Computer Requirement


Component Specification
Operating System Windows 7 and above, or Mac
Processor Intel Core i3 (AMD A4) or better
Memory (RAM) 4GB or more
Hard Drive 500 GB, 7200 rpm, SATA and/or 256 GB SSD (or better)
Optical Drive(s) DVD+/-RW Drive
Sound Card Any
Graphics Card 256MB of memory minimum
Screen 13" or 15"
Network Adapter Gigabit Ethernet Adapter and 802.11n (or 802.11ac) Wireless Adapter

* Usually $500 is fine for a laptop. Certainly lots more can be spent, but < $1000 is fine. Size (small) display (small) and lightweight is important. Usually a laptop works 1-2 years and then often a new one for 3-4 years.



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