Make sure to consult your software package for recommended specs!

A computer that will run smoothly by today's standards will have three or more of the following. Please buy a current or previous year laptop to avoid possible hardware problems and to make your life much easier.

  • A Processor with four or more cores aka Quad Core, Hexa Core, Octa Core etc... running at 2GHz or more. AMD Ryzen or Intel i5 and higher are recommended. 
  • 8GB or more of RAM is recommended. RAM is also known as Memory
  • Solid State Storage aka SSD
  • A dedicated PC Graphics card coming from Nvidia or AMD. - This may not be necessary for all students.


Below is an example