Minimum Hardware RequirementsΒΆ

The minimum hardware requirements for pfSense 2.4.4-RELEASE-p2 are:

  • CPU 600 MHz or faster
  • RAM 512 MB or more
  • 4 GB or larger disk drive (SSD, HDD, etc)
  • One or more compatible network interface cards
  • Bootable USB drive or CD/DVD-ROM for initial installation


The minimum requirements are not suitable for all environments; see Hardware Sizing Guidance for details.