M.E. Rinker, Sr. School of Construction Management

Computer Requirements

Notebook Computer with:

  • Microsoft Windows 10 Anniversary Update 64-bit (version 1607 or higher) Pro or Enterprise
  • Intel Core i5 or i7 (3.0GHz burst speed minimum)
    Guidelines for Revit
  • 300GB (or more) Hard Disk Drive
  • 16 GB RAM (Minimum)
  • DVD+/-RW <- not a requirement, but can be helpful with some software installs
  • LCD Display with 1 GB (or greater) Graphics Card.
    For AutoDESK, you will want to consider only graphics cards listed here. (select appropriate OS, program, and year)
  • Display Supports 1600 x 1050 resolution or better.
  • Built-in Ethernet and Wireless a/b/g/n (Bluetooth 2.0 suggested)

(Estimated Purchase Cost $1,000-$3,000)
Accessories/Warranties/Software:

  • Microsoft Windows 10 Anniversary Update 64-bit (version 1607 or higher) Pro or Enterprise
  • Microsoft Office 2013 or newer (Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access)
  • Autodesk Revit and NavisWorks (Check with Instructor for free download)
  • Timberline (Will be handed out in Estimating II class)
  • Primavera Project Planner/Contract Manager (Get info from Instructor)

(Estimated Cost $1,000-$1,500)