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Computer Requirements

Your computer and internet connection are two of the most important components for a rewarding learning experience. We want to make sure you have the resources to complete your coursework. Review the requirements below to make sure you have everything you need.

PC Laptop Requirements (including tablets):

    • Intel Quad Core i5 processor minimum, i7 Quad Core processor or better preferred
    • Windows 10, 64-bit
    • 16 GB of RAM minimum
    • 256 GB Hard Drive, Solid State Drive preferred
    • WiFi Enabled
    • Antivirus software installed (recommended)
    • Five-Year warranty (recommended)

Apple Laptop Requirements:

    • Intel i5 Quad Core Processor minimum, Intel i7 Quad Core Processor or Apple M1 8-Core Processor preferred
    • 16 GB of RAM minimum
    • Mac OS 10.12 (Big Sur) or newer
    • 256 GB Hard Drive, Solid State Drive preferred
    • WiFi Enabled
    • Antivirus software installed (recommended)
    • AppleCare Five-Year warranty (recommended) 

Note for Chromebooks: While Chromebooks are supported at TXWES, Microsoft Office 365 products and all .exe files are not supported by Chromebook Operating Systems and cannot be installed on Chromebook computers. You may access Office 365 applications from the Google Chrome browser to use Office 365 applications in the cloud. TXWES IT recommends to choose a Windows OS or MACOSX computer for the best experience.