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I was wondering if anyone could recommend a good pc specification for running visual studio?
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Sergey Alexandrovich Kryukov 24-May-12 21:45pm    
Good or best? There is no "best", you know...
--SA

Hi ,
this is requirements for visual studio and it can be more ,
http://www.microsoft.com/visualstudio/en-us/products/2010-editions/ultimate/system-requirements[^]
And you can go for more specification :)
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M.Mitwalli
 
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Paul McGann 25-May-12 2:58am    
thanks for your response.
Mohamed Mitwalli 25-May-12 11:17am    
Thanks Mc
Maciej Los 25-May-12 8:07am    
Good answer, my 5!
Mohamed Mitwalli 25-May-12 11:18am    
Thanks losmac
Sergey Alexandrovich Kryukov 25-May-12 11:51am    
We probably answered at the same time, my 5.
--SA
You don't need top-notch PC to do development with Visual Studio and pretty much anything else — the requirements are quite modest compared to high-spec PCs. Take a look at Microsoft specifications:
http://www.microsoft.com/visualstudio/en-us/products/2010-editions/ultimate/system-requirements[^].

Perhaps it's not good to work too close to the required minimum. You can bravely increase RAM requirements by the factor of two and disk space requirements by two orders of magnitude, but you won't really need to have faster CPU or HD drive. Even if you boost up the requirements this way, and it would be more then enough to use Visual Studio without any limitations, your specs would still remain quite modest.

Easy, isn't it? This days, creative works do not impose too difficult requirements for resource; and much more resources are used by do-nothing guys like those who play games all the time.

—SA
 
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Paul McGann 25-May-12 3:01am    
Thanks for your response.
Sergey Alexandrovich Kryukov 25-May-12 11:50am    
You are welcome.
Would you accept this answer formally (green button)? You can accept more than one. Thanks.
--SA
Maciej Los 25-May-12 8:07am    
Good answer, my 5!
Sergey Alexandrovich Kryukov 25-May-12 11:50am    
Thank you, Maciej.
--SA
Mohamed Mitwalli 25-May-12 13:04pm    
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