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Computer/Laptop Requirements

Do not purchase a laptop until you have been accepted and registered in the program. Note that the computer software applications and tools that you will use are not Apple compatible.

Students in this program are required to purchase a laptop that meets or exceeds the following specifications:

O/S

64-bit Microsoft® Windows® 10 or Windows® 11

CPU

Intel® i-Series, Xeon®, AMD® Ryzen, Ryzen Threadripper PRO. 2.5GHz or Higher. (i7 recommended)

Highest CPU GHz recommended.

Memory

Minimum 16 GB RAM (32 GB recommended)

Hard Drive

512 SSD or greater

Video Resolution

1920 x 1080 or greater

Video Adaptor

DirectX 11 capable graphics card with Shader Model 5 and a minimum of 4GB of video memory.

Screen Size

15” or higher

Disk Space

Minimum 30 GB free disk space

.NET Framework

.NET Framework Version 4.8 or later.

Connectivity

Wireless network capability

Ethernet port (integrated or external)

Browser

Chrome (recommended), Edge, or Firefox

Camera

Integrated or external

Microphone

Integrated or external

Speakers

Integrated or external

Pointing Device

MS-Mouse or similar

 

Internet / Bandwidth

Recommended: 25 Mbps download and 3 Mbps upload

Software

Antivirus / malware protection

Microsoft® Office Suite (provided by the college)

Program specific software will be provided as required


MacBooks are not recommended. However, if you choose to use a MacBook, they are required to have a valid Windows operating system installed before starting class. Bootcamp is built into Mac applications so students can run Windows.

We do not recommend Chromebooks, iPads, and other similar tablet-style devices, as these may not be fully compatible with the applications and tools that some courses require.

Software and Online Applications

Online technologies are an important tool for accessing your course materials, participating in collaborative learning environments, and building technological skills inside and outside of the classroom.

Red River College Polytechnic provides all students with Microsoft Office 365 (including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint) and on-campus access to student email, College network, the internet, and College resources such as our online learning environment, LEARN.

Off-campus access to the Internet is the responsibility of the student.

System requirements for AutoCAD 2023

Requirements for the AutoCAD 2023/Revit 2023 (see Balanced price and performance requirements) can be found at:
 
https://knowledge.autodesk.com/support/autocad/learn-explore/caas/sfdcarticles/sfdcarticles/System-requirements-for-AutoCAD-2023-including-Specialized-Toolsets.htm

https://knowledge.autodesk.com/support/revit/learn-explore/caas/sfdcarticles/sfdcarticles/System-requirements-for-Autodesk-Revit-2023-products.html

Please see:

https://knowledge.autodesk.com/support/autocad/learn-explore/caas/sfdcarticles/sfdcarticles/System-requirements-for-AutoCAD-2022-including-Specialized-Toolsets.html

The final version of AutoCAD software to be used for course work will be decided at a later date and installed in AutoCAD class.

If you require any additional information, please contact the Civil Engineering Technology laptop support office by emailing Will at wwesselius@rrc.ca or Diana at dganal@rrc.ca.
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