Computer Specifications

The Pepperdine Information Technology department offers the following information as a general guideline for computer purchases. 

  Item Type Model CPU RAM HD Video Resolution DVD Warranty Price Range* Good For
1 Dell Laptop Latitude 5490 i5 Quad Core 8 GB 256 GB SSD Intel UHD 620 1366x768   3 Year $1,222.54 Standard Laptop: General computing needs like Office apps, web browsing, email.
2 Dell Laptop Latitude 7490 i7-8650U Quad Core 16 GB 512 GB SSD Intel UHD 620 1920x1080   3 Year $1,963.72 Intermediate Laptop: Better for data analysis, basic graphic design, and majority of computing needs.
3 Dell Laptop Precision 5530 Xeon E-2176M 16 GB 256 GB SSD Nvidia Quadro P1000 1920x1080   3 Year $2,150.68 Advanced Laptop: High-end system for advanced graphics, video, data analysis, or other processor-intensive operations.
4 Dell Desktop Optiplex 5060 SFF i5-8600 6-cores 8 GB 500 GB 7200RPM Intel Integrated Graphics   DVD+/-RW 3 Year $798.48 Standard Desktop: General computing needs like Office apps, web browsing, email.
5 Dell Desktop Optiplex 7060 i7-8700 6-cores 16 GB 512 GB SSD Intel Integrated Graphics   DVD+/-RW 3 Year $1,356.58 Intermediate Desktop: Better for data analysis, basic graphic design, and majority of computing needs.
6 Dell Desktop Optiplex 7060 i7-8700 6-cores 32 GB 1 TB SSD nVidia GE 730   DVD+/-RW 3 Year $2,004.28 Advanced Desktop: High-end system for advanced graphics, video, data analysis, or other processor-intensive operations.
7 Apple Laptop 13" Macbook Pro i5 Dual Core 8 GB 256 GB SSD Integrated Graphics 2650x1600   3 Year** $1,499.00 Standard Laptop: General computing needs like Office apps, web browsing, email.
8 Apple Laptop 13" Macbook Pro i5 Dual Core 16 GB 512 GB SSD Integrated Graphics 2650x1600 Touch Bar 3 Year** $1.829.00 Intermediate Laptop: Better for data analysis, basic graphic design, and majority of computing needs.
9 Apple Laptop 15" Macbook Pro i7 6 Core 16 GB 512 GB SSD Integrated Graphics 2650x1600 Touch Bar 3 Year** $2,599.00 Advanced Laptop: High-end system for advanced graphics, video, audio or other processor-intensive operations.
10 Apple Desktop Mac Mini i5 6-cores 8 GB 256 GB SSD       3 Year** $1,049.00 Standard Desktop: General computing needs like Office apps, web browsing, email.
11 Apple Desktop iMac 21" i5 6 Core 16 GB 256 GB SSD       3 Year** $1,699.00 Intermediate Desktop: Better for data analysis, basic graphic design, and majority of computing needs.
12 Apple Desktop iMac 27" i5 6 Core 16 GB 1 TB SSD Radeon Pro 580x     3 Year** $2,729.00 Advanced Desktop: High-end system for advanced graphics, video, audio, or other processor-intensive operations.
* Price and configuration as of April 2019 when purchased using the Pepperdine Apple and Dell accounts, including tax.  Subject to change.
** AppleCare three-year warranty sold separately.