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Purchasing a new desktop or laptop

One of the most commonly asked questions by those seeking to purchase a new desktop or notebook is what type of system to purchase. When purchasing a desktop or laptop, please refer to the sections below as a guide, which suggests the minimum specs a new system should have.

Purchasing a Desktop or Notebook through Dell's Education Purchase Program (EPP)
Barry University students, faculty and staff are eligible for special discounts through Dell's Education Purchase Program (EPP). You can place your order online. Click here to access Dell's premier page!  During the checkout process enter Member ID US14457728 and Company Name Barry University.

Windows Personal Desktop PC

  • Processor Speed:  3 GHz or better
  • Processor Type:  Intel i5 or better
  • Memory (RAM):  8 GB Minimum
  • Disk space:  256 GB Solid State Hard Drive minimum
  • Operating System: Windows 10 Home or Pro
  • Monitor: Flat panel (Any of your choice)
  • Video Card: Any of your choice
  • Sound Card: Any of your choice
  • Network Card: Any of your choice
  • DVD/CD-ROM: DVD +/­RW
  • Keyboard: USB Keyboard
  • Mouse: Optical Mouse
  • Speakers: Any of your choice
  • Service Program: 4 Years Parts & Labor Warranty

 

Windows Personal Laptop

  • Processor Speed:  3 GHz or better
  • Processor Type:  Intel i5 or better
  • Memory (RAM):  8 GB Minimum
  • Disk space:  256 GB Solid State Hard Drive minimum
  • Operating System: Windows 10 Home or Pro
  • Screen: 14.0" Widescreen (1920x1080) LED Display or screen of your choice
  • Video Card: Any of your choice
  • Sound Card: Any of your choice
  • Wireless Card: 802.11 ac/a/b/g/n
  • Network Card: Any of your choice
  • DVD/CD-ROM: DVD +/­RW
  • Keyboard: USB Keyboard
  • Mouse: Optical Mouse
  • Speakers: Any of your choice
  • Battery: 6 cell or higher
  • Service Program: 3 Years Parts & Labor Warranty
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