System Requirements to Run Windows 10 19H2 Oct Update

Windows 10 19H2 update is expected to ship to production devices beginning with October with a few features in order to provide a stable and smooth experience. The company is expected to finalize the evolution of Windows 10 1909 sometime this month. The new feature update is just around the corner and unlike May 2019 Update version 1903, the software giant also officially announced System Requirements to Run Windows 10 19H2.

In addition, the upcoming Windows 10 version 1909 won’t be a major release, however, it will have comparatively the few features. Usually, this type of change takes place when new features that are heavier on system resources are added to feature updates. The team will focus mainly on under-the-hood improvements and only minor additions here and there.

System Requirements to Run Windows 10 19H2

Since this is a minor feature update, you would perform the task to install Windows 10 1909 without any issues. The system requirements often become significant when the company introduces tons of new features in the release updates. But still, it’ll be a recommended update for all Windows 10 devices. In short, you would be able to grab the next Windows 10 version on your device with the following capabilities.

System Requirements to Run Windows 10 19H2

There are some minimum system requirements to must know before to install Windows 10 19H2 update. Le’ts see these hardware specifications:

Processor 1 gigahertz (GHz) or faster processor or SoC
RAM 1 gigabyte (GB) for 32-bit or 2 GB for 64-bit
Hard disk space 32 GB for both 64-bit and 32-bit OS
Graphics card DirectX 9 or later
Display resolution 800 x 600
Networking Wi-Fi or Ethernet adapter

Note: Windows 10 1809 or prior versions demand a minimum of 16 GB (32-bit), 20 GB (64-bit) HDD storage for an efficient installation. Nevertheless, for Windows 10 19H1 or 19H2, this space increases to 32 GB. This is due to reserve storage which occupies some hard disk space to store the system core files. 

Processor, Storage, Display Support requirements for Windows 10 1909

On your Windows 10 PC, you require a bare minimum of following things to install Windows 10 19H2. Let’s explore the basic prerequisites- 

  • Compatible with the x86 or x64 instruction set.
  • Supports PAE, NX, and SSE2
  • Supports CMPXCHG16b, LAHF/SAHF, and PrefetchW for 64-bit OS installation
  • Up to 9th Generation Intel Processors (Intel Core i3/i5/i7/i9-9xxxK).
  • Intel Xeon E-21xx.
  • Intel Atom (J4xxx/J5xxx and N4xxx/N5xxx).
  • Celeron.
  • Pentium.
  • Minimum diagonal display size for the primary display of 7-inches or larger.
  • Depth of 32 bits on each output simultaneously
  • Storage controllers must support booting using the Extensible Firmware Interface (EFI) and implement device paths as defined in EDD-3.
  • The Storage host controllers and adapters must meet the requirements for the device protocol used and any requirements related to the device storage bus type.
  • Bus-attached controllers must implement the correct class/subclass code as specified in the PCI Codes and Assignments v1.6 specification.