Recommended PC Specs
The below specifications are general in scope and serves as the absolute minimum for daily personal use. It is not an exhaustive list nor is it a requirement. It is a recommendation designed to help students get the most out of their college experience. To find out if your college has specific requirements, view our College Requirements Page.
Personal recommended internet connections to access any of our SIU resources from off campus are DSL, Cable, Broadband or Satellite.
Windows Hardware Specs:
|Processor||Intel Core i5, 3.1GHz||Intel Core i3, 2.20GHz|
|RAM||4GB DDR3 SDRAM, 1333MHz||4GB DDR3 SDRAM, 1333MHz|
|Operating System||Windows 7 Professional||Windows 7 Professional|
|Graphics||Integrated Video, Intel HD Graphics 2000 (1DP & 1 VGA)||Intel HD Graphics 3000|
Mac Hardware Specs:
|Processor||Intel Core i5||Intel Core i3|
|RAM||4.0GB DDR3||4.0GB DDR3|
|Operating System||MAC OSX 10.7||MAC OSX 10.7|
|Video Card||512 MB GDDR5||512 MB GDDR5|
Students should contact their academic department for more specific requirements.
The SalukiTech Computer Store offers special deals on systems that meet or exceed the general recommendations listed above. If you are interested in purchasing a system, visit the Computer Store!
*The SalukiTech Computer Store only offers systems with the Windows operating system.