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Approved Hardware Standards

CA&ES CRU minimum hardware requirements and standard hardware models for laptops (Windows and macOS), monitors, printers, and docks.


Steven Barkey

Steven Barkey

05 August 2022

Requests for any new hardware that is not listed under the Standard Hardware Models or does not meet or exceed the Minimum Hardware Requirements must be approved through the CAES Dean's Office Exception Request process.



Minimum Hardware Requirements

Computers

All new computers supported by the CA&ES Dean’s Office Computer Resources Unit must either meet or exceed these specifications

    Windows Laptop Models

    • Operating System: Microsoft Windows 10 Enterprise Edition (64-bit)
    • Processor: Intel Core i5
    • Memory: 16GB
    • Hard Drive: 512GB SSD
    • Security: Trusted Platform Module 2.0
    • Warranty: 4 Year Warranty

    macOS Laptop Models

    • Operating System: macOS 12
    • Processor: Apple Silicon
    • Memory: 16GB
    • Hard Drive: 512GB SSD
    • Security: Apple T2
    • Warranty: 4 Year Warranty


Monitors

All new monitors supported by the CA&ES Dean’s Office Computer Resources Unit must either meet or exceed these specifications

  • Screen Size: 24-inch
  • Warranty: 4-years


Docks

All new docks supported by the CA&ES Dean’s Office Computer Resources Unit must either meet or exceed these specifications

  • Connection Type: Thunderbolt or USB-C
  • Power Delivery: 90 Watts
  • External Monitor Support: 2
  • Warranty: 4-years


Printers

All new printers supported by the CA&ES Dean’s Office Computer Resources Unit must either meet or exceed these specifications

  • Connection Type: Network
  • Warranty: 4-years



Standard Hardware Models

Computers

    Windows Laptop Models

    • Standard: Dell Latitude 5430
    • Performance: Dell Latitude 7430

    macOS Laptop Models

    • Standard: Apple MacBook Air
    • Performance: Apple MacBook Pro


Monitors

    Windows Computers

    • 1x Dell U2422HE and 1x Dell U2422H

    macOS Computers

    • 2x Dell U2422H


Docks

    Windows Computers

    • None - The U2422HE has an integrated Dock

    macOS Computers

    • Belkin Thunderbolt 3 Dock Pro


Printers

    Color

    • HP Color LaserJet Enterprise MFP M480f
    • Xerox WorkCentre 6515/dn
    • Xerox C310/DNI

    Black and White

    • Xerox B230
    • HP LaserJet Pro M404dn