Computer Recommendations

Overview

This article contains the minimum recommended computer specifications for successfully utilizing SEMO's academic technologies.  

Recommendations

  • When purchasing a new computer, you'll want to make sure it has the resources to easily handle the computing requirements for the upcoming years, so you should consider going a little higher on the listed specifications.
  • These recommendations should be effective as long as you maintain your computer, please see Computer Performance Tips.
  • Certain majors may have higher requirements, please contact your college before purchasing a new computer.
  • Chromebooks are not recommended due to web-based application limitations, however Chromebooks can be used to remotely connect to an on-campus computer lab, please see Remote Computer Labs - Chromebook.
     

Minimum Recommendations

  PC (Windows) Macintosh
Processor Intel Core i3 or AMD Ryzen 3 Intel Core i3 or M1
Memory 8 GB 8 GB
Storage 250 GB SSD / NVMe 250 GB
Operating System (Supported) Windows 10 20H2 macOS 10.15 Catalina 

Preferred Recommendations

  PC (Windows) Macintosh
Processor Intel Core i5 or AMD Ryzen 5 Intel Core i5 or M1
Memory 8 GB - 16 GB 8 GB - 16 GB
Storage 500 GB SSD / NVMe  512 GB
Operating System (Supported) Windows 10 20H2 macOS 10.15 Catalina

Details

Article ID: 752
Created
Fri 10/1/21 2:36 PM
Modified
Wed 2/9/22 3:46 PM