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Desktop 2012-2013

Windows 7 and Windows 8


Windows 7 (64-bit) SP2 Home Premium, Professional, or Ultimate or above (Windows 7 Starter and Home Editions are not supported) Windows 8 (64-bit) is expected to be available in late 2012 with upgrades from Microsoft at $15 for systems acquired after June 3, 2012.

Intel Core i7 Processor Third Generation (Ivy Bridge) (Windows 7 Experience: 6.0 or above) Recommended
Intel Core i5 Processor Third Generation (Ivy Bridge) minimum

8GB DDR3 (4GB minimum) or Higher SDRAM (Windows 7 Experience Memory (RAM): 6.0 or above

1TB 7200RPM or larger Hard Disk Drive (Windows 7 Experience Primary Hard Disk: 6.0 or above)
GMA HD 4000 integrated graphics (Windows 7 Experience Graphics: 6.0 or above - Gaming Graphics 3D business and gaming graphics: 6.0 or above) Discrete Graphics card with 1GB or more RAM may be needed for specialized use.

20+ inch LCD/LED monitor providing a minimum of 1,920x1,080 resolution

Minimum 4 USB 3.0 Ports
ESATA Port (optional if USB 3.0 ports available)
10/100/1000 Ethernet Port
8x or higher DVD+/- Optical Drive
Three Year Warranty

Recommended Hardware:
USB 2.0 or 3.0 Flash Drive 16GB or greater
USB 3.0 or ESATA External Hard Drive at least twice as large as the Internal Hard Drive
 

Software


Minimum:
Microsoft Office 2010 Professional (available from Bookstore as Student Select for < $100)
Adobe Acrobat X Professional CS6 available in Bookstore at up to 80% off retail)


Optional Recommended Software:
(See Major Department Chairperson or Adviser)

 

Macintosh OS X Lion and Mountain Lion

Mac OS X 10.7.x (Lion) or higher (Mountain Lion 10.8 is expected to be available in the second half of 2012)

Intel Core i7 Third Generation Processor Recommended (Core i5 Second Generation minimum)

8GB DDR3 SDRAM RAM or greater (4GB DDR3 SDRAM minimum)

21.5 inch monitor or above with a minimum 1,920 x 1,080 minimum resolution
1TB Serial ATA Hard Drive @ 7200 rpm
SuperDrive 8X (DVD±R DL/DVD±RW/CD-RW)
10/100/1000 Ethernet Port

Thunderbolt Port
USB 3.0 port
Keyboard - U.S. English
AppleCare Protection Plan
Reference Machine: iMac 27 inch or iMac 21.5 inch (expected to be available summer 2012)


Recommended Hardware:
USB 2.0 or 3.0 Flash Drive 16GB or greater
USB 3.0 or Thunderbolt External Hard Drive at least twice as large as the Internal Hard Drive

 

Software


Minimum:
Microsoft Macintosh Office 2011 Professional (available from Bookstore as Student Select for < $100)
Adobe Acrobat X Professional CS6 available in Bookstore at up to 80% off retail)


Optional Recommended Software:
Apple iWork see Apple.com for purchase
Adobe CS6 see Marshall Bookstore for purchase
(See Major Department Chairperson or Adviser)

 

For a glossary of many of the components listed above, click here

 
For special student pricing, visit http://www.marshall.edu.bkstr.com or call (304) 696-3622.

Marshall University/Dell Personal Purchase page: http://www.marshall.edu/personalpurchase/dell

Marshall University/Apple Higher Education faculty/staff/student page:
http://www.apple.com/education/indivpurch/

(Check on-line for latest pricing and for ordering.)



 

 



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