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Purchasing Supported Computing Hardware

Information Technology (IT) works with the NDSU Bookstore to facilitate computer configurations and purchasing options for NDSU employees/departments.

Order a computer through IT (NDSU employees/departments only)

Purchasing supported computer models provides robust functionality for most uses, improves service, and saves money by*:   

  • Full spectrum of IT support for the supported life of the hardware along with departmental consultation services in its use;
  • Streamlining the research and order process; 
  • Utilizing hardware designed for long-life and commercial use (typical);
  • Applying the largest discounts available to NDSU through contract buying;
  • Allowing IT to inventory hardware rather than individuals or through the department
  • Coordinate installation and setup specifics.  Common hardware allows for quicker and more consistent installations that are schedule-able; 
  • Enhancing support through a common hardware base.
The Microsoft Campus Agreement includes many Microsoft Office products, Office365, etc. at no cost. 
Computer prices below are subject to change without notice. Once an order is placed your department will receive an IDB (inter-departmental bill) from the Bookstore with the latest prices. 
  
*Please note, IT only supports computers for employee/department purchases, not for student or personal use.
 

Supported Teaching Remotely Configurations

For more information on teaching remote configurations and recommended accessories, visit our Teaching HyFlex - Recommended Equipment page.

Model Specs Price
HP 850 G8 Elitebook
  • Intel Core i5
  • 16 GB RAM
  • 512 GB SSD
  • 15.6" Screen
$1,036
HP Elite X2 1013 G4 Tablet
  • Intel Core i5
  • 16 GB RAM
  • 512 GB SSD
  • 13.3" Touchscreen
$1,533


Supported Mainstream Configurations

Windows Desktops

Model Specs Price
HP 800 G6 Mini EliteDesk
Standard Configuration
  • Intel Core i5
  • 8 GB RAM (1 DIMM)
  • HP USB Keyboard + HP Laser Mouse 
  • 256GB Solid State Hard Drive 
  • Integrated Video with Dual Monitor Capabilities 
  • Integrated Network Card 
  • Integrated Sound Card
$756
HP 800 G6 Mini EliteDesk
High End Configuration
  • Intel Core i7 
  • 16 GB RAM (1 DIMM) 
  • HP USB Keyboard + HP Laser Mouse 
  • 512GB Solid State Hard Drive 
  • Integrated Video with Dual Monitor Capabilities  
  • Integrated Network Card 
  • Integrated Sound Card
$1,119

Windows Laptops

Model Specs Price
HP 830 G8 Elitebook
(Standard Configuration)
  • Intel Core i5
  • 8 GB RAM
  • 256 GB SSD
  • 13.3" Screen
$1,032
HP 830 G8 Elitebook
(High End Configuration)
  • Intel Core i7
  • 16 GB RAM
  • 512 GB SSD
  • 13.3" Screen
$1,364
HP 850 G8 Elitebook
(Standard Configuration)
  • Intel Core i5
  • 8 GB RAM
  • 256 GB SSD
  • 15.6" Screen
$1,003
HP 850 G8 Elitebook
(High End Configuration)
  • Intel Core i7
  • 16 GB RAM
  • 512 GB SSD
  • 15.6" Screen
$1,229

Windows Tablets

Model Specs Price
HP Elite X2 1013 G4 Tablet
(Standard Configuration)
  • Intel Core i5
  • 8 GB RAM
  • 256 GB SSD
  • 13.3" Touchscreen
$1,332

