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Overview of Windows Server 2003 R2 Standard x64 Edition

Published: January 6, 2004 | Updated: December 6, 2005

Windows Server 2003 R2 Standard x64 Edition, is well-suited for high-performance computing (HPC) clusters, Terminal Services, Active Directory data stores larger than 2 GB, databases, business applications, Internet Information Services (IIS) 6.0, and memory-bound applications that do not require more than four processors.

Windows Server 2003 R2 Standard x64 Edition, supports up to 32 GB of RAM on 1- to 4-way servers. Supported processors include:

  • AMD Opteron
  • AMD Athlon 64
  • Intel Xeon with Intel EM64T
  • Intel Pentium with Intel EM64T

Minimum System Requirements

ComponentRequirement

Minimum CPU

x64 architecture-based computer with Intel Pentium or Xeon family with Intel Extended Memory 64 Technology, or AMD Opteron family, AMD Athlon 64 family, or compatible processor (Windows Server 2003 R2 Standard x64 Edition, supports up to four CPUs on one server)

Minimum RAM

512 MB

Multiprocessor Support

Up to 4

Minimum Disk Space for Setup

4 GB