Depending on how you plan to deploy the system, as a single-server solution, a multiple-server solution, or a clustered solution, the computer hardware that Microsoft Dynamics CRM and components will run on is important for acceptable application performance.
There are many factors that you must consider that can affect the hardware requirements. They include the following:
Number of users the Microsoft Dynamics CRM implementation will support and the way the application will be used, such as for intensive reporting.
For a list of the suggested hardware requirements, see Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011 System Requirements and Required Components in this guide.