Minimum and Recommended Specifications

The Capstone College of Nursing strongly recommends that CCN students have a laptop for use in coursework throughout the curriculum.

Minimum requirements:

  • Windows 7, Mac OS
  • 1 GHz 32-bit or 64-bit processor
  • 2 GB of system memory
  • 80 GB HDD with 40 GB of available disk space
  • Support for DirectX 9 graphics with 128 MB of graphics memory
  • 3 USB ports
  • Ethernet LAN  OR Ethernet LAN Adapter
  • Wireless 802.11b
  • Up to date Anti-Virus protection (Download McAfee FREE here)
  • Up to date Anti-Malware protection (Download a FREE version here)
  • CHROMEBOOKS AND LINUX OS DEVICES ARE NOT SUPPORTED

Recommended:

  • Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10, or Mac OS
  • 2 GHz 32-bit or 64-bit processor
  • 4 GB of system memory
  • 160 GB HDD with 80 GB of available disk space
  • Support for DirectX 10 graphics with 256 MB of graphics memory
  • 4 USB ports
  • Ethernet LAN OR Ethernet LAN Adapter
  • Wireless 802.11g/n
  • 3 Year Warranty
  • Up to date Anti-Virus protection (Download McAfee FREE here)
  • Up to date Anti-Malware protection (Download a FREE version here)
  • CHROMEBOOKS AND LINUX OS DEVICES ARE NOT SUPPORTED

Please visit Laptop Integration for recommendations and downloads to fully prepare your laptop.

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