IT Service Desk

 Laptop Standards

EPCC IT Minimum Recommendations Based on Research and Continuous Testing *

Processor (CPU)

Intel® Core™ 2 Duo 2.0 GHz or AMD Turion™ 64 X2 Dual-Core 2.0 GHz

System Memory

Minimum 2 GB RAM

Graphics Processing Unit (GPU)

Windows Aero Capable DirectX 9-class GPU that supports:

  • A WDDM Driver

  • Pixel Shader 2.0 in hardware

  • 32 bits per pixel

Graphics Memory

256 MB

Hard Drive

80GB 7200RPM SATA with 15 GB free space

Optical Drive

DVD-RW/CD Combo Drive

Floppy Drive


Sound Card

Integrated Direct X compatible sound card with front panel connections

Network Card

10/100 NIC Card, Integrated Wireless Card and Modem

Expansion Slots

1 expansion slot open

Miscellaneous Ports

Four USB 2.0


14" SXGA Display


3 year on site support parts & labor


Windows XP Professional with SP2 installed

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