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Information Technology Services requires all network-connected computers to meet a minimum level of specification. This is for several reasons, most notably network security.

Minimum Specifications for New Device Purchases

Minimum Windows Specifications  Windows logo

  • Intel i-Series 8th Generation Processor or higher
  • 16GB of RAM
  • 512GB SSD or larger
  • TPM installed
  • Windows 10 Enterprise (64-bit) capable
  • 5-year Next Business Day On-Site Warranty

  • 5-Year Accidental Damage Protection

  • 5-Year Keep Your Drive

  • Dell or Lenovo only, following campus standard quotes

Individuals seeking to purchase outside these standards are required to obtain written approval from the Director or Assistant Director of Academic & Client Technologies via their Tier 2 representative.

Minimum Mac OS X Specifications  Apple logo

  • Intel i-Series 8th Generation Processor or higher
  • 16GB of RAM
  • 512GB SSD or larger
  • 3-Year AppleCare+ Protection

  • Mac OS X Mojave or above



Minimum Specifications for Devices Purchased Prior to January 1, 2019

Minimum Windows Specifications  Windows logo

  • Intel i-Series 6th Generation Processor or higher
  • 8GB of RAM
  • 250GB SSD or larger
  • TPM installed
  • Windows 10 Enterprise (64-bit) capable

Minimum Mac OS X Specifications Apple logo

  • Intel i-Series 6th Generation Processor or higher
  • 8GB of RAM
  • 250GB SSD or larger
  • Mac OS X High Sierra capable


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