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Recommended 2004 PC configuration

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This configuration is recommended by the New Mexico Tech Computer Center for use with the software packages we give away. You can purchase any computer that you want, however, NMT Computer Center will not work on or answer questions regarding them unless they conform to the latest recommended configuration.

Important: For security reasons, it is imperative that you keep your machine up to date and have access to a virus removal tool. See `Computer and network security'.
Item Make & model
Case Dell OptiPlex GX270 Small Form Factor
Motherboard Intel Pentium 4 Processor 2.80 Ghz, 1M/800 Mhz FSB
Operating system Microsoft Windows XP Professional, SP1, with media and NTFS
Memory 1.0 GB DDR Non-ECC SDRAM, 333 Mhz (2 dimms)
Display Dell UltraSharp 1702 FP flat panel, height adjustable stand (17.0VIS)
Hard disk 40GB EIDE 7200 RPM
Mouse Dell PS/2 2-button mouse with scroll
Sound card Integrated Sound Blaster compatible
Video Integrated DVMT Video
Ethernet Integrated Intel Gigabit (10,100,1000), with alert standards format
DVD drive 4X DVD+RW, Roxio plus decode
Warranty 3 year Limited Warranty plus 3 year NBD On-Site service
Price $1727.90

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John Shipman,
Last updated: 2006/03/29 17:51:06 UT
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