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Computer/Laptop Requirements

Online learning is a critical component of course delivery in all Red River College programs. To ensure each student has the tools they need to achieve their academic goals, all Red River College students require, at minimum:

1.  Off-campus access to a current computer with a webcam

2.  A high speed internet connection

3. A computer with the following minimum requirements.




Operating System

Windows 10

Enterprise or Professional version 1803


Windows 10

Enterprise or Professional version 1903 or later



Intel i-series


Intel i5 or i7





Hard Drive


Solid State Drive

Graphics Card

1GB GPU with 29GB/s bandwidth, DirectX 11, Pixel Shader 3, Direct3D workstation class, OpenGL 3.2, OpenCL 1.2

4GB GPU with 106GB/s bandwidth, designed for CAD

(e.g. "NVIDIA Quadro" or "AMD FirePro/Radeon Pro")


1920 x 1080

• Recommended minimum speed: 10 mbps for download, 3 mbps for upload
• Slower internet connection speeds may result in audio and video issues. Please keep in mind that if others in your home are using the same internet connection at the same time as you are, you may also experience audio and video issues.

Please note that any anticipated costs are not included in Books and Supplies estimates.

Please refer to https://www.rrc.ca/future-students/computer-requirements/ for further information on Computer Requirements for Students.

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