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Frequently Asked Questions

Is 16 GB of RAM really necessary?

The requirements are made to anticipate the computer needs 3-4 years in the future. Many financial aid packages only include one-time money for computers and the great RAM will future-proof your computer.

Is a Solid State Hard Drive (SSD) better than a spinning hard drive?

A solid start hard drive will provide a significant increase in performance compared to a traditional spinning drive. 

The best hard drive types by speed

  1. PCIe M.2 Solid State Drive
  2. Standard Solid State Drive
  3. Hybrid Hard Drive
  4. 7200 RPM Hard Drive
  5. 5400 RPM Hard Drive