PC/Mac Minimum Hardware Specifications


These are the minimum hardware requirements; you may choose to exceed these requirements. Requirements are based off specifications for Examplify, NBME, as well as known curriculum computing needs.

 

PC

MAC

Processor Core i5 or i7 processor
Note: Only 'Pro' versions of the Microsoft Surface tablets are compatible with Examplify and must include keyboard
Core i5 or i7 Processor
Note: Computers must have adapters to allow for simultaneous power and Ethernet connectivity
Memory 8 GB
16 GB  Recommended
8 GB
16 GB  Recommended
HD Size 250 GB 250 GB
Operating System Windows 10

Note: Alternate versions of Windows 10 are not supported

Note: Examplify cannot be used in a virtual operating system
10.13 (High Sierra), or 10.14 (Mojave)

Note: Server version of Mac OS X is not supported

Note: Examplify cannot be used in a virtual operating system
Monitor 13 inch minimum
15 inch recommended
13 inch minimum
15 inch recommended
Network Ethernet and Wireless
802.11g/n

All testing software requires a wired connection (wireless testing is not supported).

Note: Students are required to have a CAT 6 network cable for testing.*

Note: If your computer does not have a built in Ethernet port, you will need to purchase an Ethernet network adapter.
Ethernet and Wireless
802.11g/n

All testing software requires a wired connection (wireless testing is not supported).

Note: Students are required to have a CAT 6 network cable for testing.*

Note: If your computer does not have a built in Ethernet port, you will need to purchase an Ethernet network adapter.
(Purchase of an Apple model adapter is highly recommended for Apple devices.)

* Ethernet network cables can be purchased locally or on-line at office or home building supplies vendors.


Recommended Hardware Specifications

These following specifications are not required but highly recommended.

 

PC

Mac

Webcam Integrated or USB Integrated or USB
Service Contract 3 year NBDNext Business Day Onsite 3 Year AppleCare Protection Plan
Audio Headset USB with integrated microphone USB with integrated microphone