Legacy requirements?

I am trying to help some less wealthy youngsters into the Blender fold, and I need to know the hardware requirements for 2.79b, since they probably cannot afford the requirements for 2.8. Is there an old page somewhere that shows the 2.79b requirements? I can find the download and lots of documentation, but for some reason not the requirements to run it…

They are precised at the bottom of the page.

OpenGL 2.1 for 2.79
OpenGL 1.4 for 2.76

I noticed that, but is that all? 2.8 has pretty detailed reqs, and I seem to remember 2.79 having that, too back when I leveled up last!


Minimum (basic usage) hardware

32-bit dual core 2Ghz  CPU with SSE2 support.
24 bits 1280×768 display
Mouse or trackpad
OpenGL 2.1 compatible graphics with 512 MB RAM

Recommended hardware

64-bit quad core CPU
Full HD display with 24 bit color
Three button mouse
OpenGL 3.2 compatible graphics with 2 GB RAM

Optimal (production-grade) hardware

64-bit eight core CPU
Two full HD displays with 24 bit color
Three button mouse and graphics tablet
Dual OpenGL 3.2 compatible graphics cards with 4 GB RAM

From archive.org page

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