Thursday, February 25, 2021
ESF Default Configuration Computer Replacement Quotes

To purchase, contact CNS for the most current quote, print the desired quote, attach an appropriate State or Research purchase request with a valid requisition number (the vendor is simply Dell), and bring the paperwork to purchasing for processing. ESF Standard Computer Replacement Quote Specs available below. Due to adjusting quoting practices, please contact either CNS or ESF Purchasing for an up-to-date quote for a Dell or Microsoft brand computer at State discount pricing.

Campus-Standard Hardware Specifications:
Intel i5 processor 
128GB Hard-Drive
23" Monitor

CNS Recommended Hardware Specifications:
Intel Quad-core processor - Newer generation Intel i5 or i7 series
Solid-state Hard Drive at least 120GB in size
At least 8GB RAM
23" or larger monitor

Models still supported by CNS:
  • Minimum PC Standard for Windows 7: Desktop: Optiplex 9010 (or equivalent) with 8 GB of RAM or better; Laptop: Latitude E6410 (or equivalent) with 8 GB of RAM or better.
  • Common models that are end-of-life with Windows XP on the ESF Campus: Desktop: Any Gateway system, Optiplex system below model number 3000; Laptop: Any non-standard make/model, Latitude D-Series, E5000 series, or E6400. Also, CNS will not support Windows 7 on any system with less than 4 GB of RAM regardless of the other specs.