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Minnesota State University, Mankato

Minnesota State University, Mankato

Windows Hardware

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

Computer hardware standards

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

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

4GB RAM, 500G hd

on-board video & audio

Intel i5 Processor

**Latitude E7240 12"

**Latitude e7440 14.1"

MacBook Pro Retina 13"

Dell Venue 8"
Surface 2

Optiplex 7010 w/22" monitor

iMac 21.5"

***Optiplex 9020 AIO

Intermediate

4GB RAM, 128GB SS hd

video card w/1GB

N/A

**Latitude e7440 14.1"

**XPS 13" (touch only)

Macbook Pro 13"

Dell Venue 11" Pro

Surface Pro 2

Optiplex 7010 w/22" monitor

iMac 21.5"

***Optiplex 9020 AIO

Advanced

8GB RAM, 128GB hd

video graphics w/1GB

Latitude E7240 12"

Latitude e6540 15.1"

MacBook Pro Retina 15"

XPS 12 Duo flip

Surface Pro 2

Optiplex 7010 w/22" monitor

iMac 27"

***Optiplex 9020 AIO

Super

Intel core i7

16GB RAM
256+GB hd

Video Graphics w/2GB

N/A

*Latitude E6540 15.1" Quadcore

MacBook Pro Retina 15"

XPS 12 Duo flip

Optiplex 7010 Quad core w/22" monitor

iMac 27"

***Optiplex 9020 AIO

* Includes internal CD/DVD option

** Touch screen options available

Compatible applications:

  • Basic: Browser, Office, Adobe Reader, SPSS (12), 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 Suite, CAD
  • Super: All Advanced plus specialized requirements for specific software (i.e. GIS)

Staff Desktop:

  • Dell Optiplex 7010 DT/MT
  • Dell Optiplex 9020 AIO

Staff Laptop/tablet:

  • Dell Latitude E6540; E7240; E7440
  • HP Probook 6470; 6570
  • Dell XPS 12;13;15
  • Dell Venue 8, 11 Pro
  • Microsoft Surface 2; Pro 2

Desktop printer:

  • HP Laserjet 400
  • HP Deskjet 2540

Network printer:

  • HP Laserjet 400MFN

Other computer hardware:

  • Scanners: HP
    • HP Scanjet
    • Canon DR
    • Epson Perfection