Due to supply chain shortages, please expect an extended lead time.

DESIGN STUDENTS

We are currently suggesting 2 tiers for incoming design students:

  • Basic - This is the recommended system for most design students.
  • Advanced - (VR Ready) This is the recommended system for students who are interested in using advanced and emerging digital technologies in the course of their studies. Focusing especially on virtual and augmented reality, as well as advanced rendering, real-time visualization and simulation, advanced scripting, and programming, and/or advanced building information modeling.

Dell Direct Purchase Program

The School of Architecture Technology staff is recommending:

  • Dell Mobile Precision 5560 – Basic 
  • Dell Mobile Precision 7560 – Advanced

To visit Dell's student purchase portal and see more details, go to http://dell.com/utsoa

Lenovo

  • Basic - Lenovo ThinkPad P15 Gen 1 (20ST0050US)
  • Advanced - Lenovo ThinkPad T15g Gen 1 (20UR004PUS)

MSI

New models will be available Fall 2021.

  • Basic - MSI WF65 10TI 444 - i7, 512GB SSD, 16GB RAM, NVIDIA Quadro T1000, 15.6" HD Display
  • Advanced - MSI WS66 10TK 081 - i9, 1TB SSD, 64GB RAM, NVIDIA Quadro RTX 3000, 15.6" HD Display (VR Ready)

NON-DESIGN STUDENTS

Dell Direct Purchase Program

The School of Architecture Technology staff is recommending:

  • Dell Mobile Precision 5560 – This is the recommended system for most non-design students.  
  • Non-design students with strong digital technologies skills and interests may want to consider upgrading to the basic or advanced design student offering.

To visit Dell's student purchase portal and see more details, go to http://dell.com/utsoa.

Lenovo

  • Non-Design - Lenovo ThinkPad P15s Gen 2 (20W6001UUS)
  • Non-design students with strong digital technologies skills and interests may want to consider upgrading to the basic or advanced design student offering.

MSI

New models will be available Fall 2021.

  • MSI WF65 10TH 1201 - i7, 512GB SSD, 16GB RAM, NVIDIA Quadro P620, 15.6" HD Display

Recommended Accessories:

Amazon

Dell

  • Dell P2419H Monitor
  • Dell MS116 Keyboard & Mouse
  • Kensington Combo Laptop Lock

Lenovo

  • Lenovo ThinkVision P24q Monitor (CDW-G)
  • Lenovo Essential Wired Keyboard and Mouse (CDW-G)


Comparison Charts

Prices subject to change

Design | Basic

Model

RevisedPriceWeightProcessorRAMSSDVideoScreenWarrantyAccidental Damage
Dell Mobile Precision 5560 (Fall 2021)2021-06-18$3,260.50 (Dell)4.06 lbs.i7-11850H 8-core 2.5GHz32 GB DDR4 3200 MHz Non-ECC512 GB M.2NVIDIA RTX A2000 4GB GDDR615.6" UltraSharp UHD 4k Touchscreen w/ IR Camera3 years ProSupport Plus

3 years

(price included in ProSupport Plus warranty)

Lenovo ThinkPad P15 Gen 1 (20ST0050US) (Fall 2021)2021-06-18

$2,789.50 (CDW-G)

6.04 lbs.i7-10850H 8-core 2.5GHz

32 GB DDR4 2933 MHz


512 GB M.2NVIDIA Quadro RTX 3000 6GB GDDR615.6" HD w/ IR Camera

3 years (factory)



1 year (factory)
MSI WF65 10TI 444 (WF65444) (Fall 2020)
2020/06/19

$1,414.99 (CDW-G)

4.1lbs.i7-10750H 6-core 2.6 GHz16 GB512 GBNVIDIA Quadro T1000 4GB GDDR515.6" FHD

3 years (factory)


1 year (factory)

Design | Advanced

Models

RevisedPriceWeightProcessorRAMSSDVideoScreenWarrantyAccidental Damage
Dell Mobile Precision 7560 (Fall 2021)2021-06-18$3,753.56 (Dell)5.4 lbs.i9-11950H 8-core 2.6 GHz32 GB DDR4 3200 MHz Non-ECC512 GB M.2NVIDIA RTX A3000 6GB GDDR615.6" UHD 4k w/ IR Camera3 years ProSupport Plus

3 years

(price included in ProSupport Plus warranty)

Lenovo ThinkPad T15g Gen 1 (20UR004PUS) (Fall 2021)2021-06-18$3,504.93 (CDW-G)6.04 lbs.i9-10885H 8-core 2.4 GHz

32 GB DDR4 3200 MHz Non-ECC

1 TB M.2NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 8GB GDDR6

15.6" UHD 4k OLED Touch w/ IR Camera


3 years (factory)

1 year (factory)
MSI WS66 10TK 081 (WS66081) (Fall 2020)
2020/06/19$3,032.99 (CDW-G)4.6 lbs.i9-10980HK 8-core 2.4 GHz64 GB DDR4

1 TB M.2

NVIDIA Quadro RTX 3000 6GB GDDR615.6" FHD

3 years (factory)


1 year (factory)

Non-Design

Model

RevisedPriceWeightProcessorRAMSSDVideoScreenWarrantyAccidental Damage
Dell Mobile Precision 5560 (Fall 2021)2021-06-18$2,460.85 (Dell)4.06 lbs.i7-11800H 8-core 2.4GHz16 GB DDR4 3200 MHz Non-ECC512 GB M.2NVIDIA Quadro T1200 4GB GDDR615.6" UltraSharp FHD w/ IR Camera3 years ProSupport Plus

3 years

(price included in ProSupport Plus warranty)

Lenovo ThinkPad P15s Gen 2 (20W6001UUS) (Fall 2021)2021-06-18$1,899.67 (CDW-G)3.86 lbs.i7-1165G7 4-core 2.8GHz16 GB DDR4 3200 MHz Non-ECC512 GB M.2NVIDIA Quadro T500 4GB GDDR615.6" FHD w/ IR Camera

3 year (factory)


1 year (factory)
MSI WF65 10TH 1201 (WF651201) (Fall 2020)2020/06/19$1,262.99 (CDW-G)4.1 lbs.i7-10750H 6-core 2.2GHz16 GB512 GBNVIDIA Quadro P620 2GB GDDR515.6" HD

3 years (factory)


1 year (factory)