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SharePoint 2016 Hardware Requirements

SharePoint 2016 will be available for public evaluation from Q4 2015!!!

This version, requires a new investement of Hardware.

SharePoint 2016 doesn’t come up with a Stand-alone installation that includes the SQL Express edition. So we need to separately install the SQL Server edition for storing the SharePoint databases.

As for SharePoint 2013, SharePoint 2016 also requires a 64-bit  processor with 4 cores.
Hardware investments recommended for installing SharePoint 2016:

Server Type Deployment Running Services RAM Processor Disk
Single Server Central Administration and web applications Single SQL Server Instance 16 to 24 GB 64-bit 4 Core 80 GB
Single Server Central Administration and web applications Single SQL Server Instance 12 to 16 GB 64-bit 4 Core 80 GB
Farm Server WFE Server or App Server All available services, a separate server for the SQL DB 12 to 16 GB 64-bit 4 Core 80 GB
Farm Server WFE Server or App Server Minimum recommended services, a separate server for the SQL DB 8 to 12 GB 64-bit 4 Core 80 GB

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