Recommended Purchases

Dell is the preferred workstation computer vendor for the University of Kansas, chosen through a competitive bid process. KU has negotiated significant discounts on Dell products. Below are the recommended models available through Dell. These recommended models provide the greatest cost savings above and beyond Dell's standard educational discount. Apple's iPad is the recommended tablet.

See PDFs for full technical specifications.

Desktops

Dell

OptiPlex 3020 Minitower
3.2GHz Intel i5 Processor
4GB DDR3 RAM
500GB Hard Drive
USB Keyboard & Mouse
Four Year Basic Hardware Service
Optiplex 3020 Minitower.PDF
OptiPlex 9020 Minitower
3.4GHz Intel i7 Processor
8GB DDR3 RAM
2.5" 500GB Solid State Hybrid Drive
USB Keyboard & Mouse
Four Year Basic Hardware Service
Optiplex 9020 Minitower.PDF
OptiPlex 9020 Small Form Factor
3.4GHz Intel i7 Processor
8GB DDR3 RAM
2.5" 500GB Solid State Hybrid Drive
USB Keyboard & Mouse
Four Year Basic Hardware Service
Optiplex 9020 Small Form Factor.PDF
Precision T1700
3.10GHz Intel Xeon Processor
16GB DDR3 RAM
256GB Solid State Drive
USB Keyboard & Mouse
Three Years Basic Hardware Support
Precision T1700.PDF

Laptops

Dell

Latitude E5540
1.6GHz Intel i5 Processor
4GB DDR3 RAM
2.5" 500GB Solid State Hybrid Drive
15.6" LED Display
Four Year Basic Hardware Support
15.6" Latitude E5540.PDF
Latitude E6540
2.7GHz Intel i7 Processor
8GB DDR3 RAM
2.5" 500GB Solid State Hybrid Drive
15.6" Anti-Glare LED Display
Four Year Basic Hardware Support
15.4" Latitude E6540.PDF
Latitude E6440
2.9GHz Intel i7 Processor
8GB DDR3 RAM
2.5" 500GB Solid State Hybrid Drive
14" Anti-Glare LED Display
Four Year Basic Hardware Support
14" Latitude E6440.PDF
Latitude E7240
1.9GHz Intel i5 Processor
8GB DDR3 RAM
128GB Solid State Drive
12.5" LED Touch Display with WiGig Technology Four Year Basic Hardware Support
12.5" Latitude E7240.PDF

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