Workstation Specification Standards

Workstation Specification Standards


Workstation specification standards. Software and other organization needs may require deviation from these standards.


Computer Standards

Basic User
Standard User
Dell/ HP (or Apple)
Dell/ HP (or Apple)
Operating System (OS)
Windows 10/11 Pro
Windows 10/11 Pro
Storage (HD)
250 GB SSD
250 - 512 GB SSD
Memory (RAM)
8 GB
16 GB
Processor (CPU)
Intel i5 / AMD Ryzen 5
Intel i7 / AMD Ryzen 7
15" Touch Screen (preferred)
15" Touch Screen (preferred)
Wi-Fi 6
Wi-Fi 6
Two (2) HDMI or DP
One (1) USB-C*
One (1) Ethernet**
Two (2) HDMI or DP
One (1) USB-C*
One (1) Ethernet**
3 year onsite after remote diagnosis
3 year onsite after remote diagnosis

Monitor Standards

  1. Two (2) 27" QHD monitors or one (1) 34" ultrawide curved QHD monitor
  2. One (1) HDMI or DP port
  3. VESA mountable

Docking Station Standards*

  1. USB-C adapter
  2. Two (2) HDMI or DP ports
  3. 130 W power

* Laptop only
** Desktop only

Special Situations

For special situations, please refer to software specific vendor requirements. 

AutoCAD User

  1. Computer requirements | Reference
    1. Operating System: Microsoft Windows 10/11 Pro (64-bit only), 8.1 (64-bit only), or 7 SP1 (64-bit only)
    2. Processor: 2.5 GHz (3+ GHz recommended)
    3. Memory: 8 GB (16GB recommended)
    4. Disk space: 6.0 GB
    5. Display: 1920 x 1080 resolution with True Color
  2. New Fathom suggested
    1. Intel i7 processor with 2.5+ Speeds
    2. 16 GB RAM
    3. 512 GB SSD
    4. External Graphics Card or Upgraded Graphics Card with 4GB RAM

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