Recommended Computer Specs for Students

Recommended System Specs for Student Computers

2012-2013 UAB IT

 

Apple Macintosh:  Laptop & Desktop systems

 

Minimum

Recommended

CPU

1.83 Ghz Intel Core Duo

Intel I7 processor (or higher)

RAM (memory)

1GB

4GB (or higher)

Hard Disk

80 GB

250 GB (or higher)

Operating System

Mac OS X 10.6

Mac OS X 10.8 (or higher)

Networking

802.11b/g wireless (Airport)

802.11b/g/n wireless (Airport)

 

 

Microsoft Windows PC:  Laptop

 

Recommended: Windows XP

Recommended: Windows Vista

Recommended: Windows 7

CPU

1.5 Ghz Intel or AMD

2.16 Ghz Intel Dual Core or AMD Dual Core (or higher)

Intel I5 processor

RAM (memory)

1GB

2 GB (or higher)

4 GB (or higher)

Hard Disk

80 GB

160 GB (or higher)

160 GB (or higher)

Operating System

Windows XP SP3

Windows Vista SP1

Windows 7 32bit

Networking

802.11g wireless

802.11b/g wireless

802.11b/g wireless

 

Microsoft Windows PC:  Desktop

 

Recommended: Windows XP

Recommended: Windows Vista

Recommended: Windows 7

CPU

1.5 Ghz Intel or AMD

2.16 Ghz Intel Dual Core or AMD Dual Core (or higher)

Intel I5 Processor

RAM (memory)

1GB

2 GB (or higher)

4 GB (or higher)

Hard Disk

80 GB

160 GB (or higher)

160 GB (or higher)

Operating System

Windows XP SP3

Windows Vista SP1

Windows 7

Networking

Ethernet

Ethernet

Ethernet

Last modified on March 03, 2014