Minimum Hardware Requirement for Windows Server 2008

Announcing: Microsoft

Office Home & Student 2013 and Office Home & Business 2013

COMPONENT

REQUIREMENT

FeatureComputer and processor 1 gigahertz (GHz) or faster x86-bit or x64-bit processor with SSE2
FeatureMemory 1 GB RAM (32-bit); 2 GB RAM (64-bit)
FeatureHard disk 3.0 GB available disk space
FeatureDisplay
FeatureGraphics Graphics hardware acceleration requires a DirectX 10 graphics card.
FeatureOperating system Windows 10, Windows 8.1, Windows 8, Windows 7 Service Pack 1, Windows Server 2016, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows Server 2012, or Windows Server 2008 R2

For the best experience, use the latest version of any operating system.

FeatureBrowser The current version of Internet Explorer, Microsoft Edge, Safari, Chrome, or Firefox. .
FeatureOther Internet functionality requires an Internet connection. Fees may apply.
Multi-touch features require a touch-enabled device. All features and functionality are always available by using a keyboard, mouse, or other standard or accessible input device. New touch features are optimized for use with Windows 8.
Certain features require a Microsoft account.
Product functionality and graphics may vary based on your system configuration. Some features may require additional or advanced hardware or server connectivity.
Certain features, such as instant search, require Windows Search 4.0.
Excel 2013 To use PowerPivot, you must have .NET 3.5 or .NET 4.0 and at least 2 GB of RAM.
To use Excel 2013 with the Power View add-in, you must have Silverlight 5.0 installed and at least 2 GB of RAM.
Office Home & Business 2013 only Certain advanced functionality requires connectivity to a supported version of Microsoft Exchange, Microsoft SharePoint, Microsoft Lync, Skype for Business, Windows Server, Windows Azure, and/or Microsoft SharePoint Foundation.
Speech recognition functionality requires a close-talk microphone and audio output device.
FeatureOutlook 2013 For integration with Exchange: Be sure to connect Outlook 2013 to the supported versions of Exchange: Exchange 2007, Exchange 2010, or Exchange Server 2013. Outlook 2013 is not supported on Exchange 2003.
For integration with Microsoft Lync (optional): Skype for Business 2015, Lync 2013, Lync 2010, and Office Communicator 2007 R2 are supported with Outlook 2013. Office Communicator 2005 and Office Communicator 2007 are not supported.
Information Rights Management features require access to a computer that runs Windows Server 2003 with SP1, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2008 R2, or Windows Server 2012 and Windows Rights Management Services.

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