Personal Computer Recommendations

Microsoft Imagine Premium allows engineering students and faculty to download Microsoft software through an agreement between Auburn University's College of Engineering and Microsoft.
Microsoft Imagine Premium puts professional developer tools and software in the hands of faculty and students. It allows faculty to challenge and excite their students by teaching with the latest technologies.  https://imapssl.eng.auburn.edu/software/software/showcase.php?software=imagine

Students, Faculty, and Staff have access to Microsoft Office 365. You may download that from OIT, http://auburn.edu/oit/365/

Desktop Computer

Minimum

Desiring More

Processor

Intel i5

Intel Core i7

RAM

8 GB

16 GB

Hard Disk

500 GB

512 Gb SSD or 1TB

Monitor

19" External LCD

20" External LCD

Video Card

integrated Graphics Media Accelerator

2GB nVidia PCI-Express (PCI-E)

Optical Drive

8X DVD+/-R

16X DVD+/-R

Wireless Network Card

On-campus: 802.11 g/n either built-in or via USB adapter
Off-campus: Optional

On-campus: 802.11 ac/n either built-in or via USB adapter
Off-campus: Optional

Speakers

Powered PC Speakers

Powered PC Speakers


Notebook Computer

Minimum

Desiring More

Processor

Intel Core i5

Intel Core i7

RAM

8 GB

16 GB

Hard Disk

500 GB

512 Gb SSD or 1TB

LCD Screen

13" LCD

15.4" LCD

Video Card

On-board Graphics Media Accelerator

1Gb Video Card

Optical Drive

Optional

Optional

Wireless Network Card

802.11 g/n/ac Built-in

802.11 g/n/ac Built-in

Web Camera

Built-in

Built-in

Last Updated: May 01, 2017