Personal Computer Requirements

Bringing a personal computer to campus? Here's what we recommend.

Minimum Hardware RECOMMENDED FOR STUDENTS

PC Desktop

Intel i5 Processor 3.5 Ghz or higher
Operating System: Windows 10

HARDWARE SPECIFICATIONS:

  • 8 GB RAM
  • 500 GB Hard Drive
  • DVD/CDRW Drive
  • 10/100 Ethernet Network Card
  • Video/Audio: 256MB Video card; standard audio

PC Laptop

Intel i5 Processor 3.5 Ghz or higher
Operating System: Windows 10

HARDWARE SPECIFICATIONS:

  • 8 GB RAM
  • 500 GB Hard Drive
  • 10/100 Ethernet Network Card
  • Video/Audio: 256MB video card; Standard audio
  • Wireless: 802.11n compatible wireless networking card/capability

Macintosh Desktop

Apple iMac, 21.5-inch
Intel i5 Processor 2.8Ghz or higher

HARDWARE SPECIFICATIONS:

  • 8 GB RAM
  • Ethernet
  • 500 GB hard drive
  • CD-RW/DVD-RW drive
  • AppleCare Protection Plan

Macintosh Laptop

MACBOOK Pro 13:

Intel i5 Processor 2.5 Ghz or higher

Hardware specifications:

  • Wireless
  • 8 GB RAM
  • 500 GB hard drive
  • AppleCare Protection Plan

MACBOOK pro 15:

Intel i7 Processor 2.2 Ghz or higher

Hardware specifications:

  • Wireless
  • 16 GB RAM
  • 500 GB hard drive
  • AppleCare Protection Plan

SUPPORTED HARDWARE FOR FACULTY AND STAFF

PC Desktop

  • HP Model 800 G2 and higher
  • OS Windows 10 and higher

PC Laptop

  • HP 840 G1 series and higher
  • OS Windows 10 and higher

Macintosh Desktop/Laptop

  • Must be capable of running OS Mountain Lion 10.8

 

Additional services


IT Services

The Office of Information at New College offers technical support for a wide variety of services at New College.

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Help/Information

Help Desk is located in the Palmer A Building, Room 120. Hours are Monday - Friday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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