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Technology Buyer's Guide
 Recommendations for Students

Apple Laptop Min configuration:
(Based off of the online Apple Store educational price for MacBookPro w/ 13” screen priced at:  $1,099.00  – Taxes not included.  Please check Kennel Bookstore price list for current prices and promotions.)
Min Memory:       4GB RAM Memory
Min Processor:    2.3 GHz Intel Core i5 - 2410M
Min Hard Drive:   320GB Hard Drive

Apple Desktop Min configuration:
Based off of the online Apple Store educational price for iMac w/ 21.5” screen priced at:  $1,149.00 – Taxes not included.  Please check Kennel Bookstore price list for current prices and promotions.)
Min Memory:        4GB RAM Memory
Min Processor:    3.06GHz Intel Core 2 Duo
Min Hard Drive:   500 GB Hard Drive


Dell Laptop Min configuration
(Based off of the Dell Inspiron 15  laptop model with basic options priced at:  $529.00 before taxes and shipping and with the EPP discount.)
Min Memory:   4 Gbytes
Min Processor: Intel®Core™ i3-380M (2.53GHz, 4Threads, 3M cache)
Min Hard Drive:  250GB SATA Hard Drive (5400RPM) (Note: Dell Inspiron 15 includes 500GB Hard Drive)
*Note:  Specifications and pricing are based off of the Dell online site specifically for CSU, Fresno students.

Dell Desktop Min configuration:
(Based off of the Dell Inspiron 570 desktop model with Dell IN1920 (18.5") Widescreen HD Monitor and basic options priced at:  $443.00 before taxes and shipping and with the EPP discount.)
Min Memory:  4GB DDR3 SDRAM - 4 DIMMs
Min Processor: AMD Athlon™ II X2 Processor 245 (2.9GHz, 1M, 2C) (or Intel equivalent)
Min Hard Drive:  500GB Serial ATA Hard Drive (7200RPM) w/DataBurst Cache™
*Note:  Specifications and pricing are based off of the Dell online site specifically for CSU, Fresno students.
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