Recommened system requirements: 512MB of RAM, 700MHz CPU, 5GB of HDD space.
Ranked in these QuestionsQuestion Ranking
Pro Beginner friendly
Linux Lite renames software it comes bundled with to be more user-friendly, it gives suggestions on what additional software the user might be interested, support on how to keep the system up to date, etc. It should especially be familiar to Windows users, since the desktop layout and the basic way you interact with it is similar.
Pro Good performance
Even on an old machine Linux Lite perform most everyday operations quickly and without stability issues.