The following are the equipment standards available for Apple and Dell Computer systems. For purchasing questions please contact the Technology Product Center at 305-284-2000.

Windows Hardware
Recommendations

Standard
Desktop

Advanced
Desktop

Standard
Laptop

Advanced
Laptop

Operating System Windows 7
SP1
Windows 7
SP1
Windows 7
SP1
Windows 7
SP1
Processor Intel Core i5 Intel Core i7 Intel Core i5 Intel Core i7
RAM 4 GB 8 GB 4 GB 8 GB
Hard Drive 320 GB 500 GB 160 GB 250 GB
Optical Drive 16X DVD
+/-RW
16X DVD
+/-RW
CD-RW/DVD +RW CD-RW/DVD +RW
Network 10/100/1000
MB
10/100/1000
MB
10/100/1000
MB
10/100/1000
MB
Wireless N/A N/A 802.11 a/g/n 802.11 a/g/n
Video 256 MB 512 MB 128 MB 256 MB
Warranty 4 Year Basic Limited Warranty and
4 Year NBD Onsite Service
4 Year Basic Limited Warranty and
4 Year NBD Onsite Service
3 Year Basic Limited Warranty
3 Year NBD Onsite Service and
3 Year Complete Care
3 Year Basic Limited Warranty
3 Year NBD Onsite Service and
3 Year Complete Care

 

Macintosh Hardware
Recommendations

Standard
Desktop

Advanced
Desktop

Standard
Laptop

Advanced
Laptop

Operating System OSX 10.8 OSX 10.8 OSX 10.8 OSX 10.8
Processor 2.5GHz quad-core Intel
Core i5
Two 2.4GHz
6 core
Intel Xeon
2.5GHz dual-core Intel
Core i5
2.6GHz quad-core Intel
Core i7
RAM 8 GB 16 GB 4 GB 8 GB
Hard Drive 500 GB 1 TB 250 GB 250 GB
Optical Drive 8x DL
SuperDrive
18x DL
SuperDrive
8x DL
SuperDrive
8x DL
SuperDrive
Network 10/100/1000
MB
10/100/1000
MB
10/100/1000
MB
10/100/1000
MB
Wireless 802.11 a/g/n 802.11 a/g/n 802.11 a/g/n 802.11 a/g/n
Warranty 3 Year Warranty 3 Year Warranty 3 Year Warranty 3 Year Warranty

Revised 9/2012