CVTC Student Technology Recommendations

CVTC recommends that you have access to a personal computer or device with these minimum requirements and have reliable Wi-Fi at home or off-campus:



Operating system

Windows 11 64-bit
*Windows 10 64-bit (*until 10/14/25)

Sonoma v14.5 (recommended)
Ventura v13.6.7

Minimum System Requirements

Hard Drive: 256GB
Processor: i5 Intel Core Processor

Macbook Air or Mac mini
Hard Drive: 256GB
8-core CPU
Apple M2

Higher System Requirements

RAM: 16GB (or hither)
Hard Drive: 512 GB SSD (or higher)
Processor: i7 Intel Core Processor (or higher)
NVIDIA® GeForce RTX™ 2000 (or higher)

Macbook Pro or iMac
RAM: 16GB (minimum)
Hard Drive: 512GB SSD (minimum)
10-Core CPU
Apple M3 Chip

Some programs have different requirements based on required software needed to complete the program.
Please check your Program Technology Requirements here.



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OwnerJessica C.GroupChippewa Valley Technical College
Created2020-06-10 16:11:13Updated2024-07-15 13:12:45
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