Computer Requirements for Reynolds College of Arts and Letters Students

Computer Requirements

Reynolds College of Arts and Letters

The Judith Enyeart Reynolds College of Arts and Letters houses multiple academic programs that are computer processing, memory, and graphic intensive. These programs include course activities in computer animation, graphic design and illustration, and audio/video production, to name a few. The following hardware and software recommendations are a good starting point when considering a computer purchase.

Recommended Minimum Specifications

Processor: Intel or AMD quad-core with a base clock speed of 2.4GHz or greater

Memory (RAM): 16 GB

Graphics: Nvidia or AMD separate graphics card with at least 2 GB of video ram. Adobe software will perform better with a Nvidia card.

Display resolution: 1920 x 1080. AdobeRGB or DCI-P3 color space coverage preferred.

Operating system: Windows 10 Pro; macOS 10.14 (“Mojave”) or newer

Internet service: High-speed broadband internet service is required for large media file distribution and playback.

Accessories: Microphone, webcam, and external USB 3.1 or Thunderbolt 3 storage drive with a plan for backup to a cloud service.

NOTE: While you may wish to use a Chromebook, iPad, or other tablet, these devices should be considered supplemental and are not sufficient to complete all necessary course work.


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