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Recommended 2011 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 430W ATX Power Supply, W0070RUC
Motherboard/Bios Asus P7P55 LX LGA1156 Intel P55 ATX Motherboard, P7P55-LX
Processor Intel Core i3-560 3.33GHz LGA1156 Processor, BX80616I3560
Memory Crucial 4GB DDR3 1333 PC3 10600 SDRAM, CT51264BA1339
Video MSI N450GTS 1GB GDDR5 PCIE2 x16 Video Card, N450GTS-M2D1GD5
Display Samsung 2433BW 24" WUXGA LCD Monitor, 2433BW-1
Hard disk Seagate Constellation 500GB 7200 RPM 3.0Gb/s SATA HDD ST3500514NS
Optical drive Sony Optiarc SATA DVD Dual-Layer Burner, AD-7260S
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.

Contract awarded to:
JPK Micro Supply
15316 E. Valley Blvd
City of Industry, CA 91746

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John Shipman,
Last updated: 2011/04/11 18:32:19 UT
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