Recommended Computer Specifications
|CPU (no Celeron)||Intel Core i7|
|OS||Win 10 64-bit|
|Hard Disk||1TB 7200rpm|
Dell, Lenovo, and Apple have established a pricing agreement that provides LSU faculty, staff and students with the ability to purchase hardware (laptops, and some desktops) at a reduced cost. For more information, please visit the Tigerware hardware purchasing page.
*Size is user preference.
**Must be compatible with WPA-Enterprise/PEAP Security
|Memory||16GB or greater|
|Hard Disk||SSD - 256GB or greater|
|Video||2GB or larger discreet adapter|
|Expansion||External USB dock with larger monitor / keyboard / mouse for residence hall and apartment use|
Any Intel-based Mac with at least 8GB memory and 250GB+ hard drive space is sufficient. 500GB of hard drive space is recommended
(Windows-only software can be run using virtualization programs, such as Parallels Desktop, VMware Fusion (free to students) or SUN VirtualBox (free) or by connecting system to dual boot using Bootcamp.
LSU provides, free of charge, a basic package of software titles for students. Several additional software titles are also available through the Tigerware site.