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Minnesota State University, Mankato

Minnesota State University, Mankato

Mac Hardware

Page address: http://www.mnsu.edu/its/started/standards/machardware.html

Computer hardware standards

Students should consult their College documentation for specialized requirements for their individual program.

  System Description Netbook* Laptop** Tablet* Desktop**
Basic

2G RAM, 80G hd

on-board video & audio

DVD R

Latitude 2100 10.1"

Latitude e6400 14.1"

MacBook 13"

N/A

Optiplex 780 w/19" monitor

iMac 21"

Intermediate

2G RAM, 160G hd

video card w/256M

Integrated sound

DVD R/W

Latitude 2100 10.1"

Latitude e6400 14.1"

MacBook Pro 13"

Latitude XT 6 cell

(3G RAM, 160G HD, BLt;
no other choices except 9 cell bat)

Optiplex 780 w/19" monitor

iMac 21"

Advanced

4G RAM, 320G hd

video graphics w/512M

Audio

DVD R/W

Latitude 2100 10.1"

Latitude e6500 15.1"

MacBook Pro 15"

N/A

Optiplex 780 w/19" monitor

iMac 27"

Super

4G+ RAM,320G hd

video graphics w/512M

Audio

DVD R/W

N/A

Dell Studio XPS 16"

MacBook Pro 17"

N/A

Optiplex 780 w/24" monitor

iMac 27"

* Does not include internal CD/DVD option

** Compatible with standard classroom multi-media, 32 or 64 bit processor option

Compatible applications

  • Basic: Browser, Office, Adobe Reader no native ability to play DVD
    (All Macs are able to play and burn DVDs)
  • Intermediate: All Basic plus Acrobat Pro, Photo Shop, SharePoint, Visio Project
  • Advanced: All Intermediate plus Creative Suite4, CAD
  • Super: All Advanced plus specialized requirements for specific software (i.e. GIS)

Desktop:

  • iMac

Laptop/notebook:

  • MacBook, MacBook Pro

Desktop printer:

  • Laser - HP P1600

Network printer:

  • Laser - HP 9050dn or HP 9050tn

Other computer hardware:

  • Scanners: HP
  • PDAs: Palm, AudioVox 6700 or 6800
    • Contact Julie Bruggeman 389-2226 for pricing on the AudioVox