Cisco Packet Tracer 7.2 system requirements

Minimum configuration for Packet Tracer 7.3

The following configuration is the minimum system requirements recommended by Cisco to successfully install and run Packet Tracer 7.3 :

  • CPU: Intel Pentium 4, 2.53 GHz or equivalent
  • OS: Microsoft Windows 7, 8.1, 10, Linux Ubuntu 18.04.3 LTS (Ubuntu 16.04 oand 14.04 LTS are no longer supported)
  • RAM: 2 GB
  • Storage: 500 MB 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 7.3

For optimal performance when running Packet Tracer 7.3, the following capabilities are recommended:

  • CPU: Intel Pentium 4, 3.0 GHz or better
  • RAM: 4 GB or more
  • Storage: 700 MB of free disk space
  • Display resolution: 1920 x 1080 (HD)
  • Sound card and speakers
  • Internet connectivity (if using the Multiuser feature)

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