The computing work station is an important component to a successful School of Architecture and Planning experience. Our computer labs offer computers equipped with the necessary hardware to run resource intensive applications such as Adobe Creative Cloud, AutoCAD, ArcGIS and 3D rendering software.
We recommend the optimal configuration if you are interested in running these applications on your personal computer. Please go to the following link to see discounts available for students: http://www.buffalo.edu/ubit/news/article.host.html/content/shared/www/ubit/news/2017/dell-harddrive-discounts.detail.html
Please contact our IT Services department if you have any questions.
|Windows Recommendations||Mac Recommendations|
|Optimal Configuration||Minimum |
|Memory||8 GB||16 GB||8GB||16 GB|
|Hard Drive||500 GB||1 TB||500 GB||1 TB|
|Graphics||A high capacity graphics card is recommended for graphically intensive applications and 3D rendering.|
|OS||Windows 10||Windows 10||OS Sierra||OS Sierra|