The biggest advantage of using an Android emulator is to access and use all the applications that aren't compaitable with desktop platforms. For example, you can use Instagram, Clash of Clans, Critical Ops, and other Android-Exclusive games on PC or Mac with ease.
You can now download the latest beta version of BlueStacks which runs on Android 7.0 Nougat from the below link. Here are the minimum system requirements:
Processor: Intel/AMD Processor with virtualization extensions (VT/SVM) enabled in the BIOS.
RAM: 4GB RAM
HDD: 4GB Disk Space
You must be an Administrator on your PC
Up to date graphics drivers from Microsoft or the chipset vendorBlueStacks N Beta will work on systems that fulfill the minimum systems requirements. However, for a superior gameplay experience, Recommended System Requirements are mentioned below
Recommeded system requirements:
OS: Windows 10
Processor: Intel Core i5-680 (passmark 3500) or higher processor with virtualization extensions enabled in the BIOS
Graphics: Intel HD 5200 (passmark 750) or higher
Memory: 6GB or higher
HDD: SSD (or fusion)
Internet: Broadband connection to access games, accounts and related content
Download: BlueStacks Android N Beta