Student Technology Toolbox

Creative Baseline

Requirements: Baseline that has Intel or AMD processor with 64-bit support 2 GHz or faster

or Apple M1 proceed and can run the majority of software including Adobe Creative Cloud.

See Adobe Creative Cloud runs Min Requirements (we use Photoshop recomended spicifications as our baseline)


Intel or AMD processor with 64-bit support; 2 GHz or faster

or Apple M1, M1Pro or M1Max processor

*per Adobe Creative Cloud runs Min Requirements **per program we use Photoshop as a baseline


16GB or higher Intel/AMD

8GB or Higher Apple M1

Hard Drive 512 GB or larger Solid State Drive


Includes Details From Any Device: 



Apple MacBook pro 14in 10-Core M1 Pro 16GB 512 GB SSD  $1849 + $229 Apple Care 

Lenovo P1 15" i7 16GB RAM 1TB SSD Nvidia Quadro T1000 4GB $1679

*Note: RAM is consumer upgradable after purchase 

Lenovo ThinkPad T16s Intel i7 16Gb RAM 512 SSD ~ $1679.00 

Lenovo Legion 5 i7 16GB RAM 512 SSD ~$1399