Recommended Laptop Specifications

For students who wish to purchase or use their own laptop device to assist with their studies at The Gordon, this information provides a guide. 

General use laptop High performance laptop
Recommended for almost all areas Recommended for use in the following teaching areas:
•  Graphic Design
•  Information Technology
•  Advanced Design and Building
PC: Intel i5 or similar processor
Mac: Intel i5 or Intel Dual Core M processor
PC or Mac: Intel i5 or better processor
4GB RAM (minimum) 8GB RAM (minimum)
250GB (or more) Hard disk drive 250GB (or more) SSD drive
Wireless network adaptor Wireless network adaptor
Integrated graphics Dedicated graphics
Integrated webcam Integrated webcam
PC: Windows 7 or later
Mac: OS X 10.6 or later
PC: Windows 7 or later
Mac: OS X 10.7 or later
For information regarding use of mobile devices in the classroom please click here

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About The Gordon

The Gordon Institute of TAFE is one of the largest regional TAFEs in Victoria and has been helping people gain real skills for real jobs for over 125 years. We pride ourselves on delivering a great range of TAFE courses from short courses to nationally accredited training across apprenticeships, traineeships, certificates, diplomas, and advanced diplomas, which can lead you to a great career or create pathways to university.

Our training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding. | Authorised by the Victorian Government, Melbourne.

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