Windows 10. You might get away with less, but the chances are that it’s going to make you yelling a lot of bad words at your system! Sure, the shortage of RAM is going to be a bottleneck on your system, but 2GB is enough to get some real work done.5 May 2016
How much memory does Windows 10 take up?
Windows 10’s minimum requirements are pretty much the same as Windows 7 and 8: A 1GHz processor, 1GB of RAM (2GB for the 64-bit version) and around 20GB of free space. If you’ve bought a new computer in the last decade, it should match those specs. The main thing you might have to worry about is clearing up disk space.27 Jul 2015