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; Intel HD Graphics 6000 Processor: 2.3GHz Dual-Core Intel Core i5, Turbo Boost up to 3.6GHz; Intel Iris Plus Graphics 6000
Memory: 8GB 1600MHz LPDDR3 SDRAM* Memory: 8GB 2133MHz LPDDR3 SDRAM*
Storage: 128GB PCIe-based SSD* Storage: 128GB PCIe-based SSD*

Weight: 2.96 lbs

Customization upgrade must be done prior to ordering.


Weight: 3.02 lbs

Customization upgrade must be done prior to ordering.

Technical Rationale Approval Required.

Standard PC Laptop

Dell Latitude 5490 (14-inch)
Processor: Intel Core i5-8350U (Quad Core, 6MB Cache, 1.7GHz, 15W); Integrated UHD Graphics 620
Memory: 8GB, 1x8GB, DDR4 - 2400MHz
Storage: M.2 128GB SATA Class 20 Solid State Drive
Weight: 3.52 lbs

Configuration changes (Memory or Storage) can be made prior to ordering or after delivery.


Standard Mac Desktops

Apple Mac Mini Apple iMac 21.5-inch
Processor: 3.6GHz Quad-Core 8th-generation Intel Core i3; Intel UHD Graphics 630 Processor: 3.6GHz Quad-Core Intel Core i7, Turbo Boost up to 4.2 GHz; Radeon Pro 560 with 4GB video memory
Memory: 8GB 2666MHz DDR4 SDRAM* Memory: 8GB 2133MHz DDR4
Storage: 128GB-SSD Storage: 256GB-SSD*
Gigabit Ethernet (10/100/1000BASE-T Gigabit Ethernet using RJ-45 connector) Ports: 4 USB 3.0 ports, 2 Thunderbolt ports, 1 Mini DisplayPort

Technical Rationale Approval 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.