System Requirements

Drauger OS Development aims to make Drauger OS available for as many people as possible. However, we can’t make it available to everyone due to time, financial, and sheer man-power constraints. Because of this, we would like to make our system requirements as clear as possible, to help avoid headache.

Minimum System Requirements

CPUDual-Core, 1.8GHz, 64-bit processor
Storage16 GB
Graphics ProcessorIntegrated
Screen Resolution1024×768 at 60Hz
External Ports1 Port for Display (HDMI / DisplayPort / VGA / DVI)
2 USB Ports for Installation USB Drive and Keyboard (Mouse optional, but recommended)

Please recognize that while these system specs SHOULD work, we DO NOT guarantee the experience will be pleasurable.

For a more pleasurable experience, please reference this chart:

Recommended System Requirements

CPUQuad-Core, 2.2Ghz, 64-bit processor
Storage128 GB
Graphics ProcessorNVIDIA GTX 1050, AMD RX 460, or equivalent card
Screen Resolution1080p at 60Hz
External Ports1 Port for Display (HDMI / DisplayPort / VGA / DVI)
3 USB Ports for Installation USB Drive, Keyboard, and Mouse
1 Audio Out Port

Anything above these specs is most likely going to yield better results


Do you suggest NVIDIA or AMD?

This depends on a couple factors. If you want the best performance no matter what, go with NVIDIA, if you just want a dedicated graphics card that works, go with AMD. In general, we would suggest NVIDIA because it is known working on Drauger OS. However, we do not include the drivers for it on the ISO, so choosing AMD is a valid choice.

Do you suggest having more than one screen?

Under normal circumstances, we would suggest multiple screens for increased productivity. However, Drauger OS is not made for productivity. It is made for gaming. As such, since some games can only use one monitor at a time, a second would be a waste of money.

Beyond this, our Xfce layout is designed with single-monitor use in mind and may cause issues for people trying to use it with multiple monitors.

Should I get an Intel or AMD processor?

For security reasons, we would suggest getting a AMD processor. However, a ThreadRipper might not serve you will in games. We would suggest either a Ryzen 5 or Ryzen 7 processor instead to both save money and perform more reliably.

Can I run Drauger OS on (insert random CPU architecture here)?

No. Drauger OS ONLY runs on 64-bit CPU architectures. Specifically: x86_64 / amd64. Most modern laptops, desktops, and servers (made since 2003-ish) run this.

Do you plan to add support for any other CPU architectures?

Out of necessity, our repositories support 32-bit (x86) code. However, we do not plan to build an ISO for Drauger OS on any other CPU architecture anytime soon. If you are interested in doing this, please contact us.