FNU System Requirements

Please bring your laptop and mobile device with you to all Bounds you attend. Both will be used in various sessions. You will have a hands-on, small group session where you can ask questions and troubleshoot any problems.

All systems listed must be regularly updated and rebooted to properly maintain a healthy operating system.

Laptop Hardware Requirements:


The “minimum” requirement is for a student who may already own a laptop.

The “preferred” specification is for the student who is purchasing a new laptop.


Intel Core i3 or higher
AMD Ryzen 3 or higher

Intel Core i5 or higher

AMD Ryzen 5 or higher


4 GB or more

8 GB or more

Hard Disk

20 GB of free space

50 GB of free space

Laptop Display

13-inch or better

15-inch or better


Analog headset with microphone

USB headset with microphone


800x600 resolution, 30 frames per second

720p resolution, 30 frames per second

Network Hardware

10/100 Mbps Ethernet

10/100/1000 or Gigabit Ethernet



802.11n / 802.11ac

Operating System**

Windows 10, Mac OS X 10.11 El Capitan, or Chrome OS

Windows 10, Mac OS X 10.13 High Sierra, or  Chrome OS


Laptop Software Requirements:

  • Microsoft Windows 10

  • OS X 10.11 El Capitan

  • Chrome OS running Intel or ARM processor with 4 GB RAM minimum


Other Software:

Free Virus and Malware protection options are available: