Recommended Laptop Computers

Choose between ultraportable, standard and advanced models.

Standard Mac Laptop: 13-inch MacBook Pro: Apple M1 chip (Space Gray)

This computer is ultra-portable while still maintaining high performance and long battery life. We recommend this configuration for users needing a highly portable Macintosh laptop, suitable for most standard office applications. This laptop comes with the new M1 chip and there are significant changes we have to make in deploying them, we appreciate your patience as we work out any issues.

Advanced Mac Laptop: MacBook Pro 14-inch (Space Gray)

This 2021 model 14" MacBook Pro with Retina Display and 8C CPU, 14C GPU processor, 16 GB RAM, 512 GB PCIe-based flash storage and a 3 year warranty. The weight of this MacBook Pro is 3 pounds. This is our recommended configuration for moderate to high-end computing needs, such as graphic design, statistical analysis, or working with data sets.

Ultra Advanced Mac Laptop: MacBook Pro 16-inch (Space Gray)

This 16" MacBook Pro with Retina Display comes with a 6-core Intel Core i7 processor, 16 GB RAM, 1 TB PCIe-based flash storage and a 4 year warranty. This is our recommended configuration for high-end laptop computing needs, such as working with very large data sets or running multiple advanced statistical analyses in parallel.

Ultraportable 2 in 1 Windows Laptop: Surface Pro 7

This Windows thin and light laptop comes with a 10th Generation Intel Core i5 processor, 8 GB RAM, 256 GB SSD and a 5 year hardware and accidental warranty. This laptop is lightweight (1.71 pounds without Keyboard) and suitable for most general computing tasks.

Standard Windows Laptop: Dell Latitude E5410 14-inch

Standard Windows Laptop: Dell Latitude E5410 14-inch

This Windows laptop comes with a 10th Generation Quad-core Intel Core i5 processor, 8 GB RAM, 256 GB solid state drive and a 5 year hardware and accidental warranty. It starts at 3.11 pounds. This is our recommended model for most mobile computing needs. It is suitable for standard office applications, Internet applications, and most research applications. The cost of this configuration is deeply discounted based on the volume purchase contract negotiated between the UC system and Dell.

Advanced Windows Laptop: Dell Latitude E7410 14-inch

Advanced Windows Laptop: Dell Latitude E7410 14-inch

This Windows laptop comes with a 10th Generation Quad-core Intel Core i7 processor, 16 GB RAM, 512 GB solid state drive and a 5 year hardware and accidental warranty. This laptop starts at 2.99 pounds. This is our recommended configuration for high-end laptop computing needs, such as working with very large data sets or running multiple advanced statistical analyses in parallel. The cost of this configuration is discounted based on the volume purchase contract negotiated between the UC system and Dell.