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Minimum Computer Support Requirements

The EIT Service Desk requires that computers meet certain age, hardware, and operating system specifications in order to be considered "under support".

Minimum Computer Support Requirements

Those specifications are as follows:


  • Intel Core i5 Processor or other approximate equivalent.
  • 8GB of DDR4 RAM or other approximate equivalent.


  • As of January 2024, the Service Desk will no longer support systems older than machines released in 2017.

Operating Systems (as of January 2024):

  • Windows 10 (version 22H2) or higher.
  • macOS Monterey or newer.
  • RedHat Glue Linux 8 (Math Department only) or newer.
  • Ubuntu Linux 20.04 or newer.

Keywordsminimum hardware requirements ram hard drive space processor specifications specs age model   Doc ID94938
OwnerAyla H.GroupUMD Engineering IT
Created2019-10-10 13:27:24Updated2024-04-11 12:58:43
SitesUniversity of Maryland Engineering IT
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