ArcGIS Desktop System Requirements

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Here are the ArcGIS Desktop system requirements (minimum)

  • CPU: Intel Core Duo, SSE2 (or greater) Pentium 4 or Xeon Processors
  • CPU SPEED: 2.2 GHz minimum or higher
  • RAM: 4 GB
  • OS: Windows 7 Ultimate, Pro, and Ent SP1, Windows 8.1 Basic, Pro, and Ent Sept. 2016 Updt, Windows 10 (64 bit [EM64T]) Creators Updt, Windows SVR 2012 & R2 Std and Datacenter (64 bit [EM64T]), Windows SVR 2008 SP2 & R2 Std SP1, Ent and Datacenter (64 bit [EM64T]), Citrix XenApp 7.6 with Windows SVR 2008 R2 SP1 & 2012 R2 (April 2014 Updt), Citrix XenApp 7.11 with Windows SVR 2016, Citrix XenDesktop 7.6 & 7.11, Windows SVR 2012 R2 Hyper-V, Windows SVR 2016 Hyper-V, VMWare vSphere 6.0 Horizon View
  • VIDEO CARD: 24-bit capable graphics accelerator with 64 MB of video memory, OpenGL version 2.0 runtime
  • MONITOR MAXIMUM RESOLUTION: 1024 x 768
  • FREE DISK SPACE: 4 GB

ArcGIS Desktop Recommended Requirements

  • CPU: Hyper-threading (HHT) or Multi-core recommended
  • CPU SPEED: 2.4 GHz
  • RAM: 8 GB
  • OS: Windows 7 Ultimate, Pro, and Ent SP1, Windows 8.1 Basic, Pro, and Ent Sept. 2016 Updt, Windows 10 (64 bit [EM64T]) Creators Updt, Windows SVR 2012 & R2 Std and Datacenter (64 bit [EM64T]), Windows SVR 2008 SP2 & R2 Std SP1, Ent and Datacenter (64 bit [EM64T]), Citrix XenApp 7.6 with Windows SVR 2008 R2 SP1 & 2012 R2 (April 2014 Updt), Citrix XenApp 7.11 with Windows SVR 2016, Citrix XenDesktop 7.6 & 7.11, Windows SVR 2012 R2 Hyper-V, Windows SVR 2016 Hyper-V, VMWare vSphere 6.0 Horizon View
  • VIDEO CARD: 256 MB video card with Shader Model 3.0
  • MONITOR MAXIMUM RESOLUTION: 1024 x 768
  • FREE DISK SPACE: 6 GB

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