Technical Requirements for Participant Computers: Online Assessments - Knowledge Base

effective date: 7 November 2017

Desktop Minimum Requirements - Hardware

  • Processor:
    Windows:1.4 GHz Intel® Pentium® 4 or higher (or equivalent)
    Mac OS: 1.83 GHz Intel® CoreDuo or higher
     
  • RAM:
    Windows:1.5 GB or higher
    Mac OS: 1.5 GB or higher
     
  • Monitor: 1024 x 768 resolution with 16‐bit color depth
     
  • Network Connection: 10BASE‐T Ethernet (or equivalent wireless) network interface with sustained and stable bandwidth supporting 360 kbps or higher. An active internet connection is required at all times.
    NOTE: Actual connection speeds depend on many factors and are often less than the maximum possible; this may affect performance.


Desktop Minimum Requirements - Software

  • Operating System:
    Windows® version 7 or above
    Mac OS X version 10.10 or above
     
  • Web Browser:
    Windows: Microsoft Internet Explorer (minimum version: 11); Firefox (minimum version: 52); Chrome (minimum version: 58)
    Mac OS: Safari (minimum version: 8)
     
  • Web Browser Plug-ins:
    • Adobe® Flash™ (minimum version: 20)
    • PDF Reader (Adobe® Reader minimum version: 10.1 or equivelent)


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