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Current PC Models

The Office of Information Technology has compiled a list of recommended hardware for UC Merced Staff and Faculty. The list which includes, laptops, desktops, monitors, and docking stations, includes specifications for each item. Department purchasing agents may obtain a "preferred pricing quote," by using the links below: HP System Quote: Copy and paste this passphrase to access: 5cG635$DGm Dell System Quote: A Dell Premier login is required, please contact your department purchasing agent as they can access and create a quote via Dell Premier.  

Laptops – Mobility + Power

Intended for laptop users who prefer a lightweight machine over a heavier machine which could potentially be more powerful. All HP and Dell systems in this Mobility category have 14” screens and are quoted with a 3-year – next business day onsite protection warranty. See the "Docking Stations" section to pair a laptop with the appropriate docking station.

Dell laptop models updated: 6/15/18

  HP Dell
Mid Range Mobile Power Folio 1040 G3 CPU: Intel i7-6500U RAM: 8 GB SSD*: 256 GB Graphics: Intel HD Graphics 520 Weight: 3.15 lb Dimensions: 13.27w x 9.23d x 0.62h in Latitude E7280 CPU: Intel i5-7300 RAM: 8 GB RAM: 256 GB SSD*: 12" HD (1366 x 768) Anti-Glare: Weight: 2.61 lb Dimensions: 12w x 8.19d x 0.71h in
High Mobile Power

Folio 1040 G3 CPU: Intel i7-6600U RAM: 16 GB SSD*: 256 GB Graphics: Intel HD Graphics 520 Weight: 3.15 lb Dimensions: 13.27w x 9.23d x 0.62h in

Latitude E7280 CPU: Intel i7-7600 RAM: 16 GB RAM: 256 GB SSD*: 12" HD (1366 x 768) Anti-Glare: Weight: 2.61 lb Dimensions: 12w x 8.19d x 0.71h in
     

* SSD (Solid State Drive) is similar to a hard disk (HD), but instead of storing data on magnetic platters, they store data using flash memory. Essentially, this technology enables SSD’s to access data faster than HD’s, which speeds up overall performance.

Laptops – Power Focused

Intended for laptop users who will forgo a more lightweight machine while focusing on power. The Elitebook 840 and Latitude E5440 models are 14” screen systems, while the Elitebook 850 and Latitude E5540 models are 15” screen systems. All systems in this Power category are quoted with a 3-year – next business day onsite protection warranty. See the "Docking Stations" section to pair a laptop with the appropriate docking station.

  HP DELL
Mid Power Elitebook 840 G3 CPU: i7-6500U RAM: 16 GB SSD*: 512 GB Graphics: Intel HD Graphics 520 Weight: 3.41 lb Dimensions: 13.3w x 9.3d x 0.74h in Latitude E7480 CPU: Intel i5-7300 RAM: 8 GB RAM: 256 GB SSD*: 14" FHD (1920 x 1080) Anti-Glare: Weight: 3.01 lb Dimensions: 13.03w x 8.7d x 0.67h in
High Power Elitebook 850 G3 CPU: i7-6500U RAM: 16 GB SSD*: 512 GB Graphics: Intel HD Graphics 520 Weight: 4.10 lb Dimensions: 15.09l x 10.1d x 0.76h in Latitude E7480 CPU: Intel i7-7600 RAM: 16 GB RAM: 256 GB SSD*: 14" FHD (1920 x 1080) Anti-Glare: Weight: 3.01 lb Dimensions: 13.03w x 8.7d x 0.67h in
     
     

Laptops – Entry Level

Intended for basic computer users who will not travel much and may not have a high power demand from a machine. These systems have 15.6” screens and are quoted with a 3 year – next business day onsite protection warranty. See the "Docking Stations " section to pair a laptop with the appropriate docking station.

  HP DELL
Entry Level Probook 650 G2 CPU: i5-6300U RAM: 8 GB HD: 500 GB Graphics: Intel HD Graphics 520 Weight: 5.1 lb Dimensions: 14.88w x 10.11d x 27.4h in Latitude E5480 CPU: i5-7300 RAM: 8 GB HD: 256 GB Graphics: HD (1920×1080) Weight: 3.52 lb Dimensions: 13.1w x 9d x 0.88h in
Higher Entry Level   Latitude E5480 CPU: i5-7600 RAM: 16 GB HD: 256 GB Graphics: HD (1920×1080) Weight: 3.52 lb Dimensions: 13.1w x 9d x 0.88h in

Desktops

Intended for users that do not travel from their office. For new users, a monitor purchase may also be required. These systems are quoted with a 5-year – next business day onsite warranty. See the "Monitor" section to select a monitor.

  HP DELL
Small Form Factor EliteDesk 800 G2 SFF CPU: i7-6700 RAM: 16 GB HD: 1 TB Graphics: Intel HD 530 Graphics OptiPlex 7040 SFF CPU: i7-6700 RAM: 16 GB HD: 1TB Graphics: AMD Radeon™ R5 340X (2GB DP/DVI-I)
Mini EliteDesk 800 G2 CPU: i5-6500 RAM: 8 GB HD: 500 GB Graphics: Intel HD 530 Graphics OptiPlex 7040 SFF CPU: i5-6600 RAM: 16 GB HD: 250 GB Graphics: Intel® Integrated Graphics
     

Monitors

  HP DELL
24-inch Monitor EliteDisplay E241i Resolution: Up to 1920 x 1200 Ports: 1 VGA, 1 DVI-D, 1 DisplayPort, 3 USB 2.0 P2414H Resolution: Up to 1920 x 1080 Ports: 1 VGA, 1 DVI-D, 1 DisplayPort, 4 USB 2.0
22-inch Monitor EliteDisplay E222 Resolution: Up to 1920 x 1080 Ports: 1 VGA, 1 DVI-D, 1 DisplayPort, 3 USB 2.0 P2214H Resolution: Up to 1920 x 1080 Ports: 1 VGA, 1 DVI-D, 1 DisplayPort, 4 USB 2.0

Docking Stations

HP DELL
UltraSlim Docking Station Compatibility: For all Folio and Elitebook, and Probook Laptops Ports: 4 USB 3.0, 1 Network, 1 DisplayPort, 1 VGA,1 Audio-in, 1 Audio-out E-Series Port Replicator Compatibility: For all Latitude E-Series Laptops Ports: 2 USB 3.0, 3 USB 2.0, 1 Network, 2 DisplayPort,1 VGA, 2 DVI-D, 1 eSATA, 1 Audio-in, 1 Audio-out