Minimum System Requirements | Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center

PC / Windows

Requirements
Intel i5 or i7 processor / AMD Ryzen 5 or Ryzen 7
8GB+ RAM
802.11AC 5GHz Wireless network card
250GB+ Solid state drive
Windows
Software

Mac

Requirements
Intel i5, i7 or M1 Processors
8GB or more of RAM recommended
802.11ac 5GHz wireless network card
250GB+ Solid State Drive
Mac OS Catalina (10.15) or higher
Software

Important Notes

  • Web camera (internal or external) & microphone for web conferencing and/or exams. (Please check with your program and review your course syllabus for specific software required for video proctoring of exams.)
  • USB to Ethernet adapter is required for laptops without a built-in Ethernet port. (Suggested Model)
  • Tablet devices can be used to access some course content but will not substitute the need for a laptop
  • All students are required to have broadband Internet access for online learning content. (Cable, DSL, etc...)
  • Dial-up and Mobile hot-spots provided by cellular providers are not recommended
  • Internet Explorer is not recommended. Mozilla FireFox and Google Chrome are stable alternatives
  • Headphones may be required for certain class assignments