Differences in Revisions: Hardware

Both systems are not purchasable any more
# Hardware
## Requirements (Recommended)
| Processor | i586-compatible x86 CPU with 1 GHz or better or a [supported ARM SBC](./arm) |
| Memory | 1GB or greater |
| Storage | at least 4GB of harddisk storage |
| Network | at least two Ethernet network adapters |
Read more about [](./requirements) of IPFire.
## Hardware Mythbusters
A collection of articles explains which hardware features are desirable for IPFire and which hardware should be avoided to not risk any hardware failures or bad performance.
* [](./mythbusters)
## Hardware Compatibility Lists (HCLs)
### Platforms
Basically any x86 based system (with AMD or Intel processor) works very well with IPFire. The [](./arm) architecture however is not that compatible. Please check out which single board computers are supported and which not in the [](./arm) hardware section.
### Components
* [](./networking)
* [](./mass-storage)
* [](../cryptography/hardware)
* [Hardware Random Number Generators (HWRNGs)](../cryptography/entropy)
## System Examples
* [](./lightningwirelabs)
* [](./fountainnetworks)
* [](./pcengines)
### Obsolete examples
You cannot buy these systems any more.
* [](./Intel D945GCLF2) - A miniITX-Board with one Intel-Atom-Processor.
* [](./fit-PC2) - An embedded system with Intel-Atom-Z-Processor.