Information Technology Services is happy to consult with faculty and staff about technology needs. If you are purchasing from a department budget, or grant, you will find typical configurations below. 

Most Furman computers are on a replacement cycle. Faculty and staff who believe their computer has been used for longer than its replacement cycle may request a new computer by contacting the IT Service Center​. For more information about replacing computers, please see the IT Self Help Guide​​

We can also help if you have hardware or software needs beyond these standard configurations, If you need to purchase or lease any other technology, please see our information about new technology services and technology contract guidelines​.


Typical standard configurations

Apple iMac

  • 2.7 GHz Quad-core Intel Cord i5
  • 8 GB 1600 MHz DDR3 SDRAM - 2x4 GB
  • NIVIDIA GeForce GT 640M 512 MV GDDR5
  • 21.5-inch LED back-lit display
  • 1 TB Serial ATA Drive
  • Four USB 3.0 ports
  • SDXC card slot 
  • Two Thunderbolt port
  • Mini Display Port output-support DVI, VGA or dual link DVI
  • Apple keyboard w/ numeric pad or Apple Wireless Keyboard
  • Apple Mouse or Apple Magic Mouse
  • Built-in stereo speakers
  • Wi-Fi 802.11n
  • Bluetooth 4.0
  • FaceTime HD Camera
  • Dimensions:  17.75” high, 20.8” wide, 7.4” deep


Apple iMac Intel 

Apple MacBook Pro

  • 2.6GHz Dual-core Intel Core i5
  • 13-inch Retina Display
  • 8GB 1600MHz DDR3 SDRAM
  • 512GB Flash Drive
  • 2 USB 3.0 ports
  • 2 Thunderbolt 2 ports
  • HDMI port
  • MiniDisplay Port
  • SDXC card slot
  • 802.11ac Wi-Fi
  • Built-in FaceTime HD camera
  • MagSafe2 power adapter
  • Built-in Lithium-polymer battery
  • Bluetooth 4
  • Dimensions:  .71” high, 12.35” wide, 8.62” deep


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Apple iPad

  • ​Wi-Fi
  • 16GB

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Dell Optiplex 7010 Desktop

  • Intel Core i7 (3.4 GHz)
  • Windows 7 Professional, 64-bit
  • 8 GB DDR3, 1600MHz (2X4GB)
  • Dell 19-inch Flat Panel Monitor
  • Integrated Video
  • 500 GB SATA Hard Drive
  • 4 External USB 3.0 port, 6 External usb 2.0 ports
  • Dell USB Keyboard
  • Dell USB 2-Button Optical Mouse with Scroll
  • Internal Chassis Speaker
  • 16X DVD+/-RW Optical Drive
  • 3-Year NBD Onsite Warranty




Dell Latitude E5440 Laptop​

  • Intel® Core™ i7-4600U (2.1GHz)
  • 14.0 HD LED Display
  • Windows 7 Professional, 64-bit
  • 8.0GB, 1600MHz SDRAM, 1X8GB
  • 500 GB 5400RPM Hard Drive
  • VGA, HDMI, USB3.0(1), USB2.0(2)
  • 8X DVD+/-RW Optical Drive
  • 6 Cell Primary Battery
  • 90 Watt A/C Adapter
  • Intel® Wireless Lan (802.11AC)
  • Dell Wireless 380 Bluetooth Module
  • Light Sensitive Webcam
  • 3-Year NBD Onsite Warranty
  • Laptop Dimensions: 1.1" high, 13.3" wide, 9.3" deep
  • Dell 19-inch Flat Panel Monitor
  • Dell USB Enhanced Multimedia Keyboard
  • Dell USB 3-Button Optical Mouse with Scroll
  • E/Port Dock
  • Nylon Carrying Case




 

Typical Software installed ​on Furman Computers

Software Furman Owned Machines Cost Where to Obtain a Copy
Adobe Acrobat Reader Yes Free Adobe web site
Adobe/Macromedia Only if Purchased Varies by Application ITS
JMP Yes Free ITS
Antivirus Yes Free ITS
Mac OS X Yes Free ITS
Microsoft Office Yes Free

ITS

Microsoft Visio Yes Free ITS
Microsoft Windows 7 Upgrade
Yes Free

ITS

R25 Yes Free ITS
SPSS Yes Free ITS
VPN Yes Free ITS

If you have more questions  about technology hardware, software or services please contact the IT Service Center​ or see the IT Self Help Guide​.

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