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SOMTech, Administrative and Academic Systems,
and Educational Technologies

SOMTech, Administrative and Academic Systems, and Educational Technologies

Mac specs

Please note: This page lists purchasing recommendations for Faculty and Staff only. For purchasing recommendations for medical students, click here.

Low-end desktop

21.5" iMac

  • 2.3GHz Quad-Core Intel Core i5
  • 8GB 2133MHz DDR4
  • 1 TB Serial ATA Drive@5400 RPM
  • Intel Iris Pro Graphics 640
  • 21.5" widescreen
  • Apple Magic Mouse 2
  • Apple Magic Keyboard (English) + User’s Guide
  • AppleCare Protection Plan for iMac - Auto-enroll

Mid-range desktop

27" iMac with Retina 5K

  • 3.5GHz QuadCore Intel Core i7
  • 16GB 2400MHz DDR4
  • 2TB Fusion Drive
  • AMD Radeon R9 M395 2GB GDDR5
  • 27" widescreen
  • Apple Magic Mouse 2
  • Apple Magic Keyboard (English)
  • AppleCare Protection Plan for iMac - Auto-enroll

High-end desktop

Mac Pro

  • 2.7 Ghz 12-cores with 30MB of L3 cache
  • 32GB 1866Mhz DDR3 RAM
  • 1GB PCIe-based flash storage
  • Dual AMD FirePro D500 with 3GB DDR5 VRAM each
  • One Apple USB 18X SuperDrive
  • LG UltraFine 5K Display 27"
  • Apple Magic Mouse 2
  • Apple Magic Keyboard (English)
  • AppleCare Protection Plan - Auto Enroll

Low-end laptop

13" MacBook Pro

  • 2.3 Ghz Dual Core Intel i5
  • 8GB 2133 MHz LPDDR3
  • 256GB PCIe-based SSD
  • Intel Iris Plus Graphics 640
  • Backlit Keyboard (English)/User’s Guide
  • Apple Magic Mouse 2
  • AppleCare Protection Plan for MacBook/MacBook Air/13" MacBook Pro - Auto-Enroll

Mid-range laptop

15" MacBook Pro

  • Touch Bar & Touch ID
  • 2.8 GHz Quad-core Intel Core i7
  • 16GB 2133MHz LPDDR3 Memory
  • 512GB PCIe-based SSD
  • Radeon Pro 555 w/ 2GB memory
  • Backlit Keyboard (English)/User’s Guide
  • Force Touch trackpad
  • Thunderbolt to DVI Adapter
  • Thunderbolt to Ethernet Adapter
  • Apple Magic Mouse 2
  • AppleCare Protection Plan for MacBook Pro - Auto-Enroll

High-end laptop

15" MacBook Pro

  • 3.1 GHz Quad-core Intel Core i7
  • 16GB 2133MHz LPDDR3 SDRAM
  • 1 TB PCIe-based SSD
  • Radeon Pro 560 with 4GB Memory
  • Backlit Keyboard/Mac OS - U.S. English
  • Touch Bar and Touch ID
  • Thunderbolt to DVI Adapter
  • Thunderbolt to VGA Adapter
  • Apple Magic Mouse 2
  • AppleCare Protection Plan for MacBook Pro - Auto-Enroll

Lightweight alternative laptop

MacBook Air

  • 2.2 Ghz Dual Core Intel Core i7
  • 8 GB 1600Mhz LPDDR3 memory
  • Intel HD Graphics 6000
  • 512 GB Flash Storage
  • Keyboard - English
  • USB Ethernet Adapter
  • Apple Magic Mouse 2
  • Apple Mini DisplayPort to DVI Adapter
  • Apple Mini DisplayPort to VGA Adapter
  • AppleCare Protection Plan for MacBook/MacBook Air/13" MacBook Pro - Auto-Enroll