WCU Minimum Apple Computer Specifications for Institutional Use

The specifications detailed here are the minimum requirements for new computer purchases to be used on the WCU campus, for Apple systems.

 

WCU Minimum Mac Desktop Systems Specifications
Minimum Specifications Business Desktop iMac Analytical Desktop iMac
Processor Speed Minimum 3.3 GHz Dual-core Intel Core i3 Minimum 2.9GHz Quad-core Intel Core i5
Operating System MAC OS X MAC OS X
Memory Minimum 4GB Minimum 8GB
Storage 500GB 1TB
Optical Drive 8x SuperDrive 8x SuperDrive
Mouse Optical Mouse Optical Mouse
Keyboard Standard Keyboard Standard Keyboard
Display (Monitor) 21.5-inch Flat Panel 27-inch Flat Panel
Video Card Intel HD Graphics 4000 NVIDIA GeForce GTX 660M 512MB GDDR5
Network Card Integrated 10/100/1000 Ethernet Integrated 10/100/1000 Ethernet
Speakers Built In Built In
Warranty 3-Year Add On 3-Year Add On

 

WCU Minimum Mac Laptop Specifications
Minimum Specifications MacBook Air MacBook Pro
Processor Speed Minimum 1.3GHz Intel Dual-Core Core i5 Minimum 2.5GHz Dual-core Intel Core i5
Operating System MAC OS X MAC OS X
Memory Minimum 4GB Minimum 4GB
Storage 128GB Flash Storage 500GB
Optical Drive 8x SuperDrive 8x SuperDrive
Display (Monitor) 11-inch Display 13-inch Display
Network Card Apple Thunderbolt to Gigabit Ethernet Adapter Integrated 10/100/1000 Ethernet
Battery Lithium-Polymer Battery Lithium-Polymer Battery
Warranty 3-Year Add On 3-Year Add On
Computrace Complete Required for University purchases Required for University purchases
Etching Required for University purchases Required for University purchases

September 2013

 

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