Personal Computer Guidelines

For First-Year Engineering Students

 
Component Minimum Specifications Recommended
Processor (PC or Mac) 2.4 Ghz Core 2 Duo or better
Memory at least 4 GB RAM
Video card at least 256mb video memory
Hard drive at least 160 GB or better
Optical drive not required (only if/when you discover a need)
Networking Gigabit Ethernet and Wireless 802.11 a/g/n
External ports at least one USB 2.0 port