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Computer Purchases

UTEP desktop and laptop computer standards are evaluated by college and departmental technology representatives each year. Specifications are evaluated and revised to ensure they meet the needs of the majority of campus users. Standardizing computer equipment increases efficiency and reduces the total cost of ownership across campus. The standards are for computer purchases for offices, computer labs, and other locations.
Features and Benefits
• Choose from Windows or Mac desktops and laptops
Standard software includes MS Office Pro, productivity software and security
• Reduced pricing negotiated at UT System level
• Warranty repairs for Dell and Mac computers handled by Technology Support
staff at no cost to departments
• Purchased standards may be modified to meet specific needs (memory,
storage, monitor, etc.)
Getting Started

All standard computer orders by must be placed thru MinerMall. Log in and click on the Dell or Apple logo to order computers (see options below). Some modifications may be made in MinerMall (memory, storage, larger monitor, etc).

Standard Models

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Dell Optiplex 5050 Desktop
Intel i5-7600 Quad Core Processor (3.5GHz),
Windows Enterprise, 8GB RAM,  24-inch monitor (multimedia or standard options),
500GB hard drive, 4-year warranty
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Dell Optiplex 7450 All-in-one
Intel i5-7500 Quad Core Processor (3.4 GHz),
Windows Enterprise, 8GB RAM, 23.8-inch WLED Full-HD display with web cam, mic & speakers, 500GB hard drive, 4 year warranty
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Dell Latitude E7480
i5-7300U Dual Core Processor 2.6 GHz, Windows Enterprise, 8 GB RAM,
14-inch HD display with camera and mic,
256GB hard drive, 3.01 pounds, 4 year warranty
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Dell Latitude 5285 2-in-1
NEW - Dell Latitude E5285 2-in-1
Intel Core i5-7300 Processor 3.5 GHz,
Windows Enterprise, 8 GB RAM, 128GB SS hard drive, 12.3-inch Touch display with camera & mic, traveling keyboard and pen
1.89 pounds, 4 year warranty
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Apple iMac
Dual-core i5, 2.3 GHz with turbo boost to 3.6GHz, Mac OSX, 8GB RAM, 256GB flash storage, 21.5" display, Intel Iris Plus video graphics, 3 year warranty
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Apple MacBook Air
Dual-core i5, 1.8 GHz with boost to to 2.9,
Mac OSX, 8GB RAM, 128GB flash storage,
13" display, 2.38 pounds, 3 year warranty
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If a standard computer will not meet your requirements, you may request a non-standard computer from within MinerMall. Get a quote from the vendor, then in MinerMall, select Non-Standard Computer Requisition. Complete the form and submit it for approval. Be sure to enter the Quote number in the item Description and attach it to the requisition.

For hands-on help purchasing a new computer, contact your Technology Implementation Manager or your Purchasing agent.

To request assistance moving files from an old computer to a new one, visit and enter a service request.

Computer Acquisition Policy


Technology Support Help Desk
Phone: 915.747.4357 (HELP)

Technology Support Help Desk

Software Workshops

On demand software with my apps

Online software tutorials

Helpful Links:

Miner Mall

Computer Clinic/PC Support

- Miner Mall orders take 1-2 business days
to process before purchase order is
mailed to the vendor.


In the event of a major system outage, please contact us at (915) 740-2001