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Notebook 2012-2013
 

Windows 7 and Windows 8


Windows 7 (64-bit) SP2 Home Premium, Professional, or Ultimate (Windows 7 Starter and Home Editions 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 Third Generation (Ivy Bridge) Mobile Processor (Windows 7 Experience Processor: 6.0 or above) (Intel Core i5 Third (Ivy Bridge) minimum)

8GB DDR3 RAM or Higher (4GB minimum) (Windows 7 Experience Memory (RAM): 6.0 or above)
500GB or larger Hard Disk Drive (Windows 7 Experience Primary Hard Disk: 6.0 or above)
GMA HD 4000 integrated graphics (Window 7 Experience Graphics: 6.0 or above) (Gaming Graphics 3D business and gaming graphics: 6.0 or above) A discrete graphics card may be required for special purposes.
Minimum 2 USB 3.0 Ports
ESATA Port (optional)
10/100/1000 Ethernet Port
802.11n dual band WiFi Wireless
Bluetooth 4.0 or higher Wireless
8x or higher DVD+/- Optical Drive
Three Year Warranty

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

 

Software


Minimum:
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


Intel Core i7 Third Generation (Ivy Bridge) Processor (Core i5 Third Generation (Ivy Bridge) minimum)
8GB DDR3 RAM or greater (4GB minimum)
500GB Serial ATA Drive @ 7200 rpm
SuperDrive 8X (DVD±R DL/DVD±RW/CD-RW)

10/100/1000 Ethernet Port
802.11n dual band WiFi Wireless
Bluetooth 4.0 or higher Wireless

Thunderbolt Port
USB 3.0 Ports

Keyboard - U.S. English
AppleCare Protection Plan
Reference Machine: New MacBook Pro (expected Summer 2012)

Recommended Hardware:
USB 2.0 or USB 3.0 Flash Drive 16GB or greater
USB 3.0 or Firewire or Thunderbolt External Hard Drive for Backup at least twice as big as Internal Drive
 

Software


Minimum:
Mac OS X 10.7.x (Lion) (Mac OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion expected summer 2012)
Microsoft Macintosh Office 2011 (Available at MU Bookstore or online from Microsoft <$100)
Adobe Acrobat X Professional CS6 or higher



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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