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School of Business Laptop/Computer Recommendation

 

The School of Business strongly recommends that all business majors purchase a Windows-based laptop computer to support various course activities and assignments.  An appropriate configuration for the laptop includes:

-          Current version of Microsoft Windows operating system

-          Current version of Microsoft Office (student version)

-          At least a 2.8 GHz processor (i5 Gen 7 or higher/ AMD Ryzen Mobile 5 or higher)

-          At least 8 GB of RAM

-          Solid state hard drive with a minimum of 240gb capacity

-          1920 x 1080 screen

-          8 hours or more battery life

Current EIU-recommended laptop specifications can be found at the EIU Bookstore website.

The EIU Bookstore sells Dell PC’s that meet the recommended EIU configuration at a discount for students, as well as offering discounts on Microsoft software products.