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Recommended Computer Configurations

If you are considering purchasing a new computer, here is a list of suggested configurations and recommended software that will best support you academically at Cape Fear Community College.


PC
Processor:  Intel Core i5 or i7
Operating System:  Windows 7 or 8
RAM:  8GB or higher
Disk Space:  250GB or higher (Laptop) — 500GB or higher (Desktop)
Graphics Card
DVD Drive
USB 3.0
Built-in Wireless 802.11g/n (Laptop) — 10/100/1000 Network Card (Desktop)
Internal Speakers/Sound Card

Mac
Processor:  i5 or i7
Operating System:  OS X 10.8
RAM:  8GB or higher
Disk Space:  128GB or higher (Laptop) — 500GB or higher (Desktop)
Graphics Card
DVD Drive
USB 3.0
Built-in Wireless 802.11g/n (Laptop)
Internal Speaker/Sound Card

***Online Learning advises against using Chromebooks or Tablets for online courses.

Recommended Software
Microsoft Office 2013 (or OpenOffice)
Anti-Virus/Spyware Removal Software

***Additional Software/Hardware may be required depending on the course.  If so, it will be noted in the course description during registration.



Wilmington Campus
411 North Front Street
Wilmington, NC 28401

North Campus
4500 Blue Clay Road
Castle Hayne, NC 28429

Burgaw Center
100 East Industrial Drive
Burgaw, NC 28425

Hours of Operation
Monday-Friday: 8:00am to 5:00pm

Accessibility Services

Cape Fear Community College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, political affiliation or age.