Hardware Requirements for Windows Server 2003

Categories: Windows.

Now that MS Server 2003 is no longer being updated, this is for reference only.

Requirement Standard Edition Enterprise Edition Datacenter Edition Web Edition
Minimum CPU Speed 133 MHz 133 MHz for x86-based computers 733 MHz for Itanium-based computers* 400 MHz for x86-based computers 733 MHz for Itanium-based computers* 133 MHz
Recommended CPU Speed 550 MHz 733 MHz 733 MHz 550 MHz
Minimum RAM 128 MB 128 MB 512 MB 128 MB
Recommended Minimum RAM 256 MB 256 MB 1 GB 256 MB
Maximum RAM 4 GB 32 GB for x86-based computers512 GB for Itanium-based computers* 64 GB for x86-based computers512 GB for Itanium-based computers* 2 GB
Multiprocessor Support ** Up to 4 Up to 8 Minimum 8 required
Maximum 64
Up to 2
Disk Space for Setup 1.5 GB 1.5 GB for x86-based computers2.0 GB for Itanium-based computers* 1.5 GB for x86-based computers2.0 GB for Itanium-based computers* 1.5 GB

(from http://www.petri.co.il/hardware_requirements_for_windows_server_2003.htm viewed 2-Apr-2011)

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