Recommended Computer Specifications

If you are planning to purchase a new computer use through the next few years in the Lerner College, we recommend the following specifications at minimum.

If you are in a non-Lerner major, please consult the general recommended specifications as provided by the University.

Specifications
  Windows MacOS
Operating System Windows 7 Home Premium or Professional (64-bit)
or
Windows 10 Home or Pro
MacOS 10.9.5 or higher
(Late 2013 models or newer)
Processor Type MINIMUM
Intel Core i5 or comparable processor
RECOMMENDED
Intel Core i7 or better
Memory MINIMUM
4 GB RAM
RECOMMENDED
8 GB RAM
Hard Drive MINIMUM
250 GB
RECOMMENDED
500 GB or more
Warranty 4 year on-site (recommended) or depot warranty, accidental damage service highly recommended. 3 year parts and labor AppleCare
Software
Software needs may vary depending on your major, but at minimum you will need the software listed below:

  Windows MacOS
Productivity Office 365
(available through UDeploy)
Virtualization Not Applicable VMWare
(available through UDeploy)
Antivirus Software McAfee VirusScan
(available through UDeploy)