IT - Frequently Asked Questions

PC/MAC Requirements Computer requirements

 

PC

Mac

Operating
System

MINIMUM
Windows 10 Home

RECOMMENDED
Windows 10 Pro

macOS 10.13 or Higher

Processor Type

MINIMUM
Core i3 Processor

*AMD NOT Recommended*

RECOMMENDED
Core i5 or Core i7 Processor

MINIMUM
Core i5 Processor


RECOMMENDED
Core i7 Processor

Memory

MINIMUM
4GB RAM

RECOMMENDED
8GB RAM or Higher

MINIMUM
8GB RAM

RECOMMENDED
16GB RAM or Higher

Hard Drive

MINIMUM
256GB SSD or 500GB HD

*Do not purchase a 128 GB HD*

RECOMMENDED
512GB SSD or Higher

MINIMUM
256GB SSD

*Do not purchase a 128 GB HD*

RECOMMENDED
512GB SSD or Higher

Graphics Card

MINIMUM
512 MB Video Memory

RECOMMENDED
2GB Video Memory or Higher

MINIMUM
2GB Video Memory 

RECOMMENDED
4GB Video Memory or Higher

Other Hardware

Built-In Webcam

Built-In Webcam

Software

MS Office 2016 or newer

MS Office 2016 or newer

Warranty

3 year parts and labor 
(on-site strongly recommended)

3 year parts and labor (AppleCare+)

Insurance

Comprehensive breakage, theft, liquid spill, hazard (strongly recommended)