Minimum System Requirements | Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center

PC / Windows

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

Windows 10

Effective January 14th, 2020
Microsoft will end support for the Windows 7 operating system, making it obsolete. To retain access to TTUHSC network resources, Windows 7 users should upgrade to Windows 10 befor this date.



Intel i5 or i7 Processor
Minimum 4GB of RAM, 8GB or more of RAM recommended
802.11ac 5GHz wireless network card
250GB+ Solid State Drive
OS X 10.13

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