Southern State recommends that all students buy a laptop with with the following specifications:


Laptop Requirements
Minimum
Recommended
Processor
i5 (2 GHz or more)
i5 (2 GHz or more)
Ram Memory
4 GB
8 GB
Hard drive (solid state preferred)
256 GB
500 GB
Screen size
13 inch
15 inch
Optical drive
DVD / CD
DVD / CD
USB have one 2.0 and 3.0
3 usb ports
4 usb ports
Wireless network adapter
802.11 b /g
802.11 b/g 802.11 a/g/n



Engineering Students

Southern State Engineering Students are required have these Minimum Requirements:


Laptop Requirements
Minimum Requirements
Processor
Intel or AMD Processor with SSE2 support
Ram Memory
8GB RAM or more
Operating System
Windows 8.1 or 10 (Windows 10 users should update to the latest version, Check for Updates)
Optical drive
DVD / CD
Software
Software varies - most versions will be downloadable for free
Video Card
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