Recommended minimum device specifications
At the Monash College students should bring their own device to classes and assessments. A ‘device’ refers to a student-owned laptop that meets the minimum specifications outlined by eSolutions, Monash University.
It is absolutely essential that you bring your laptop to orientation as we will need to ensure you can connect to all Monash College systems.
We recommend that your laptop has the following minimum specifications. Note one additional and important specification: Operating system and software must be English versions.
|Processor||i5 2.2GHz /AMD A6 1.8Ghz||1.2GHz dual-core m3|
|Operating system||Windows 10 (in English)*||OS X 10.13 (in English)*|
|Memory||8 GB||8 GB|
|Hard drive||250GB SSD (solid state drive)||250GB SSD (solid state drive)|
|Display||14" screen with 1920 x 1080 screen resolution||13" screen with 1920 x 1080 screen resolution|
|Battery life||8 hours under normal use||8 hours under normal use|
|Wi-fi||802.11ac or better||802.11ac or better|
|Webcam||User facing, inbuilt microphone and speakers||User facing, inbuilt microphone and speakers|
* Having the Operating System in English will enable our IT staff to help you troubleshooting your laptop.