PORTABLE COMPUTER

(laptop)

All Collège Boréal students must have a laptop in order to meet the requirements of their respective program. It is therefore important to choose your laptop carefully! You will find below the recommended configurations.

Please note that to ensure compatibility with the software required at Collège Boréal, a laptop with the Windows operating system is strongly recommended. It is important to note that it is not necessary to purchase the Microsoft Office suite, as it will be provided free of charge by Collège Boréal.

 

RECOMMENDATIONS

 

Basic

Recommended

Processor

CPU Model

Intel Core i5

Intel Core i7

Clock Speed

2.3 GHz or higher

2.3 GHz or higher

Memory

Random access memory (RAM)

8 GB or more

16 GB or more

Screen

Screen size

At your discretion

At your discretion

Resolution

At your discretion

At your discretion

Hard Disk Drive

Hard drive capacity

256 GB or more

1 TB or more

Optical Drive

CD-RW/DVD-ROM

At your discretion

At your discretion

Networking

Wireless technologies

802.11g/n/ac

802.11g/n/ac

Keyboard

Keyboard language

Canadian-French or multilingual

Canadian-French or multilingual

Operating system

Operating system

Windows 10

Windows 10

Operating system language

French

French

Other

Anti-virus and anti-spyware software

At your discretion, but must be up to date

At your discretion, but must be up to date

Minimum Internet speed

1.5 Mbps

1.5 Mbps

Webcam

At your discretion

At your discretion

 

* To meet individual performance targets, you may need to take steps beyond these recommendations.

* For programs that use highly specialized software, please contact the program coordinator.