Both minimum requirements and high performance recommendations are listed below. Print out this list and take it with you when you go to buy your computer.
*Note: OIT recommends students purchase laptops in order to be portable around campus. If you need the improved performance of a desktop, follow the recommendations below.
|Type of Technology||Minimum Recommendation||High Performance|
|CPU||Intel Core i5||Intel Core i7|
|RAM||8 GB||16 GB|
|Hard Drive||Solid State Drive (256 GB or more) or 500 GB Hard Drive||Solid State Drive (256 GB or more) or 1 TB Hard Drive|
Integrated Graphics Card
Dedicated Graphics Card
3 years parts and labor
Dual Band Wireless AC (2.4 GHz and 5 GHz) is strongly recommended for best WiFi experience on campus.
|Type of Technology||Recommendation|
|Laptop Physical Security||
Besides the minimum recommendations above it is recommended that you consider the following:
Check with Your College or School
Purchasing Computers and Software at Educational Prices
Solid State Drives