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Server 2012 Foundation & Essentials - Hardware Requirements

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I am trying to find realistic hardware requierements for both Server 2012 Foundation and Essentials. The MS recomendations look very low (and they have a history of quoting impractically low requirements) but some other recomendations I have seeb on the net seem absurdly high. The network I am quoting for is for between 5 - 10 users using MS office and an old reservations system which has low overheads.

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John
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Please refer the below link for the Microsoft Windows Server 2012 Hardware Recommendations

http://www.servethehome.com/microsoft-windows-server-2012-hardware-requirements-recommendations/

As you mention you are use only 5 to 10 user then I would suggest you  following hardware will good for your organization.

CPU : Dual Intel-xen E52620

Memory : 8 GB to 16 GB

Hard disk : 600 GB.
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