Cisco Packet Tracer 7.2 system requirements

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Minimum configuration for Packet Tracer 7.2

The following configuration is the minimum system requirements recommended by Cisco to successfully install and run Packet Tracer 7.2 :

  • CPU: Intel Pentium 4, 2.53 GHz or equivalent
  • OS: Microsoft Windows 7, 8.1, 10, Ubuntu Linux 16.04 LTS (Ubuntu 12.04 or 14.04 LTS not supported anymore)
  • RAM: 2 GB
  • Storage: 1.4 GB of free disk space
  • Display resolution: 1024 x 768
  • Language fonts supporting Unicode encoding (if viewing in languages other than English)
  • Latest video card drivers and operating system updates

There is no way to hard limit the Cisco Packet Tracer amount of memory that is used to create and configure devices. Large networks with complex protocols running may require up to 2 gigabyte or more of memory to run effectively

 

Recommended configuration for Packet Tracer 7.2

For optimal performance when running Packet Tracer 7.2, the following capabilities are recommended:

  • CPU: Intel Pentium 4, 3.0 GHz or better
  • RAM: 4 GB or more
  • Storage: 1.6 GB of free disk space
  • Display resolution: 1920 x 1080 (HD)
  • Sound card and speakers
  • Internet connectivity (if using the Multiuser feature)