Hardware Recommendations For Running Access

Hardware matters. Invest in a faster PC and your Microsoft Access databases will run faster. Be alert for sellers packaging fast processors with minimal memory and a slow hard drive to keep prices low. Look at all aspects of the purchase when database speed is a priority. A faster hard drive is worth the investment and more memory will help to improve the performance of the system.


Access 2016

Access 2013

Access 2010


1 gigahertz (Ghz) or faster x86-bit or x64-bit processor with SSE2

1 GHz clock speed, IA-32 or x64 architecture with SSE2 support500-megahertz (MHz) processor or higher.


1 GB RAM (32 bit); 2 GB RAM (64 bit)

IA-32 edition: 1 GB x64 edition: 2 GB

256 megabytes (MB) of RAM or higher.


1024 x 768 resolution

1024 x 768 resolution

1024 x 768 resolution

Graphics Hardware Acceleration Requirements

DirectX 10 graphics card.DirectX 10 graphics card.DirectX 9.0c compatible graphics card with drivers dated 11/1/2004 or later.

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By Admin at 6 Dec 2016, 17:08 PM



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