Suggested specification for undergraduate student pc:

Processor:                               Intel Core i3 (minumum);               preferred: Intel Core i5

Memory:                                  4GB (minimum);                                   Preferred: 8GB

Hard disk:                                500GB (minimum);                             Preferred: 1 TB (1,000 GB)

Video RAM:                            512 MB (Minimum);                           Preferred: 1GB

Network card:                      A 10/100/1000 baseT Ethernet Interface

Wireless networking capability:                   802.11 a/b/g/n compliant with Bluetooth Capability

At least 2 USB ports

Operating system: Windows 7 or higher (with English language packs installed)

Basic software: MS Office 365 (available free to all registered UCD students) (click here)

Free antivirus software and applications are detailed here. Read the UCD IT Student Guide here.