Choosing the Right System

Choosing the right computer system is a very personal decision. Visit the Showcase to:

  • explore the options
  • test-drive computer models
  • get answers to questions regarding any of the products we carry

Our sales staff can offer helpful advice and expert knowledge of the U-M computing environment.

Recommended Specs for the Current U-M Computing Environment

Check to see if your school or college has specific requirements or recommendations.

If you are purchasing a new system, we encourage you to plan for the future (in particular, by investing in a faster processor, more RAM and a larger drive).

Recommended Peripherals & Accessories

  • External hard drive for back-up and additional storage
  • Extended warranty or multi-year service agreement
  • Insurance for accidental damage or theft
  • Flash drive (8GB+ recommended)
  • Mouse
  • Case or bag