Student Technology Toolbox

Recommended Laptop Tiers : 3D / Edit

Requirements: Better Processor and Dedicated GPU for more intensive graphics application. Can run Epic Engine. Unity and Premiere 



Intel i7, i9 10th gen or higher (Apple or Lenovo)


AMD Ryzen 7 or better (Lenovo)


Apple M1 Max or M2

RAM 32GB or higher *we understand there are currently supply chain issues and many machine configuration with 32Gb of RAM may be delayed
Hard Drive 512 GB or larger Solid State Drive

Dedicated GPU at least 2GB VRAM

Lenovo offers NVidia Quadro T500 or NVidia RTX 2070



ThinkPad P1 Mobile Workstation

12th Generation Intel® Core™ i7-12700H, 32 GB DDR5-4800MHz, NVIDIA® RTX™ A1000 4GB Part Number: 21DDS70700 $1,909.00  

 Lenovo Legion 7i Gen 7 i7 32GB RAM 1 TB SSD RTX 2070 GPU 6GB ~$1850 

ThinkPad T16s (16” Intel) 12th Gen i7 32Gig RAM 1TB SSD Nvidia T550 4GB ~ $2039   


Apple MacBook pro 14in M2 Max 12 core-CPU 30 core-GPU  32GB 1TB $2700 + $219 Apple Care

*Base model please change to M2 Max choose 32Gb RAM

** MacOS doesn't support some 3D, Game and Modeling applications and may not be compatible all software required for Interctive Arts and Media, Fashion, Architecture majors.