VMware Fusion 4 - System Requirements

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    VMware Fusion 4 - System Requirements


    The minimum system requirements for installing and using VMware Fusion 4 are:


    • Any 64-‐bit capable Intel® Mac. (Compatible with Core 2 Duo, Xeon, i3, i5, i7 processors or better)
    • Minimum 2GB of RAM (4GB or more recommended)
    • 750MB free disk space for VMware Fusion and at least 5GB for each virtual machine
    • Mac OS X 10.6.7 or later; OS X Lion recommended



    Operating system installation media (disk or disk image) for virtual machines


    NOTE: You must have enough memory to run Mac OS X, plus the memory required for each guest operating system and for applications on the Mac and in the virtual machine. For most people, 4 GB will provide a great experience when running Windows XP and Windows 7. See your guest operating system and application documentation for their memory requirements.



    Recommended graphics hardware for Windows Aero support:

    • NVIDIA 8600M or better
    • ATI 2600 or better



    Open Source Licenses

    The Acknowledgements.pdf file included in VMware Fusion 4 applies to all patch releases including 4.0.1 and 4.0.2 or later.