Mac Desktops

Model Specs Price
iMac 24"
(Standard Configuration)
  • Apple M1 chip with 8-Core CPU
  • 8 GB RAM (can be upgraded to 16 GB in order form for $200 more)
  • 256 GB SSD
  • 24-inch 4.5K Retina display
$1,399
iMac 24"
(High End Configuration)
  • Apple M1 chip with 8-Core CPU
  • 16 GB RAM
  • 512 GB SSD
  • 24-inch 4.5K Retina display
$1,799
iMac 27"
(Standard Configuration)
  • 3.1 GHz 6-core 10th Gen Intel Core i5
  • 8 GB RAM
  • 256 GB SSD
  • 27" Screen
$1,699
iMac 27"
(Mid-Level Configuration)
  • 3.3 GHz 6-core 10th Gen Intel Core i5
  • 8 GB RAM
  • 512 GB SSD
  • 27" Screen
$1,899
iMac 27"
(High End Configuration)
  • 3.8 GHz 8-core 10th Gen Intel Core i7
  • 8 GB RAM
  • 512 GB SSD
  • 27" Screen
$2,199
Mac mini
  • Apple M1 chip with 8-core CPU, 8-core GPU
  • 8 GB RAM
  • 512 GB SSD
  • Gigabit Ethernet
$849

Mac Laptops (MacBook)

Model Specs Price
MacBook Air Retina 13"
(Standard Configuration)
  • Apple M1 chip with 8-Core CPU
  • 7-Core GPU
  • 8 GB RAM
  • 256 GB SSD
  • 13" Screen
  • Does not support dual monitors
$899
MacBook Air Retina 13"
(High End Configuration)
  • Apple M1 chip with 8-Core CPU
  • 8-Core GPU
  • 8 GB RAM
  • 512 GB SSD
  • 13" Screen
  • Does not support dual monitors
$1,199
MacBook Pro 13"
(Standard M1 Configuration)
  • Apple M1 chip with 8-Core CPU
  • 8-Core GPU
  • 8 GB RAM
  • 256 GB SSD
  • 13" Screen
  • Does not support dual monitors
$1,199
MacBook Pro 13"
(High End M1 Configuration)
  • Apple M1 chip with 8-Core CPU
  • 8-Core GPU
  • 16 GB RAM
  • 512 GB SSD
  • 13" Screen
  • Does not support dual monitors
$1,399
MacBook Pro 14"
  • Apple M1 Pro chip with 8-core CPU and 14-core GPU
  • 16 GB RAM
  • 512 GB SSD
  • 14" Screen
  • Supports dual monitors
$1,849
MacBook Pro 14"
(High End M1 Pro)
  • Apple M1 Pro chip with 10-core CPU and 16-core GPU
  • 16 GB RAM
  • 1 TB SSD
  • 14" Screen
  • Supports dual monitors
$2,299
MacBook Pro 16"
(Standard Configuration)
  • 2.6 GHz 6-core 9th gen Intel Core i7
  • 16 GB RAM
  • 512 GB SSD
  • 16" Screen
  • Supports dual monitors
$2,199
MacBook Pro 16"
(High End Configuration)
  • 2.3 GHz 8-core 9th gen Intel Core i9
  • 16 GB RAM
  • 1 TB SSD
  • 16" Screen
  • Supports dual monitors
$2,599

Supported Monitors

Model Price
21.5" Elite Display $229
24" Elite Display $249
27" Elite Display $319
24" Elite Display w/ Built in Speakers/Microphone/Camera
$299

Supported Accessories*

Accessory Price
USB-C Dock (for HP only) $219
V7 Dock (for Mac only) $190
Wireless Keyboard and Mouse $28
Logitech H800 Headphones $80
USB-C to Ethernet Adapter $23
Logitech C920 Wecam $70 
USB-C to USB-A Adapter (for webcam) $2.50
Tripod $7 
Speaker Bar $25

Unsupported Accessories

Accessory
CD-DVD-RW drives are no longer procured or supported through IT.  With the move away from these drives by manufacturers, ITS recommends departments purchase and keep an external CD drive for common use among department members.
* Only accessories on this list are fully supported.  While many accessories not on the list will work properly, additional labor charges may be incurred for non-standard accessory support.  If you need something other than one of these specs or have any questions, please contact the IT Help Desk.

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Keywords:standard, required, hardware, order, computer, purchase   Doc ID:100623
Owner:Jim S.Group:IT Knowledge Base
Created:2020-04-15 11:42 CDTUpdated:2022-08-01 12:56 CDT
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