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Laptop Configuration for Interior Design Students


  • Operating System -  Windows 10
  • Intel i7, 64 bit Processor. (Anything in this class)
  • RAM 16 GB
  • Graphics Card - Nvidia Quadro (True Color Support would be good if you can get it)
  • Resolution - 1,920 x 1,200 or higher with true color
  • DPI Display Setting: 150% or less
  • 15" screen
  • Hard Drive - 500 GB minimum ( A solid state drive would be even better but not necessary)
  • Internal or external DVD drive
  • 3 button mouse
  • Built in wireless/ethernet
  • External hard drive to backup projects- 1 TB.

NOTE: If the student wants local to campus hardware repair support, the engineers in Hardware Repair can do warranty and non-warranty work on the following laptop lines.

  • Lenovo - Anything that has THINK in the name. Example: ThinkPad
  • Dell - We can do it all in the laptop line, even AlienWare.
  • Apple - All Apple Laptops


Department of Family and Consumer Sciences
Applied Technology Building, Room 206
Ball State University
Muncie, IN 47306

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Phone: 765-285-5931
Fax: 765-285-2314
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