The School of Computer Science laptop hardware requirements are as follows.

Summary Requirements

PC or MAC laptops with the following minimum specifications:

  • CPU: Intel i5/i7/i9/Xeon or AMD Ryzen line
  • 8 GB or more of RAM
  • 256 GB or larger hard drive (SSD drive recommended)
  • wireless networking (WiFi)
  • camera, mic, and audio

Computers such as Netbooks, Chromebooks, Smartphones or atom processors are not suitable for the Computer Science program

Detailed Recommendations

The detailed laptop hardware specifications are as follows. This will be particularly useful for anyone looking to purchase a new laptop.