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Computer Upgrades and New Device Purchases

An overview of the recommended upgrades for SSCC managed workstations


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Workstations
workstations
Laptops
macs
Monitors
ssds
Solid State Drives (SSD)
macs
Apple Computers
rpi
Raspberry Pi


Workstations

Below are some pre-configured options for new Dell Workstations and Laptops available for purchase through the campus purchasing agreement with Dell. For additional options, and to customize the suggestions below, visit the

Dell Preconfigured Desktops

dell optiplex lineup
NEW Dell 
OptiPlex 5080
MicroSmall Form FactorMiniTower
ProcessorIntel Core i5-10600T (6 Cores/12MB/12T/2.4GHz to 4.0GHz/35W)
Intel Core i5-10600 (6 Cores/12MB/12T/3.3GHz to 4.8GHz/65W)
Intel Core i5-10600 (6 Cores/12MB/12T/3.3GHz to 4.8GHz/65W)
Memory16GB, 1x16GB, DDR4 non-ECC Memory
16GB, 1x16GB, DDR4 non-ECC Memory
16GB, 1x16GB, DDR4 non-ECC Memory
StorageM.2 256GB PCIe NVMeM.2 256GB PCIe NVMeM.2 256GB PCIe NVMe
GraphicsIntel Integrated GraphicsIntel Integrated GraphicsIntel Integrated Graphics
Optical DriveNo8x DVD+/-RW8x DVD+/-RW
Additional Hard Drive Support?NoYesYes
Price$676$727$744


Dell OptiPlex 5070MicroSmall Form FactorMiniTower
ProcessorIntel Core i5-9600T (6 Cores/9MB/6T/2.3GHz to 3.9GHz/35W)Intel Core i5-9500 (6 Cores/9MB/6T/3.0GHz to 4.4GHz/65W)Intel Core i5-9600 (6 Cores/9MB/6T/3.1GHz to 4.6GHz/65W)
Memory8GB8GB8GB
StorageM.2 256GB PCIe NVMeM.2 256GB PCIe NVMeM.2 256GB PCIe NVMe
GraphicsIntel Integrated GraphicsIntel Integrated GraphicsIntel Integrated Graphics
Optical DriveNo8x DVD+/-RW8x DVD+/-RW
Additional Hard Drive Support?NoYesYes
Price$687$730$ --- 
  • Includes 3 Year Hardware Service with Onsite/In-Home Service After Remote Diagnosis
  • All models include Dell mouse & keyboard.
  • 5070 models do not include HDMI ports. Only DisplayPort.

Dell Preconfigured Laptops

latitude
NEW 2020 Dell Latitude551074107210 2-in-1
Screen Size15.6"14" Touch Capable12" Touch Capable
Processor10th Generation Intel Core i5-10310U (4 Core, 6M cache, base 1.7GHz, up to 4.4GHz, vPro)10th Generation Intel Core i5-10310U (4 Core, 6M cache, base 1.7GHz, up to 4.4GHz, vPro Capable)10th Generation Intel Core i5-10210U (4 Core, 6M Cache, Base 1.6GHz, Up to 4.2GHz)
Memory8GB8GB8GB
StorageM.2 256GB PCIe NVMe SSDM.2 256GB PCIe NVMe SSDM.2 256GB PCle NVMe SSD
GraphicsIntegrated Intel UHD 620 GraphicsIntegrated Intel UHD GraphicsIntegrated Intel UHD Graphics
Optical DriveNoNoNo
Price$911$1,034.70$1,237.80

2019 Dell Latitude550074007200 2-in-1
Screen Size15.6"14" Touch Capable12" Touch Capable
Processor8th Generation Intel Core i5-8365U Processor (4 Core,6MB Cache,1.6GHz,15W, vPro-Capable)8th Generation Intel Core i5-8365U Processor (4 Core,6MB Cache,1.6GHz,15W, vPro-Capable)8th Generation Intel Core i7-8665U Processor (4 Core,8MB Cache,1.9GHz,15W, vPro-Capable)
Memory8GB8GB16GB
Storage2.5" 500GB 7200RPM SATA Hard DriveM.2 128GB PCIe NVMeM.2 256GB PCle Class 35 SSD
GraphicsIntegrated Intel UHD 620 GraphicsIntegrated Intel UHD 620Integrated Intel UHD 620 Graphics
Optical DriveNoNoNo
Price$835$939$1,516.80


Monitors


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Dell Monitors

All monitors purchased directly from Dell have a 3 year warranty. 
  • 23-inch Monitors
    • P2319H, $139
  • 24-inch Monitors
    • P2419H, $146
    • U2419H, $182, Available with USB-C +$5 (U2419HC)
  • 27-inch Monitors
    • U2719D, $340, Available with USB-C (U2719HC)
Note: The "U###" series monitors are high-end, high-resolution models (Ultra-Sharp Series).


Solid State Drives

  250 GB 500 GB 1 TB
Standard SATA SSD$50 (B&H Photo) [Shop@UW]$67 (B&H Photo) [Shop@UW]$108 (B&H Photo) [Shop@UW]
M.2 Form Factor SSD$75 (B&H Photo) [Shop@UW]$88 (B&H Photo) [Shop@UW]$169 (B&H Photo) [Shop@UW]
High Performance SATA SSD$62 (B&H Photo) [Shop@UW]$82 (B&H Photo) [Shop@UW]$150 (B&H Photo) [Shop@UW]


Apple Computers

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Apple products and be purchased through the Shop@UW Punchout catalog. More information available here: [Link for document 95954 is unavailable at this time.]




Raspberry Pi

Please contact the SSCC Help Desk to submit a Raspberry Pi requisition.





Keywords:desktop, support, pc, upgrades, recommendations, parts, ssd, hard drive, memory,   Doc ID:95935
Owner:Paul B.Group:Social Science Computing Cooperative
Created:2019-11-18 13:20 CDTUpdated:2021-04-12 08:07 CDT
Sites:Social Science Computing Cooperative
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