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Recommended 2010 PC configuration

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This configuration is recommended by the New Mexico Tech Computer Center for use with the software packages that are installed on TCC computers. 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 hardware standard.

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 Cooler Master Centurion 5 ATX Computer Case, CAC-T05-UW
Power supply Thermaltake TR2 ATX 430W PSU, W0070RUC
Motherboard/Bios Asus P5Q SE Plus LGA775 Intel P45 ATX Motherboard, P5Q-SE-PLUS
Processor Intel Core 2 Duo E8400 3.0GHz LGA775 Processor, BX80570E8400
Memory 2 X Crucial 2GB 240-pin DDR2 1066 PC2 8500 SDRAM, CT25664AA1067
Video PNY XLR8 GF-9800GT 1GB GDDR3 PCIE2 x16 Video Card, VCG98GTEE1XEB
Display Samsung 2433BW 24" WUXGA LCD Monitor, 2433BW-1
Hard disk Seagate Barracuda 320GB 7200 RPM SATA Hard Drive, ST3320418AS
DVD/CD-ROM Sony Optiarc SATA DVD Dual-Layer Burner, AD-7240S
Network Intel PRO/1000 GT Desktop Adapter Card, PWLA8391GT
Keyboard Cherry J82-16001 Business K-1 USB Keyboard, J8216001LUNEU2
Mouse Logitech 3-button 1-wheel USB Wired Optical Mouse, SBF-96
Ethernet Intel PRO/1000 GT Desktop Adapter Card, PWLA8391GT
Software Microsoft XP; Microsoft Office Pro 2007; Fedora Core 11
Warranty Three full year return to factory service

Special instructions: Install manufacturer's included side access panel lock tab on case and DB9 COM port riser for motherboard.

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JPK Micro Supply
15316 E. Valley Blvd
City of Industry, CA 91746
626-968-8803


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John Shipman, tcc-doc@nmt.edu
Last updated: 2010/07/12 19:15:23 UT
URL: http://www.nmt.edu/tcc/config/config2010.html
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