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   * Multicore 64-bit* processor    * Multicore 64-bit* processor 
-  * A PC with a __**a minimum of 8GB of RAM (ECC Recommended)**,__ a bootable CD-Rom Drive plus either: +  * A PC with a __**a minimum of 8GB of RAM (ECC recommended)**,__ a bootable CD-Rom drive plus either: 
-    * A Floppy Disk/USB Stick (for configuration storage) and one or more Hard Drives (as storage) +    * A floppy disk/USB stick (for configuration storage) and one or more hard drives (for storage) 
-    * A Bootable USB or CF drive (2GB minimum for Embedded platform, 4GB for the Full platform),\\ //but use CF or USB drive for Full platform **not recommended**// and 1 or more Hard Drives for its data storage. +    * A bootable USB or CF drive (4GB minimum for embedded or full platform),\\ //but using a CF card or USB drive for the full platform is **not recommended**// and 1 or more hard drives for data storage. 
-    * A Bootable Hard Drive and one or more Hard Drives (as storage) +    * A bootable hard drive and one or more hard drives (for storage) 
-    * A Bootable Hard Drive (which will be partitioned for XigmaNAS and Data)+    * A bootable hard drive (which will be partitioned for XigmaNAS and data)
   * Or a virtual PC emulator such as VMware/QEMU configured as above.   * Or a virtual PC emulator such as VMware/QEMU configured as above.
  
-<note>Note - Where XigmaNAS is installed on a bootable USB Drive, CF Drive or Hard Drive, the bootable CD-ROM should be removed once XigmaNAS is installed. At this time installing XigmaNAS from LiveCD/LiveUSB is the only supported method</note>+<note>Note - When XigmaNAS is installed on a bootable USB drive, CF drive or hard drive, the bootable CD-ROM should be removed once XigmaNAS is installed. At this time installing XigmaNAS from LiveCD/LiveUSB is the only supported method</note>
 <note warning> Warning!  <note warning> Warning! 
   * 2GB of RAM is the absolute minimum required for running swapless.   * 2GB of RAM is the absolute minimum required for running swapless.
   * 512MB of free RAM is the minimum required for upgrading the embedded version.   * 512MB of free RAM is the minimum required for upgrading the embedded version.
-  * Using advanced features like software RAID 5 and enabling lots of functions may need more RAM (4GB or more). +  * Using advanced features and enabling lots of functions may require more RAM (4GB or more). 
-  * For using ZFS, we do recommend an absolute minimum of 8GB RAM for greater system performance.+  * For ZFS, we recommend an minimum of 8GB RAM for greater system performance.
 </note> </note>
  
 <note important>**The best way to get the most out of your system is to install as much system RAM as you can!**</note> <note important>**The best way to get the most out of your system is to install as much system RAM as you can!**</note>
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