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Technology Requirements

Below is a list of the technology requirements and recommendations for computers being used on or off campus while enrolled at NCWC:

Minimum System Requirement:

Component Windows Mac
Processor 1.6Ghz 1Ghz
RAM (memory) 512GB 512MB
Hard Drive 8GB 8GB
Network Card 10/100MB Ethernet,
802.11g Wireless Card
10/100MB Ethernet,
802.11g Wireless Card
(Airport)
Operating System Windows XP SP2 Mac OS 10.4
Software Internet Explorer 7, Chrome,
Firefox 3, Safari 3 or higher
Safari 3, Firefox 3 or higher
Other Broadband Internet Connection
(Cable, DSL, Satellite)
Broadband Internet Connection
(Cable, DSL, Satellite)

Recommended System Requirements:

Component Windows Mac
Processor 2.2Ghz or higher
2.2Ghz or higher
RAM (memory) 2GB or higher 2GB or higher
Hard Drive 60GB or higher 160GB or higher
Network Card 10/100MB Ethernet,
802.11g Wireless Card
10/100/1000 Gigabit Ethernet,
802.11n Wireless Card
(Airport Extreme)
Operating System Windows 7 Home Edition Mac OS 10.6
Software Internet Explorer 7, Chrome,
Firefox 3.6, Safari 4
Safari 4, Firefox 3.6
Other Broadband Internet Connection
(Cable, DSL, Satellite)
Broadband Internet Connection
(Cable, DSL, Satellite)

For further information or questions please contact the Help Desk at:
(252) 984-5000
helpdesk@ncwc.edu