System requirements for BlueStacks 4

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Minimum system requirements
  • OS: Microsoft Windows 7 and above.
  • Processor:  Intel or AMD Processor.
  • RAM: Your PC must have at least 2GB of RAM. (Note that having 2GB or more disk space is not a substitute for RAM)
  • HDD: 5GB Free Disk Space.
  • You must be an Administrator on your PC. 
  • Up to date graphics drivers from Microsoft or the chipset vendor.
BlueStacks 4 will work on systems that fulfill the minimum systems requirements. 
However, for a superior gaming experience, Recommended System Requirements are mentioned below.
 
Recommended system requirements
  • OS: Microsoft Windows 10
  • Processor: Intel or AMD Multi-Core Processor with Single Thread benchmark score > 1000. 
    Graphics: Intel/Nvidia/ATI, Onboard or Discrete controller with benchmark score >= 750. 
    You can go through the detailed guide we have made on how to find the benchmark score of your processor (CPU) and graphics card (GPU).
  • Please ensure Virtualization is enabled on your PC/Laptop.
  • RAM: 8GB or higher
  • HDD: SSD (or Fusion/Hybrid Drives) 
  • Internet: Broadband connection to access games, accounts and related content.
  • Up to date graphics drivers from Microsoft or the chipset vendor.
  • You can install BlueStacks even if you have a virtual machine such as Microsoft Virtual PC, VMWare Workstation, or Oracle Virtualbox, installed on the same PC. However, please note, that you may run into some performance issues.

Also see: How to install the correct BlueStacks version on your PC.

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