Gaming Programs

Please review the recommended specifications for laptop computing at Shawnee State University. These specifications can be used as a guidance when making a decision on bringing a laptop to campus.

Game Design (Arts) - Minimum configuration

Processor Current Gen(2018) Core i5 Processor or AMD equivalent or higher
Memory  8 GB or higher
Hard Drive 512 GB SSD(Solid State Drive) or higher 
Graphics Card Nvidia 900 series or AMD RX400 series video card

Game Design (Arts) - Preferred configuration

Processor Current Gen(2018) Core i7 or AMD equivalent or higher
Memory  16 GB or higher 
Hard Drive 512 GB SSD(Solid State Drive) or higher 
Graphics Card Nvidia 1000 series or AMD RX Vega series or Nvidia Quadro P1000 series or AMD FirePro series or higher

Game Engineering (Programming)

Students in the Digital Gaming & Simulation Engineering Technology program are expected to have a mid to high-end laptop. Any operating system or manufacturer is acceptable. All software needed for the major will be discussed and/or distributed in class. Please contact the Department of Engineering Technologies for additional details at 740.351.3224.

Laptop Specifications

Contact Information

Shawnee State University
940 Second Street
Portsmouth, OH 45662

Main: (740) 351-3205

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