Computer Purchase for New Staff

Computing Services recommends that staff members select their preferred desktop platform from the below list (Windows or MAC and Choice A, etc. under each category).

Overview of hardware purchase

 OptionDellApple
LaptopA:
Low
End
Laptop 5480 (14” Screen)
Intel Core i5, Windows 10, 8 GB Ram
128 GB SATA Solid State Drive
$903.85
MacBook Air (13″ Screen)
1.8 GHz dual-core Intel Core i5
256 GB
$1049.00
B:
Medium End
Laptop 5580 (15” Screen)
Intel Core i7, Windows 10, 16 GB Ram
256 GB SATA Solid State Drive
$1,216.50
MacBook Pro with Touch Bar (13″ Screen)
3.1 GHz dual-core i5, 256 GB
$1,699.00
C:
High End
Laptop 7480 (14” Ultrabook/Portable)

Intel Core i5, Windows 10, 16 GB RAM
256 GB SATA Solid State Drive
$1205.00
MacBook Pro with Touch Bar (13″ Screen)
3.1 GHz dual-core i5, 512 GB
$1899.00
DesktopA:
Low
End
Desktop OptiPlex 3050 Small Form
Intel Core i3, Windows 10, 8 GB RAM,
256 DATA Solid State Drive
$652.70
27″ iMac with Retina 5K display
3.4 GHz quad-core Intel Core i5
$1,699.00
B:
Medium End
Desktop OptiPlex 5050 Small Form
Intel Core i5, Windows 10, 16 GB RAM
256 DATA Solid State Drive
$846.75
C:
High End
Desktop OptiPlex 7050 Small Form
Intel Core i7, Windows 10, 32 GB RAM
512 DATA Solid Date Drive
$1304.50
MonitorA:
Low
End
Dell 22″ Monitor – P2217H
$132.00
B:
Medium End
Dell 24″ Monitor – P2417
$215.00
C:
High End
Dell UltraSharp 27″ Infinity Edge Monitor – U2717D
$486.00