The following Apple models and specs are strongly suggested by LAITS. These computers are affordable and efficient with a performance track record of providing years of reliable service.
2. Recommended Apple MacBook Pros
Recommended MacBook Pro 15"
MacBook Pro 15"
Space Gray Product Number: MR932LL/A
Silver Product Number:MR962LL/A
Pros: Portable and powerful
Cons: Heavy and large
Use Case: If you are looking for a portable, high powered workstation with an array of onboard ports
Recommended MacBook Pro 13"
13" MacBook Pro
Space Gray Product Number:MPXT2LL/A
Silver Product Number: MPXU2LL/A
Pros: Light and portable
Cons: Underpowered and less onboard ports
Use Case: Secondary machine, the user likely has an iMac in their office but needs something for travel
3. Recommended iMacs
Recommended 27" iMac
27" Apple iMac
Requires an upgrade to the hard drive
Product Number: MNE92LL/A
Pros: Fast and powerful workstation with a large monitor
Use Case: User is stationary and does not need a portable, high powered computer.
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Per LAITS recommendations, select 256GB Flash Storage under Storage Note: If more storage is needed, select either 512GB or 1TB of Flash Storage
By default, Apple provides a wireless mouse and keyboard. You can change the selection to a Wired Keyboard and mouse further down the page by first selecting Wired Keyboard, and then WiredMouse. Note: Mouse and Keyboard options will not affect the price
After making the change(s), select Update to proceed
Recommended 21.5" iMac
Requires an upgrade to the Hard Drive
See instructions above
Price After Configuration: $1,299
Product Number: MMQA2LL/A
Recommended Mac Pro
Configuration Updates: 32GB Memory and 512GB Storage
Price After Configuration: $3,339
Product Number: MD878LL/A
*Note: Mac Pro does not come with a monitor, mouse, or keyboard