Faculty/Staff Computer Purchasing Recommendations (EHRA/SHRA)

DoIT works with vendor partners to select computing products specifically designed for long life cycles, superior manageability, and serviceability for easy integration.  DoIT commits to providing superior support on machines selected as campus standards.  The standard computer for SHRA employees is the Windows desktop shown below. The standard computer for EHRA employees is a Windows laptop.  We strongly encourage selections from the standard computers listed.

For information about any computer purchasing and upgrades, email DoIT Purchases at doit.purchases@uncp.edu.


Standard Windows Desktop


Lenovo M710S Small Form Factor Desktop


Operating System      Windows 10
Platform Small Form Factor 210W
Processor Intel Core i3-7100 Processor (3M Cache, 3.9 GHz)
Memory 8GB DDR4 2400MHz UDIMM
Hard Drive 256GB Solid State Drive M.2 PCIe Opal
Graphic Card Integrated Graphic Card
Warranty 4 Year On-site


Special Use Models

The following require the Justification for Special Use Technology Request form to be completed.  These models were chosen for mobility, high speed processing, and needs specific to Apple. If you have additional needs, please indicate them in the space provided at the bottom of the justification form.


Lenovo ThinkPad T480 Laptop

(Standard for EHRA Employees)

Operating System Windows 10
Processor Intel Core i5-8350U Processor ( 1.70GHz 2400MHz 6MB )
Memory 16GB(8+8) DDR4 2400MHz SODIMM
Hard Drive 256GB Solid State Drive PCIe OPAL2.0 M.2 2280 (16GT/s)
Graphic Card Intel UHD Graphics 620

14.0"FHD AntiGlare 1920x1080

Wi-Fi wireless

Intel Dual Band Wireless AC(2x2) 8265, Bluetooth Version 4.1, vPro


3 Cell Li-Ion 24Wh Front

AC Adapter 

65W AC Adapter (2pin) - US (USB Type C)

Encryption Enabled

4 Year On-site



Lenovo M710 Tower High Powered Desktop


Operating System         Windows 10
Platform Tower 85% Power 210W
Processor Intel Core i5-7400 Processor ( 6M Cache , 3.0GHz )
Memory 16GB 8 + 8 DDR4 2400 UDIMM
Hard Drive 256GB Solid State Drive M.2 PCIe Opal
Graphic Card NVIDIA Geforce GT730 2GB DDR5 64bit DP High Profile
Warranty 4 Year On-site



Apple Mac Mini Desktop

Operating System Mac OS X Mojave
Processor 3.0GHz 6core 8th generation Intel Core i5 
Memory 16GB 2666MHz DDR4 SDRAM
Hard Drive 256GB SSD
Graphic Card Intel UHD Graphics 630
Ethernet Gigabit Ethernet Port
Warranty 4 Year On-site



Apple MacBook Pro (MBP) 13-inch 


Operating System Mac OS X Mojave
Processor 2.3GHz Quadcore 8th generation Intel Core i5, Turbo Boost up to 3.8GHz
Memory 16GB 2133MHz LPDDR3
Hard Drive 256GB SSD Storage
Graphic Card Intel Iris Plus Graphics 655
Ports Four Thunderbolt 3 ports
Optical Drive None Provided
Wireless 802.11ac Wi-Fi wireless networking; IEEE 802.11a/b/g/n compatible
Battery Built-in 74.9-watt-hour lithium-polymer battery
AC Adapter 61W USB-C Power Adapter
Camera 720p FaceTime HD camera
Warranty 4 Year On-site