Recommended Laptop Computers

Choose between ultraportable, standard and advanced models.

Standard Mac Laptop: Apple MacBook Air 13-inch (Space Gray)

June 01, 2020

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 and research applications.

Advanced Mac Laptop: MacBook Pro 13-inch (Space Gray)

June 01, 2020
This 2020 model 13" MacBook Pro with Retina Display and Touch Bar comes with a 10th-generation 2.3GHz Quad-core Intel Core i7 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)

June 01, 2020
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

August 19, 2019

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 E5400 14-inch

Standard Windows Laptop: Dell Latitude E5400 14-inch

This Windows laptop comes with a 8th 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 E7400 14-inch

Advanced Windows Laptop: Dell Latitude E7400 14-inch

This Windows laptop comes with a 8th 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.