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CN Workstation Requirements

Computers must meet the minimum hardware and software requirements below to be eligible for CN service. This helps ensure that systems meet the demands of current and future technologies. Computers that do not meet or exceed the minimum requirements below are not eligible for CN service, but may be serviced with a special project fee.

These requirements apply to most desktop and laptop computers. Special considerations can be made for mobile devices, such as tablets, netbooks, ultrabooks, etc. Please contact your IT manager if you have any questions.

PC Requirements

Hardware Minimum Recommended
CPU Intel Core Duo Series Intel Core i Series
Memory 2GB 4GB
Hard Drive 80GB 160GB
Optical Drive CD-RW/DVD CD/DVD-RW
 
Software
Operating System Windows 7 Windows 7 Enterprise
Productivity Suite Office 2010 Office 2010

Macintosh Requirements

Hardware Minimum Recommended
CPU Intel Core Duo Series Intel Core i Series
Memory 2GB 4GB (8GB if using virtual windows machine)
Hard Drive 80GB 160GB
Optical Drive CD-RW/DVD CD/DVD-RW
 
Software
Operating System Mac OS X 10.5 or higher Mac OS X 10.7 or higher
Productivity Suite Microsoft Office 2011 Microsoft Office 2011