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Standard Computer Build Specifications

Specifications for standard Windows and Mac computer builds available to Cornell staff.

This article applies to: DFA-CIT Service Group IT Support


We offer standard configurations of Apple and Windows laptops and desktops. Please see the list below. If these systems do not meet your needs, please include a business case and a manager's approval with your request. 

Windows Systems

See our Standard Computer Builds article for general comparison information. Visit Cornell's eShop Dell Punchout for the latest prices and configuration options.

Desktop

Dell Optiplex 5050 

  • Intel® Core™ i7-7700T Processor (Quad Core, 8MB, 8T, 2.9GHz, 35W)
  • 16GB RAM (2x8G) 2400MHz DDR4 Memory
  • 256GB SSD (solid-state drive)
  • Intel Integrated Graphics Card
  • 3 Year Basic Warranty

Laptop

Dell Latitude 7280

  • Windows 10 Home, 64-bit
  • CPU i7 7600U (Dual Core, 2.8GHz, 4M cache, 15W, vPro)
  • 16GB (1x16GB), 2133MHz DDR4 Memory
  • Intel® HD Graphics 620
  • 256GB SSD (M.2 PCIe NVMe Class 40 SSD)
  • 12.5" HD (1366x768) screen
  • Microphone/Webcam
  • Integrated Gigabit NIC
  • Intel® Dual-Band Wireless-AC 8265 Wi-Fi + BT 4.2 Wireless Card (2x2)
  • 60 Whr Express Charge Capable (4-cell)
  • 65W AC Adapter, 3-pin
  • Integrated speakers
  • Bluetooth
  • 3-Year Basic Warranty
  • WD15 Dockable
  • Starting weight: 2.61 lbs.

Dell Latitude 7480 

  • Windows 10 Home, 64-bit
  • CPU i7 7600U (Dual Core, 2.8GHz, 4M cache, 15W, vPro)
  • 16GB (2x8GB), 2133MHz DDR4 memory
  • Intel® HD Graphics 620
  • 256GB SSD (M.2 PCIe NVMe Class 40 SSD)
  • 14" HD (1366x768) screen
  • Microphone/Webcam
  • Integrated Gigabit NIC
  • Intel® Dual-Band Wireless-AC 8265 Wi-Fi + BT 4.2 Wireless Card (2x2)
  • 60 Whr Express Charge Capable (4-cell)
  • 65W AC Adapter, 3-pin
  • Integrated speakers
  • Bluetooth
  • 3-Year Basic Warranty
  • WD15 Dockable
  • Starting weight: 2.61 lbs.

Mac Systems

See our Standard Computer Builds article for general comparison information. Visit Cornell's eShop Dell Punchout for the latest prices and configuration options.

Desktop

iMac - 27"

  • 1TB Fusion Drive
  • Processor: 3.2GHz Quad-core Intel Core i5, Turbo Boost up to 3.6GHz
  • Apple Keyboard with numeric keypad (English)
  • Magic Mouse
  • 8GB 1600MHz DDR3 SDRAM - 2x4GB 
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 675MX 1GB GDDR5
  • AppleCare Protection Plan for iMac - Auto Enroll

Laptop

MacBook Pro, 15" with retina display

  • MacBook Pro with Retina Display
  • 256 GB SSD Drive
  • Processor: 2.2GHz Quad-core, Intel Core i7, Turbo Boost up to 3.4GHz
  • Backlit keyboard
  • 16GB 1600MHz DDR3
  • Thunderbolt Gigabit adapter
  • AppleCare Protection Plan for MacBook Pro 15"/17" - Auto Enroll

MacBook Pro, 13" 

  • MacBook Pro with Retina Display
  • 256 GB SSD Drive
  • Processor: 2.5 GHz Dual Core i7
  • Backlit keyboard
  • 16GB 2133MHz SDRAM
  • USB-C Gigabit adapter
  • AppleCare Protection Plan for MacBook Pro 13" - Auto Enroll

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