SharePoint Server 2016 installation System Hardware requirements


SharePoint Server 2016 - System requirements

Here are the system requirements stated by Microsoft needed for SharePoint Server 2016.

Scenario Deployment Type and Scale Processor RAM Hard Disk
Database server - single SQL instance Development installation with minimum recommended services 64-bit
4 cores
12-16 GB 80 GB for system drive
100 GB for second drive
Database server - single SQL instance UAT installation running all available services 64-bit
4 cores
16-24 GB 80 GB for system drive
100 GB for second drive and additional drives
Web server or Application Server in a three-tier farm Development installation with minimum number of services 64-bit
4 cores
8-12 GB 80 GB for system drive
80 GB for second drive
Web server or Application Server in a three-tier farm UAT installation running all available services 64-bit
4 cores
12-16 GB 80 GB for system drive. 80 GB for second drive and additional drives

Since SharePoint Server 2016 IT Preview is in the preview/evaluation state, there are chances that the software and hardware requirements may vary a little when the final version is released.