|Required Processor||Minimum: 1.4 GHz 64-bit processor
Compatible with x64 instruction set
Supports NX and DEP
Supports CMPXCHG16b, LAHF/SAHF, and PrefetchW
Supports Second Level Address Translation (EPT or NPT)
|Required Memory||Minimum: 512 MB (2 GB for Server with Desktop Experience installation option)
ECC (Error Correcting Code) type or similar technology
|Storage controller & disk space||Minimum: 32 GB
Windows Server 2016 does not allow ATA/PATA/IDE/EIDE for boot, page, or data drives.
|Network adapter||Minimum: An Ethernet adapter capable of at least gigabit throughput
Compliant with the PCI Express architecture specification.
Supports Pre-boot Execution Environment (PXE).
|Connectivity||Internet access (Connect time charges may apply)|
|Graphics||Super VGA (1024 x 768) or higher-resolution|
|Other System Requirements||DVD drive (if you intend to install the operating system from DVD media)|
|Necessary for certain features|| UEFI 2.3.1c-based system and firmware that supports secure boot
Trusted Platform Module
Keyboard and Microsoft® mouse (or other compatible pointing device)