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If you are planning on purchasing a new desktop or laptop, these are the minimum requirements we recommend:

New Systems: PC

 
Operating System

Processor


RAM


Hard Drive

Optical Drive

Network

Wireless


Warranty

Standard
Windows 7

3.16 GHz Core 2
Duo Intel E8500

3 or 4 GB


500 GB

16x DVD+/-RW

10/100/1000 MB

802.11 a/g/n

4-year basic limited warranty and 4-year NBD onsite service

Advanced
Windows 7

3.3 GHz Core i5 or
3.4 GHz Core i7 Intel

4 (if 32-bit OS) or 6+ (if 64-bit OS) GB

1 TB

16x DVD+/-RW

10/100/1000

802.11 a/g/n

4-year basic limited warranty and 4-year NBD onsite service

New Systems: Mac

 
Operating System

Processor


RAM

Hard Drive

Optical Drive

Network

Wireless

Warranty

Standard
OS X 10.9 (Mavericks)

3.06GHz Intel
Core i3

4 GB

500 GB

8x DL SuperDrive

10/100/1000 MB

802.11 a/g/n

3-year warranty

Advanced
OS X 10.9 (Mavericks)

2.80 Core i5 Intel
Quad Core

8 GB

1 TB

8x DL SuperDrive

10/100/1000

802.11 a/g/n

3 yr warranty

Pre-Existing Systems: PC

Operating System

Processor

RAM

Hard Drive

Optical Drive

Network

Wireless

Warranty

Windows 7

2.0 GHz Intel Dual Core

1 GB

120 GB

CD-RW/DVD+RW

10/100 MB

802.11 a/b

We recommend you get extended warranty.

 

Pre-Existing Systems: Mac

Operating System

Processor

RAM

Hard Drive

Optical Drive

Network

Wireless

Warranty

OS X 10.6

2.1 GH Intel Core 2 Duo

2 GB

80 GB

CD-RW/DVD+RW

10/100 MB

802.11 a/b

We recommend you get extended warranty.

 

Computer and Software Purchases

The University of Miami Technology Product Center (TPC) has special pricing for students. Visit the TPC website for more information (proof of enrollment required).

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The following systems are supported:

  • Microsoft Windows 8 (excluding Surface Pro)
  • Windows 8.1
  • Microsoft Windows 7
  • Microsoft Windows Vista
  • Apple OS X 10.8 "Mountain Lion" (current)
  • Apple OS X 10.9 Mavericks

The following systems are not supported:

  • Microsoft Windows XP and earlier
  • Apple Macintosh OS X 10.4 Tiger and earlier
  • Apple Macintosh OS X 10.5 Leopard on a non-Intel machine
  • Apple OS X 10.5 "Leopard" (Intel only)
  • Linux
  • Chromebooks
  • Microsoft Surface (incl. Pro)
  • Virtual operating systems (VMs)
  • Apple iDevices (iPad, iPhone, etc.)

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