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ADM Computer Specifications

A laptop computer is required for ALL incoming Apparel Design and Manufacturing freshmen.

These recommendations are designed to provide the student with a computer powerful enough to handle Adobe Creative Suite CS6, as well as other design software.

Specifications are as follows:

A laptop with the following specifications meets our computer requirement.

  • Intel® Pentium® 4 or AMD Athlon® 64 processor
  • Windows 7 with Service Pack 1
  • 2 GB of RAM (3 GB recommended) for 32 bit; 2 GB of RAM (8 GB recommended) for 64 bit
  • 11GB of available hard-disk space for installation; additional free space required during installation (cannot install on removable flash-based storage devices)
  • 1280×800 display (1280×1024 recommended) with 16-bit color and 512 MB of VRAM
  • OpenGL 2.0-capable system
  • DVD-ROM drive compatible with dual-layer DVDs
  • Java™ Runtime Environment 1.6 (included)
  • QuickTime7.6.6 software required for HTML5 media playback and multimedia features
  • Adobe® Flash® Player 10 software required to export SWF files
  • Broadband Internet connection and registration are required for software activation, validation of subscriptions, and access to online services.