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College of Engineering

2024-25 Baseline Minimum System Requirements

For All Incoming Undergraduate Students

Platform

PC

Laptop*

*Chromebook not recommended

Operating System

Windows 11 (64-Bit), MacOS and Chrome OS not supported

Processor Speed

Intel 13th Gen i5/i7 or Core Ultra 5/7 Series 1 or AMD Ryzen 5/7 7030/7040/8000 Series; or higher

Memory (RAM)

32 GB or higher

Storage

500 GB SSD (Solid State Drive) or higher

Webcam

Built-in or external with built in microphone (headset/earbuds recommended)

Wireless

Wi-Fi Capable

Warranty

4 Year with accident damage coverage

Software

Software Suite*

*Students are required to purchase the Incoming Undergraduate Software Bundle through the Virginia Tech Software Service Center. See the Student Software Center for more information.

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.

AND

Engineering Software Bundle
More information about the Software Requirement

Backup

500 GB or higher Cloud backup service OR external SSD drive

Additional Information: No Macs for Engineering Majors not intending to pursue Computer Science.

Contact
Jeff Phillips
540-922-9988
engtechteam@vt.edu
For further details and contact information, see the Engineering Computer Requirements page.