College of Architecture and Urban Studies
2022-2023 Baseline Minimum System Requirements
For All Incoming Undergraduate Students
*New ARM Macintosh computers do not support some of the software used in the program.
Windows 10 or 11 (64-Bit)
Intel Core i7 or i9
16 GB or higher
Minimum 500 GB SSD (Solid State Drive)
Built-in or external with built in microphone (headset/earbuds recommended)
3 Year on-site service support with accident damage coverage (4 Year is highly recommended)
*Students are required to purchase the Incoming Undergraduate Software Bundle through the Virginia Tech Software Service Center. More information can be found at Student Software Center.
Included Products: Microsoft Windows Operating System with Microsoft Office 365 Pro Plus
Platform: macOS and Windows
Eligibility: Valid while enrolled in undergraduate classes at Virginia Tech
Note: Office 365 Pro Plus can be downloaded and installed on up to five machines and Office mobile apps can be installed on up to five mobile devices.
Any backup method of choice including cloud-based services like Microsoft OneDrive and Google Drive.
AMD or NVidia Graphics Card