Hardware requirements—Web servers, application servers, and single server installations

Processor:64-bit, four cores, 2.5 GHz minimum per core

RAM:• 4 GB for developer or evaluation use – 8 GB for production use in a single server or multiple server farmHard disk:80 GB for system drive

Reference: http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc262485.aspx


Software Requirements – SharePoint prerequisite Download Links

Application Server Role, Web Server (IIS) Role Installed on the server go to add roles from server manager
Microsoft SQL Server 2008 Native Client Download Here
Hotfix for Microsoft Windows (KB976462) Download Here
Windows Identity Foundation (KB974405) Download Here
Microsoft Sync Framework Runtime v1.0 (x64) Download Here
Microsoft Chart Controls for Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5 Download Here
Microsoft Filter Pack 2.0 Download Here
Microsoft SQL Server 2008 Analysis Services ADOMD.NET Download Here
Microsoft Server Speech Platform Runtime (x64) Download Here
Microsoft Server Speech Recognition Language – TELE(en-US) Download Here
SQL 2008 R2 Reporting Services SharePoint 2010 Add-in Download Here

Installing SharePoint Server 2010

Video: Installing SharePoint Server 2010