A well-configured, reliable laptop is an essential tool during your time at the Craig Newmark Graduate School of Journalism at the City University of New York, and it should provide you with many years of service once you graduate.
LAPTOP MINIMUM SPECIFICATIONS
- An Apple laptop with macOS 10.13 (aka “High Sierra”) installed
- has a modern ports, either USB 3.0 or Thunderbolt
- has WiFi (802.11ac) and Bluetooth
- has built-in user-facing video camera
- How much memory (RAM) does my laptop need to have?
- The minimum is 16GB of memory
- What processor does my laptop need to have?
- The minimum is a 2.3GHz Intel Core i5 processor
- We recommended a 2.5GHz Intel Core i7 processor
- How big does my laptop’s solid-state drive (SSD) need to be?
- The minimum is a 256GB SSD
- We recommend a 512GB