Computer Recommendations


Overview


Learn more about the recommended computer models available for ITS supported departments and all campus faculty and staff.  Here you can find product specifications as well as price estimates for these devices.

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To purchase these devices go through your department IT support.

NOTE: All prices do not include tax or any government fees (if applicable)

Due to global supply shortages and extended delivery delays, many items have longer than normal lead times.  Plan for ETA of 2-3 months for many items.  This can fluctuate daily and is outside of our control.

Computers


Windows


Windows Laptop - Standard PerformanceWindows Desktop
Dell Precision - High End Performance (i.e. AutoCAD)
Model Dell Latitude 7420 - 14''  Dell OptiPlex 7090 SFF Precision 5560
Approximate Price $1,450 $1,044
 $2,404

Processor

11th Generation Intel® Core™ i7-1185G7 - 4 Core, 12M cache, 3.0GHz

 10th Generation Intel® Core™ i7-10700  - 8-Core, 16MB Cache Intel Core i7
-11850H 8 Core, 24MB Cache,
Operating System Windows 10 Windows 10 Windows 10
Memory 16GB (1x16GB) Not upgradeable after purchase (32GB config available) 16GB (1x16GB) 32GB (16GB x 2)
Hard Drive 512GB SSD (M.2 PCIe) Class 40 512GB SSD (NVMe) Class 40 512GB SSD
Wireless Intel Dual-Band NA Intel Dual-Band
Internal Keyboard Internal Backlight 8X DVD+/-RW OPtical Disk Drive Internal Backlight
LCD

 14'' FHD (1920x1080) Anti-Glare, Non-Touch, Cam/Mic, WLAN

 NA
 15.6" UltraSharp FHD+ 1920x1200
Video Card Intel® Iris® XE Graphics  AMD Radeon™ 550 2GB LP NVIDIA T1200 w/4GB

Support Services

 4 Years ProSupport Plus

 4 Year ProSupport 4 Years ProSupport Plus

Accidental Damage Coverage

 4 Years

 NA 4 Years
Extended Battery Service 3 Years

 NA

 3 Years

Keyboard/Mouse NA

Dell Wired KB522  (included in price)

Dell Wired Mouse MS3220  (included in price)

 NA

Mac Laptops


MacBook Pro 14MacBook Pro 16
Model MacBook Pro 14'' M1 (2021)MacBook Pro 16'' M1 (2021)
Approximate Price$2060 (includes AppleCare +)$2560 (includes AppleCare +)
Processor M1 Pro - 8 core CPU M1 Pro - 10 core CPU
Operating System macOSmacOS
Memory 16GB (8GBx2) Not upgradeable after purchase (32GB config available)16GB (8GBx2) Not upgradeable after purchase (32GB config available)
Hard Drive  512GB Flash Storage  512GB Flash Storage
Internal Keyboard  Internal Backlight Internal Backlight
LCD Retina XDR (3024x1964)Retina XDR (3456x2234)
Video Card14 core GPU16 core GPU
Support Services 3 Year Complete Apple Care+3 Year Complete Apple Care+
Accidental Damage Coverage 3 Years 3 Years

Tablets


 Microsoft Surface Pro
Model  MS Surface Pro 8 - 13'' 
Approximate Price $2,135 (bundled with keyboard cover and warranty)
Processor  Intel Core i7 
Operating System  Windows 10
Memory  16GB (8GB x 2)
Hard Drive  512GB SSD
Internal KeyboardType Cover Keyboard
LCD 2880 x 1920
Video Card  Intel Iris X
Support Services 4 Year Complete Care Warranty
Accidental Damage Coverage 4 Years

Monitors and Accessories

Dock

  Dell WD19S USB-C Dock ($195) - Latitude Only

  Dell WD19TBS ($227) - Apple (Certified) and Latitude

  Dell WD19DCS ($227) - Precision Only

  Microsoft Surface Dock 2 ($203) - Surface Pro 7 or later

Monitor and Webcam

 Dell U2422H 24" Monitor ($246) Preferred recommendation

 Dell U3421WE 34" Curved Monitor ($684) - includes RJ45/USB-C hub - currently extended lead

 Logitech C930e ($103)

Keyboard/Mouse/Pen

 Dell KM7321W wireless keyboard/mouse ($90) (ITS)

 Dell KM5221W wireless keyboard/mouse ($45)

 Dell KB522 wired keyboard ($23)

 Dell MS3220 wired mouse ($20)

 Apple Extended Keyboard ($149)

 Apple Mouse ($99) or Trackpad ($149)

 Microsoft Surface Pen ($75) - Surface Pro 6 or later


If you have additional questions, please submit a ticket or call the ITS Service Desk at (858) 246-4357