ITS Standard Hardware

The ITS computer refresh program replaces desktops every four years and laptops every three years. This replacement cycle provides our community with competitive technology, stronger security standards and enhanced support from the ITS Help Desk. You can find a full list of specifications here.

Standard Mac Laptops

Apple MacBook Air 13-inch Apple MacBook Pro 13-inch
Processor: 1.8GHz Dual-Core Intel Core i5, Turbo Boost up to 2.9GHz Processor: 2.3GHz Dual-Core Intel Core i5, Turbo Boost up to 3.6GHz
Memory: 8GB DDR3 - 1600MHz* Memory: 8GB DDR3 - 2133MHz*
Storage: 256GB Solid State Drive* Storage: 256GB Solid State Drive*
Weight: 2.96 lbs Weight: 3.02 lbs

Standard PC Laptops

Dell Latitude 5480 Dell Latitude 7280
Processor: Intel Core i5-7300HQ Quad Core Processor (2.5GHz) Processor: Intel Core i5-7300U Dual-Core Processor (2.6GHz)
Memory: 8GB DDR4 - 2133MHz Memory: 8GB DDR4 - 2133MHz
Storage: 256GB Solid State Drive Storage: 256GB Solid State Drive
Weight: 3.52 lbs Weight: 2.61 lbs

Standard Mac Desktops

Apple Mac Mini Apple iMac 21.5-inch
Processor: 2.6GHz Dual-Core Intel Core i5, Turbo Boost up to 3.1GHz Processor: 2.3GHz Dual-Core Intel Core i5, Turbo Boost up to 3.6 GHz
Memory:  8GB DDR3 - 1600MHz SDRAM* Memory: 8GB DDR4 - 1600MHz*
Storage: 1TB Serial ATA @ 5400 rpm Storage: 1TB Serial ATA @ 5400 rpm*
Ports: 1 Thunderbolt port, 1 Firewire 800 port, 4 USB 2.0 ports Ports: 4 USB 3.0 ports, 2 Thunderbolt ports, 1 Mini DisplayPort

Tech Approver Rationale Required

Standard PC Desktops

Dell OptiPlex 3050 SFF Dell OptiPlex 7050 MT
Processor: Intel Core i5-7500 Quad Core Processor (3.4GHz) Processor: Intel Core i7-7700 Quad Core Processor (3.6GHz)
Memory:  8GB DDR4 - 2400MHz Memory: 8GB DDR4 - 2400MHz
Storage: 500GB Serial ATA @ 7200 rpm Storage: 500GB Serial ATA @ 7200 rpm
Ports: 4 USB 2.0 ports, 6 USB 3.0 ports Ports: 4 USB 2.0 ports, 6 USB 3.0 ports

Display Options

Dell P2417H 24-inch Display Dell UltraSharp U2717D 27-inch Display
Display: 1920x1080 resolution with 16:9 aspect ratio Display: 2560x1400 resolution with 16:9 aspect ratio
Connectivity: VGA inputs, DisplayPort, HDMI Connectivity: 2 DisplayPort, Mini DisplayPort, HDMI
Ports: 2 USB 2.0 ports, 3 USB 3.0 ports Ports: 2 USB 3.0 ports, Audio Line Out

Exception requests that result in procuring cost that exceeds the regular standard replacement will incur budget sharing with the local department. For approved exception requests, the local department will be asked to share the difference between a standard unit and the exception unit requested.

* Memory or Storage cannot be upgraded on standard model. Please submit Non-Standard PC or Mac request.