Recommended Computer Guidelines

To maintain high technology standards as well as high-level technical support, all staff/faculty computer purchases should follow these recommended computer hardware standards.

The computers below have been customized to work well in our environment, and provide the university with the best value.  If you are interested in purchasing a model not on this page, please contact Information Services and we can work on your needs together.

Windows

Est. $969.15

Specs

  • 14″ FHD (1920×1080) Non-Touch, Anti-Glare, 250nits, WLAN, HD Camera
  • 11th Generation Intel® Core™ i5-1135G7 (4 Core, 8M cache, base 2.4GHz, up to 4.2GHz)
  • 16 GB, 1X16 GB 3200MHz DDR4 Non-ECC
  • M.2 512GB PCIe NVMe Class 40 Solid State Drive
  • 4 Years Hardware Warranty with Onsite/In-Home Service after Remote Diagnosis
  • 2 Years Extended Battery Service for Years 2 and 3 of System Life

Accessories

  • Dell Thunderbolt Dock – WD19TBS — $169
  • Dell 24″ Monitor P2418HZm — $228.65
  • Dell 24″ Monitor P2419H — $198
  • Dell UltraSharp 27″ USB-C Hub Monitor — $392

Est. $ 1,013.15

Specs

  • 15.6″ FHD (1920×1080) Non-Touch, Anti-Glare, 250nits, WLAN, HD Camera
  • 11th Generation Intel® Core™ i5-1135G7 (4 Core, 8M cache, base 2.4GHz, up to 4.2GHz)
  • 16 GB, 1X16 GB 3200MHz DDR4 Non-ECC
  • M.2 512GB PCIe NVMe Class 40 Solid State Drive
  • 4 Years Hardware Warranty with Onsite/In-Home Service after Remote Diagnosis
  • 2 Years Extended Battery Service for Years 2 and 3 of System Life

Accessories

  • Dell Thunderbolt Dock – WD19TBS — $169
  • Dell 24″ Monitor P2418HZm — $228.65
  • Dell 24″ Monitor P2419H — $198
  • Dell UltraSharp 27″ USB-C Hub Monitor — $392

Est. 1,084.15

Specs

  • 2-in-1, 13.3″ FHD 360 (1920×1080) Touch,AG,GG6 DXC, HD Camera, 300 nits, WLAN
  • 11th Generation Intel® Core™ i5-1135G7 (4 Core, 8M cache, base 2.4GHz, up to 4.2GHz)
  • 16 GB, LPDDR4 SDRAM, 3200MHz (on board)
  • M.2 512GB PCIe NVMe Class 40 Solid State Drive
  • 4 Years Hardware Warranty with Onsite/In-Home Service after Remote Diagnosis
  • 2 Years Extended Battery Service for Years 2 and 3 of System Life

Accessories

  • Dell Thunderbolt Dock – WD19TBS — $169
  • Dell 24″ Monitor P2418HZm — $228.65
  • Dell 24″ Monitor P2419H — $198
  • Dell UltraSharp 27″ USB-C Hub Monitor — $392

Est. $1,099.15

Specs

  • Laptop 13.3″ FHD (1920×1080) AG, Non-Touch, WVA, 250 nits, HD RGB Camera+ Mic, WLAN, Carbon Fiber
  • 11th Generation Intel® Core™ i5-1135G7 (4 Core, 8M cache, base 2.4GHz, up to 4.2GHz)
  • 16 GB, Non-ECC, Integrated
  • M.2 512GB PCIe NVMe Class 40 Solid State Drive
  • 4 Years Hardware Warranty with Onsite/In-Home Service after Remote Diagnosis
  • 2 Years Extended Battery Service for Years 2 and 3 of System Life

Accessories

  • Dell Thunderbolt Dock – WD19TBS — $169
  • Dell 24″ Monitor P2418HZm — $228.65
  • Dell 24″ Monitor P2419H — $198
  • Dell UltraSharp 27″ USB-C Hub Monitor — $392

Est. $1,053.15

Specs

  • Laptop 14.0″ FHD(1920×1080) Anti-glare, Non-Touch, WVA, 250 nits, HD RGB Cam,Mic, WLAN Only, CF
  • 11th Generation Intel® Core™ i5-1135G7 (4 Core, 8M cache, base 2.4GHz, up to 4.2GHz)
  • 16 GB, Non-ECC, Integrated
  • M.2 512GB PCIe NVMe Class 40 Solid State Drive
  • 4 Years Hardware Warranty with Onsite/In-Home Service after Remote Diagnosis
  • 2 Years Extended Battery Service for Years 2 and 3 of System Life

Accessories

  • Dell Thunderbolt Dock – WD19TBS — $169
  • Dell 24″ Monitor P2418HZm — $228.65
  • Dell 24″ Monitor P2419H — $198
  • Dell UltraSharp 27″ USB-C Hub Monitor — $392

