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Standard Computer Workstation Packages

SSSW IT Standard Workstation Recommendations

The following are the current SSSW IT recommended configurations for computer workstations. The machine configurations are based on NYU standards for computers.

Last Updated: 3/20/14

Replacement/New machines may be chosen from the following:

For upgrades beyond the standard configurations please consult: sssw.it@nyu.edu.

Standard PC Workstation

This workstation is intended for the PC desktop user.

  • Dell Optiplex 7010 Minitower - Win 7 with 19" monitor
    • 3.2 GHz Intel Core i5 3470 Processor
    • 8GB RAM, 250GB HD, 16x DVD+/-RW, Integrated Intel HD Graphics
    • E1912 19" Monitor
    • Windows 7 Professional 64-bit
    • 3 year Next Business Day on-site limited warranty
    • Wired mouse and keyboard
    • Microsoft Office 2010 Professional installed separately by SSSW IT support providers, as appropriate under license agreement.
  • Dell Optiplex 3020 Small Form Factor Win 7 with 20" monitor
    • Intel Core i5-4570 Processor 3.2 GHz
    • 4GB RAM, 500GB Hard drive, 16x DVD+/-RW, AMD Radeon HD 8490
    • 20" Dell Flatpanel Widescreen Monitor
    • Windows 7 Professional 64-bit
    • 4 year Next Business Day on-site limited warranty
    • Wired mouse and keyboard
    • Microsoft Office 2010 Professional installed separately by SSSW IT support providers, as appropriate under license agreement.

Standard PC Laptop

This workstation is intended for typical PC laptop users

  • Dell Latitude E6330
    • 13.3” High Definition LED display
    • 2.6GHz Intel Core i5 Processor
    • 4GB RAM, 500GB Hard drive, 8x DVD+/-RW, Intergrated Network Card,
      802.11g/n Wireless, Intel HD Graphics 4000 Built-in light-sensitive Webcam
    • Windows 7 Professional 32-bit
    • 3 Year Warranty with CompleteCare, Weight: Starting at 3.64 lbs
    • Microsoft Office 2010 Professional installed separately by SSSW IT support providers, as appropriate under license agreement.

Standard Mac Workstation

This workstation is intended for typical Mac users
*Purchase of a 3-year AppleCare warranty is required for all purchases of Mac laptops.

  • iMac 27" 2.9GHz
    • 27" LED-backlit display with 2560 x 1440 resolution
    • Intel quad-core i5 2.9GHz Processor
    • 8GB RAM, 1TB Hard Drive, Built-in Facetime HD Camera, Built-in Network Card, 802.11n Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0
    • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 660M graphics processor with 1GB of GDDR5 memory
    • 2 Thunderbolt, 4 USB 3.0 ports, SDXC Card Slot, Mini Display Port output with support for DVI, VGA, dual-link DVI, and HDMI (requires adapters, sold separately)
    • Built-in stereo speakers, Built-in microphone, Support for Apple iPhone headset with microphone, Wireless Keyboard, Magic Mouse
    • Mac OSX 10.8, AppleCare 3 year protection plan
    • Microsoft Office 2011 Professional installed separately by SSSW IT support providers, as appropriate under license agreement.

Standard Mac Laptop

This workstation is intended for typical Mac laptop users.
*All MacBooks below are preconfigured and not upgradable or customizable
*Purchase of a 3-year AppleCare warranty is required for all purchases of Mac laptops.
*Optional external USB SuperDrive sold separately.

  • MacBook Pro 13" with Retina Display
    • 2.4GHz dual-core Intel Core i5 with 3MB L3 cache
    • 8GB RAM, 256GB Solid State Drive, no optical drive
    • Intel Iris Graphics, Two Thunderbolt ports, Two USB 3.0 ports, HDMI port, SDXC Card slot, WiFi 802.11ac, Bluetooth 4.0
    • 720p FaceTime HD Camera, built-in stereo speakers, built-in omnidirectional microphone, Multi-Touch trackpad, Backlit keyboard
    • Mini DisplayPort output port with support for DVI, VGA, dual-link DVI, and HDMI (requires adapters, sold separately)
    • Precision aluminum enclosure, 60W MagSafe2 Power Adapter, Built-in lithium-polymer battery, weight: 3.46lbs.
    • Mac OSX 10.9, AppleCare 3 year protection plan
    • Microsoft Office 2011 Professional installed separately by SSSW IT support providers, as appropriate under license agreement.

Light Weight Laptop

This workstation is intended for typical Mac laptop users.
*All MacBooks below are preconfigured and not upgradable or customizable
*Purchase of a 3-year AppleCare warranty is required for all purchases of Mac laptops.
*Optional external USB SuperDrive & Apple USB Ethernet Adapter sold separately.

  • MacBook Air 13"
    • Intel Core i5 processor 1.3GHz Dual core processor
    • 4GB RAM, 256GB Flash Storage Hard Drive, no optical drive*
    • Intel HD Graphics 5000 graphics processor, Wi-Fi 802.11ac (802.11a/b/g/n compatible), Bluetooth 4.0
    • Built-in 720p FaceTime HD camera, Two USB 3.0 ports, Thunderbolt port, SD card slot, Stereo speakers, Omnidirectional Microphone, Headphone port
    • Ultra-thin aluminum unibody enclosure, Built-in 35-watt-hour lithium-polymer battery, Up to 12 hours battery life. Weight: 2.96 lbs.
    • Mac OSX 10.9, AppleCare 3 year protection plan
    • Microsoft Office 2011 Professional installed separately by SSSW IT support providers, as appropriate under license agreement
  • ThinkPad X1 Carbon 3444B9U Ultrabook 14" LED display
    • Intel Core i5 processor 1.6 GHz
    • 4GB RAM, 256GB Flash Storage Drive, no optical drive*
    • Built-in Webcam, 802.11a/b/g/n Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0, 4-cell Li-Polymer Battery. Weight 3.0lbs.
    • Windows 7 Professional, 3 year limited warranty
    • Microsoft Office 2010 Professional installed separately by SSSW IT support providers, as appropriate under license agreement

Standard Printer

Faculty and staff printers are replaced on an as-needed basis. An upgrade to the printer is available if department or research funds are used to pay for the difference.

  • HP Laserjet P1102w

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