Recommended Hardware

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Other information that could be relevant: 


When selecting a laptop, students should research a “gaming ready or VR ready” device. These laptops typically contain fast
processors, high-end graphics cards (AMD or NVIDIA) and over 8GB of ram.


Sample Devices:

MacBook Pro 

  • 2.6GHz 6-core Intel Core i7 or higher

  • Radeon Pro 555X with 4GB of GDDR5 memory and automatic graphics switching or higher

  • 16GB+ of RAM


MSI GL Series GL63 Gaming Laptop or equivalent

  • 15.6″ 120 Hz Intel Core i7 8th Gen 8750H (2.20 GHz) 

  • AMD or NVIDIA graphics card

  • 16 GB+ Memory 

  • 512 GB NVMe SSD 

  • Windows 10 Home 64-bit 


Students should avoid purchasing the following computers if their intention is high-end graphics use.

  • Tablet like computers with no graphics card

  • Laptops with no graphics card and under 8GB of RAM

  • IPads

  • Chromebooks

  • Surface tablets