Est: $667.35

Specs

  • 10th Generation Intel® Core™ i5-10500 (6-Core, 12MB Cache, 3.1GHz to 4.5GHz, 65W)
  • 16GB ,1x16GB, DDR4 non ECC memory
  • M.2 512GB PCIe NVMe Class 40 Solid State Drive
  • Optical Drive 8x DVD+/-RW 9.5mm ODD
  • 4 Years Hardware Warranty with Onsite/In-Home Service after Remote Diagnosis

Accessories

  • Dell 24″ Monitor P2418HZm — $228.65
  • Dell 24″ Monitor P2419H — $198.00
  • Dell UltraSharp 27″ USB-C Hub Monitor — $392.00
  • Dell Small Form Factor All-in-One Stand — $125.79
  • Dell Micro All-in-One Stand — $73.99

Est: $649.51

Specs

  • 10th Generation Intel® Core™ i5-10500T (6-Core, 12MB Cache, 2.3GHz to 3.8GHz, 35W)
  • 16GB ,1x16GB, DDR4 non ECC memory
  • M.2 512GB PCIe NVMe Class 40 Solid State Drive
  • 4 Years Hardware Warranty with Onsite/In-Home Service after Remote Diagnosis

Accessories

  • Dell 24″ Monitor P2418HZm — $228.65
  • Dell 24″ Monitor P2419H — $198.00
  • Dell UltraSharp 27″ USB-C Hub Monitor — $392.00
  • Dell Small Form Factor All-in-One Stand — $125.79
  • Dell Micro All-in-One Stand — $73.99

Apple

Est:$1,468.00

Specs

  • Apple M1 chip with 8-core CPU and 8-core GPU
  • 16-core Neural Engine
  • 16GB unified memory
  • 512GB SSD storage
  • Retina display with True Tone
  • Magic Keyboard
  • Touch ID
  • Force Touch trackpad
  • Two Thunderbolt / USB 4 ports
  • 3-Year AppleCare+ for Schools – MacBook Air

Accessories

  • StarTech.com USB-C & USB-A Dock – Docking Station — $284.99

Est: $1,738

Specs

  • Apple M1 chip with 8‑core CPU and 8‑core GPU
  • 16-core Neural Engine
  • 8GB unified memory
  • 512GB SSD storage
  • 13-inch Retina display with True Tone
  • Magic Keyboard
  • Touch Bar and Touch ID
  • Force Touch trackpad
  • Two Thunderbolt / USB 4 ports
  • 3-Year AppleCare+ for Schools – 13-inch MacBook Pro, Apple M1 chip

Accessories

  • StarTech.com USB-C & USB-A Dock – Docking Station — $284.99

Est: $2,458.00

Specs

  • 2.6GHz 6-core 9th-generation Intel Core i7 processor
  • Turbo Boost up to 4.5GHz
  • AMD Radeon Pro 5300M with 4GB of GDDR6 memory
  • 16GB 2666MHz DDR4 memory
  • 512GB SSD storage
  • 16-inch Retina display with True Tone
  • Touch Bar and Touch ID
  • Four Thunderbolt 3 ports
  • 3-Year AppleCare+ for Schools – 16-inch MacBook Pro

Accessories

  • StarTech.com USB-C & USB-A Dock – Docking Station — $284.99

Est: $1,928.00

Specs

  • Apple M1 chip with 8-core CPU and 8-core GPU
  • 512GB SSD storage
  • 16GB unified memory
  • 24-inch 4.5K Retina display (actual diagonal screen size is 23.5 inches)
  • Two Thunderbolt / USB 4 ports
  • Two USB 3 ports
  • Magic Keyboard with Touch ID and Numeric Keypad – US English
  • Magic Mouse
  • Gigabit Ethernet
  • 3-Year AppleCare+ for Schools – iMac

Est: $2,228.00

Specs

  • Processor: (065-C95Y) – 3.3GHz 6-core 10th-generation Intel Core i5 processor, Turbo Boost up to 4.8GHz
  • MEMORY: (065-C924) – 16GB 2666 MHz DDR4
  • Storage: (065-C929) – 512GB SSD storage
  • Graphics: (065-C8Y4) – Radeon Pro 5300 with 4GB of GDDR6 memory
  • Ethernet: (065-C8Y8) – Gigabit Ethernet
  • Display: (065-C982) – Standard glass
  • Mouse and Trackpad: (065-C92Q) – Apple Magic Mouse 2
  • Magic Keyboard with Numeric Keypad – US English
  • 3-Year AppleCare+ for Schools – iMac

Discounted Personal Software

Faculty, staff and students can explore discounted software on their personal machines via OnTheHub, which sells a range of software negotiated under Purdue’s campus agreements.


Shop the Purdue OnTheHub Web Store

Discounted Personal Software

Faculty, staff and students can explore discounted software on their personal machines via OnTheHub, which sells a range of software negotiated under Purdue’s campus agreements.


Shop the Purdue OnTheHub Web Store