IT Help Desk

 Desktop Standards

EPCC IT Minimum Specifications Based on Research and Continuous Testing *

Processor (CPU)

Intel ® Core ™ 2 Duo 2.53 GHz or equivalent

System Memory


Graphic Processing Unit (GPU)

Windows Aero Capable DirectX 9-class GPU that supports:

  • A WDDM Driver
  • 32 bits per pixel

Graphic Memory

128 MB

Hard Drive

160 GB Hard Drive, 7200 rpm

Optical Drive

DVD-RW/CD Combo Drive

Floppy Drive


Sound Card

Direct X compatible sound card with front panel connections

Network Card

10/100/1000 NIC Card

PCI Slots

1 PCI Slot and 1 PCI Express Slot

Miscellaneous Ports

Two (2) PS2 ports and four (4) USB 2.0. Ports (At least 2 USB
ports must be accessible on the front of the cabinet)

Keyboard and Mouse

104 Keyboard and Optical Mouse


17" LCD


3 year on-site support, parts & labor

Operating System

Windows XP Professional with SP3 installed

* Purchases can exceed above specifications, but must adhere to minimum specifications