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Russ College Computer Purchasing Recommendations

Russ College recommends that incoming and current students who wish to purchase a new laptop or tablet computer will follow these guidelines.

What brand of computer should I purchase?

We recommend that you purchase a Dell, HP, or Lenovo (formerly IBM) computer because Ohio University is an authorized service center for these brands.

Computers may be purchased from the school at http://www.ohio.edu/technology/store/computers.cfm

What are the minimum specification I should look for in a new computer?

  • Intel® CoreTM i5 Quad Core 2500 3.3GHz
  • 500 GB SATA hard drive
  • 8 GB RAM (2 x 2 GB)
  • 16X DVD+/-RW, SATA
  • 3 year warranty

Who do I contact if I need more information?

Please contact Bryan Jordan at jordanb@ohio.edu if you are an incoming or current student of the Russ College and have further purchasing questions.


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