ITS Personal PC & Technology Recommendations

Minimum Specs:


PC :  These are the minimum requirements; higher specifications are at your discretion.

  • 2 GHz  Intel core i5
  • 8 GB of Memory
  • 256 GB Hard Drive

MAC :  These are the minimum requirements; higher specifications are at your discretion.

  • 1.3 GHz  Intel core i5 or higher
  • 8 GB of Memory
  • 256 GB Hard Drive

Network Connection:  You will need a fast and reliable internet connection. In order to connect to a Google Meet for online learning, Google recommends you should have the following bandwidth capabilities:

  • Please use this link to find out more about your network connection in relation to Google Meet. 

 


Upgrades worth considering:

  • Additional RAM
  • Increased Hard Drive Space
  • Solid State Hard Drive (SSD) for increased performance

Over the Ear Headphones with Microphone for Remote Learning:

  • Noise cancelling Over the Ear Headphones with a built in microphone are recommended for Remote Learning.
  • Take note to select a headset that has a connection that is compatible with your device (ex: USB, USB C, 3.5mm, Bluetooth, etc)
  • List of some options from Amazon.

Other Considerations

  • Always remember to check reviews before finalizing a purchase.

See your Academic Adviser for advice as to what the best computer is for your program for software compatibility reasons.

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Article ID: 35316
Created
Wed 8/16/17 10:38 AM
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Wed 8/19/20 2:00 PM