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Technological Requirements

All students must have a personal laptop to be able to meet the requirements of their program. It is therefore important to choose your laptop carefully.

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All students must have a personal laptop to be able to meet the requirements of their program. It is therefore important to choose your laptop carefully.

Please note that a laptop with a Windows operating system is strongly recommended to ensure compatibility with the software programs used by Collège Boréal. It is not necessary to purchase the Microsoft Office suite as the Collège will provide it free of charge. Carefully read the recommendations below to comply with your program’s standards and guidelines. You can also exceed these recommendations in the pursuit of individual performance goals.

For programs that require highly specialized software, please contact your program coordinator.

Recommendations

For programs that use very specialized software, please contact your program coordinator. Collège Boréal also offers computer-related services. Consult the “Student Services” section for more information.

Processor

  • UCT Model
  • Base quality: Intel Core i5
  • Average quality: Intel Core i7

 

Clock frequency

  • Base quality: 2.3 GHz or higher
  • Medium quality: 2.3 GHz or higher

 

Random access memory

  • Basic quality: 8 GB or more
  • Medium quality: 16 GB or more

 

Screen size

  • Basic quality: At your discretion
  • Average quality: At your discretion

 

Resolution

  • Basic quality: At your discretion
  • Average quality: At your discretion

 

Hard disk

  • Hard disk capacity
  • Basic quality: 256 GB or more
  • Medium quality: 1 TB or more

 

Optical reader

  • CD-RW/DVD-ROM
  • Basic quality: Mixed CD-RW/DVD-ROM drive (internal or external)
  • Average quality: At your discretion

 

Networking

  • Wireless technologies
  • Basic quality: 802.11g/n/ac
  • Medium quality: 802.11g/n/ac

 

Keyboard – Keyboard language

  • Basic quality: Canadian-French or multilingual
  • Medium quality: Canadian-French or multilingual

 

Operating system

  • Basic quality: Windows 10
  • Average quality: Windows 10

 

Operating system language

  • Basic quality: French
  • Average quality: French

 

Anti-virus and anti-spyware software

  • Basic quality: At your discretion, but it must be up to date.
  • Average quality: At your discretion, but it must be up to date.

 

Minimum Internet speed

  • Basic quality: 1.5 Mbps
  • Average quality: 1.5 Mbps

 

Webcam

  • Basic quality: At your discretion
  • Average quality: At your discretion

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