Laptop Integration

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:
  • Microsoft Windows XP SP3, Windows Vista, Windows 7, Mac OS
  • 1 GHz 32-bit or 64-bit processor
  • 1 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
  • DVD Drive
  • 3 USB ports
  • Ethernet LAN
  • Wireless 802.11b
  • Additional battery
Recommended:
  • Windows 7 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
  • DVD-R/W Drive
  • 4 USB ports
  • Ethernet LAN
  • Wireless 802.11g/n
  • Additional battery
  • 3-year warranty