Hardware Requirements

Hardware

Minimum

Recommended

Operating System

Windows: 2000/XP/Vista

Macintosh: OS9 or OS X

Windows: XP

Macintosh: OS X

Processor

Windows: 1.3 GHz Pentium III, Athlon, or better

Macintosh: 1.25 GHz G4 or higher

Windows: 2.0 GHz Pentium 4, Athlon, or better

Macintosh: See minimum

RAM

256 MB

512 MB

Disk Space

1 GB

2 GB

Monitor Resolution

1024*768

See minimum

Video Card

16 MB of memory
(for Windows Vista users) Support for DirectX 9 graphics and 32 MB of graphics memory

32 MB of memory
(For Windows Vista users) Support for DirectX 9 graphics with:
WDDM Driver
128 MB of graphics memory (minimum)
Pixel Shader 2.0 in hardware
32 bits per pixel

Sound Card

Required, with speaker/headphone and microphone jack

See minimum

Recommended Headset Mic

Cyber Acoustics AC-201 (3.5mm Connector)

Cyber Acoustics AC851B (USB Connector)

Logitech USB Headset Mic

Cyber Acoustics AC-201 (3.5mm Connector)

Cyber Acoustics AC851B (USB Connector)

Logitech USB Headset Mic

Internet Connection

Cable, DSL, Satellite, or T1 Broadband connection

See minimum

 

Contact for Assistance

Technology Services at Illinois (formerly known as CITES) by phone at 217-244-7000 or email: consult@illinois.edu.