Choosing a right desktop that meets your need could be a time consuming task if you are not sure of what options are available. Based on suggestions we make to our faculty and our own experience we have put together a brief description of desktops we recommend. Please feel free to contact us if you need more help.
Last updated July 30, 2012.
The standard Dell model that we recommend is Dell OptiPlex 7010 with Intel Core i7 3.4 GHz processor and at least 4GB of memory(RAM). For more technical specification follow the Dell's Technical Specification. The comes down to about $700.
Preference for monitors could vary according to need and desire. For standard use we suggest Dell Professional P2212H 21.5" Monitor with LED. It costs about $199.00. Some monitor specifications are listed below.
If you require a specialized desktop to meet your computing need we recommend that you consult CoSE IT before purchasing it.
Here is a site you could find useful Purdue's Desktop Recommendation.