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.


Categories

Location

A-Building Lobby (Downtown Campus)
NA-2nd Floor Lounge (North Campus)

Hours

Monday-Thursday 7:30am-7:30pm
Friday 7:30am-5:00pm

Contact Information

Phone: (910) 362-HELP (4357)
Email: help@cfcc.edu

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