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Choosing the Right System

Choosing the right computer system is a very personal decision. Visit the Showcase to:

Our sales staff can offer helpful advice and expert knowledge of the U-M computing environment.

Recommended Specs for the Current U-M Computing Environment

These are general recommendations:
Check to see if your school or college has specific requirements or recommendations.

These are minimum specifications:
If you are purchasing a new system, we encourage you to plan for the future (in particular, by investing in a faster processor, more RAM and a larger drive).

Specification Minimum Requirements
OS: Windows 7 or 8 (64-bit recommended)
Mac OS X 10.6.8 or later
Processor: Intel i3 or higher
Screen: 13" or larger
Memory: 4GB (8GB recommended)
Storage: 120GB
Ethernet: 10/100 or 10/100/1000 (Gigabit)
Wireless: 802.11 b/g/n
 
Recommended Add-ons/Accessories: