Hardware recommendations

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What are hardware recommendations?  

DGIT’s expert staff is here to help you get the hardware and software you need to do your best work.

We’ve selected devices with generous discounts, optimal performance capabilities, speedy deployment times, and streamlined support options. We can also assist in purchasing custom devices to meet unique needs. 

Please choose a hardware category from the tabs above. 

How do I make a purchase? 

The David Geffen School of Medicine Procurement Portal makes it easy to create and send purchasing requests online, but first please make a purchase request ticket so that we can best assess your needs. 

Make a purchase request

If you are a departmental purchaser, please see our guide to familiarize yourself with the IT procurement workflow.

 

 

 

We’ve evaluated and pre-selected a series of monitors that should cover most use-cases across our diverse educational and research environment. If none of the options below suit your particular needs, please request a consultation when you open your ServiceNow ticket for a quote request.

All Dell monitors come with a 3-year Advanced Exchange Warranty*. Should you need a repair, Dell will ship your replacement monitor as soon as one becomes available.

*Does not include accidental damage coverage.

Standard Monitors

We recommend a minimum resolution of 1080p (Full HD) and approximately 24”, especially for applications such as Care Connect.

Dell P2419H

Dell Professional Series 23.8” monitor with ultrathin bezel. Resolution 1920x1080 at 6-Hz.

  • Includes 3 years of Advance Exchange Warranty.
  • Price $ 204

USB-C Hub Monitors

Ideal for pairing with a USB-C capable laptop, to which it provides power delivery (what?). Includes an assortment of USB ports, all of which are enabled with a single USB-C connection, eliminating the need for a separate docking station. Can also be connected to a second DisplayPort capable monitor.

Dell P2422HE

Image of Dell USB-C Hub 23.8in monitor

Sleek 23.8” FHD hub monitor with ComfortView Plus. Resolution 1920x1080 at 60 Hz.

  • Includes 3 years of Advance Exchange Warranty
  • Price $ 258

Dell P2722HE

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Stylish 27” FHD hub monitor with ComfortView Plus. Resolution 1920x1080 at 60 Hz.

  • Includes 3 years of Advance Exchange Warranty
  • Price $ 300

High-Resolution Monitors

Ideal for customers who frequently work with design or video editing software.

Dell U2720Q

Image of Dell High-Resolution 27in monitor

Vivid 27" 4K display. Features over 8 million pixels. Resolution 3840x2160 at 60 Hz.

  • Includes 3 years of Advance Exchange Warranty
  • Price $ 420

Dell P3222QE

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Brilliant 31.5-inch 4K display. Four times the resolution of standard full HD. Resolution 3840x2160 at 60 Hz.

  • Includes 3 years of Advance Exchange Warranty
  • Price $ 540

 

 

 

 

We’ve put together a variety of configurations tailored for different use-cases, most of which have been upgraded to an i7 processor to better handle the multitasking needs of our customers.

If you would prefer a custom configuration, all the models below can be fine-tuned to meet your needs, and additional models are available upon request. For a custom build, please request a consultation when you open your ServiceNow ticket for a quote request.

 
 

PC Desktops 

All Dell and HP computers come with a 4-year warranty*.

*Does not include accidental damage coverage.

Dell Micro Form Factor Workstation

These computers are very small and can be mounted under a desk or behind a monitor.

  • Dell Optiplex 5090 Micro Form Factor
  • Intel i7-10700T – up to 4.5GHz, 8-Core, 16 MB Cache
  • 16GB DDR4 RAM
  • 512GB M.2 PCIe NVMe SSD
  • Dell Keyboard and Mouse
  • Windows 10 Enterprise
  • 4 Year Warranty
Image of Dell Micro Form Factor Desktop

Price Point

Retail Price: $1978
DGIT Price: $871
Savings: $1,107

For general use, we recommend this setup for office staff.

Dell Small Form Factor Workstation

These standard size computers have increased storage and a dedicated graphics card for enhanced video performance.

  • Dell Optiplex 5090 Small Form Factor
  • Intel i7-10700 – up to 4.8GHz, 8-Core, 16 MB Cache
  • 16 GB DDR4 RAM
  • 512 GB SSD M.2 PCIe NVMe SSD
  • AMD Radeon 550 2GB Video Card
  • DVD Writer
  • Dell Keyboard and Mouse
  • Windows 10 Enterprise
  • 4 Year Warranty
Image of Dell Small Factor Desktop

Price Point

Retail Price: $2,401
DGIT Price: $1,057
Savings: $1,344

For general use, we recommend this setup for office staff who need additional storage or enhanced video performance.

Dell High-Performance Tower Workstation

These full-size tower computers offer high performing processors, more memory, large amounts of storage, and the highest class of video cards available.

  • Dell Precision 3650 Tower
  • Intel i7-11700 – up to 4.9GHz, 8-Core, 65W, 16 MB Cache
  • 32GB DDR4 RAM
  • 512GB M.2 PCIe NVMe Class 40 SSD
  • NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 8GB Video Card
  • DVD Writer
  • Dell Keyboard and Mouse
  • Windows 10 Enterprise
  • 4 Year Warranty
Image of Dell High Performance Tower

Price Point

Retail Price: $3,896
DGIT Price: $1,974
Savings: $1,922

For specialized use, we recommend this setup for staff who need high performing computers for computation and high-end graphics work.

ClinNet and Enterprise Workstation

These computers are optimized for use in clinics. The All-in-One form factor maximizes performance and minimizes the amount of physical space required. Ideal for locations with limited physical space. The built-in camera allows the use of video visits.

  • HP EliteOne 800 G6 All-in-One
  • Intel i5-10500 – up to 3.1GHz, Six Core, 65w
  • 16GB DDR4 RAM
  • 256GB M.2 PCIe NVMe SSD
  • Wi-Fi and Bluetooth
  • 23.8 Inch screen
  • Built-in Camera
  • HP Keyboard and Mouse
  • Windows 10 Enterprise
  • 4 Year Warranty
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Price Point

Retail Price: $1456
DGIT Price: $949
Savings: $557

For general use, we recommend this set up for clinicians and faculty.

 


Apple Desktops 

Some Apple computers include Intel processors, while others include Apple’s new M1 chip. If you intend to purchase a computer with this chip, please be aware that it’s incompatible with Box Drive at this current time.

You may also encounter similar compatibility issues with non-enterprise supported software you plan to install. Please reach out to the software manufacturer(s) to further evaluate.

All Apple computers come with a 4-year warranty*.

*Includes accidental damage coverage, but a deductible will apply.


 

Apple iMac 24”

This is the smallest available iMac. The 4.5K display offers crisp graphics and the SSD provides high performance.

  • iMac 24 Inch with 4.5K Retina Display
  • Apple M1 Chip – 8-Core
  • 16GB DDR4 RAM
  • 512GB SSD
  • 8-Core GPU
  • Webcam and Microphone
  • Wi-Fi and Bluetooth
  • Apple Wireless Keyboard and Mouse
  • 4 Year Warranty
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Price Point

Retail Price: $2,068
DGIT Price: $1,948
Savings: $120

For general use, we recommend this computer for staff who have limited physical space and need a small Apple desktop.

Apple iMac 27”

This is the largest available iMac. The 5K display offers improved graphics and the SSD provides high performance.

  • iMac 27 Inch with 5K Retina Display
  • Intel Core i7 – up to 5.0 GHz, 8-Core
  • 16GB DDR4 RAM
  • 512GB SSD
  • Radeon Pro 5500 XT with 8GB GDDR6 memory
  • Webcam and Microphone
  • Wi-Fi and Bluetooth
  • Apple Wireless Keyboard and Mouse
  • 4 Year Warranty
Image of Apple iMac 27in

Price Point

Retail Price: $2,688
DGIT Price: $2,448
Savings: $220

For specialized use, we recommend this computer for staff who need a large high-resolution display in an Apple desktop.

 

Apple Mac Mini

This is the smallest available Apple desktop. Connect up to three displays via two Thunderbolt 3 ports, and one HDMI 2.0 port.

  • Mac Mini
  • Intel Core i7 – up to 4.6 GHZ, 6-Core
  • 16GB DDR4 RAM
  • 512GB SSD
  • Keyboard and Mouse Optional
  • 4 Year Warranty
Desktop recommendations

Price Point

Retail Price: $1,628
DGIT Price: $1,538
Savings: $90

For general use, we recommend this computer for staff who need a small Apple desktop with the flexibility to use external displays.

 

 
 

We’ve put together a variety of configurations tailored for different use-cases, all of which have been upgraded to an i7 processor to better handle the multitasking needs of our customers.

If you would prefer a custom configuration, all the models below can be fine-tuned to meet your needs, and additional models are available upon request. For a custom build, please request a consultation when you open your ServiceNow ticket for a quote request.

 
 
 

PC Laptops

Dell Standard 14” Laptop

This laptop has a large screen but is still lightweight. The fast hard drive and large amount of memory allows the computer to perform well while conforming to security requirements.

  • Dell Latitude 7420
  • Intel i7-1185G7 – up to 4.8GHz, 4-Core, 12MB Cache
  • 16 GB DDR4 RAM
  • 256GB PCIe NVMe Class 35 SSD
  • 14 Inch Screen with Webcam and Microphone
  • Wi-Fi and Bluetooth
  • 4 Cell Battery
  • 4 Year Warranty
  • Starting at 2.7 pounds
Image of Dell 14in laptop

Price Point

Retail Price: $3,312
DGIT Price: $1,259
Savings: $2,053

For general use, we recommend this laptop for staff who frequently work away from their desks and connect to work remotely. This laptop is a good desktop replacement.

Dell 14” Performance Laptop

Increased memory and hard drive make this ideal for power users.

  • Dell Latitude 7420
  • Intel i7-1185G7 – up to 4.8GHz, 4-Core, 12MB Cache
  • 32GB DDR4 RAM
  • 512GB PCIe NVMe Class 35 SSD
  • 14 Inch Screen with Webcam and Microphone
  • Wi-Fi and Bluetooth
  • 4 Cell Battery
  • 4 Year Warranty
  • Starting at 2.7 pounds
Image of Dell 14in laptop

Price Point

Retail Price: $3,743
DGIT Price: 1,367
Savings: 2,376

For specialized use, we recommend this laptop for staff who need a high-performance computer to work remotely.

Dell Standard 15.6” Laptop

The increased size and weight allows this computer to have a larger screen, faster processor, and larger battery.

  • Dell Latitude 5520
  • Intel i7-1185G7 – up to 4.8 GHz, 4-Core, 12MB Cache
  • 32GB DDR4 RAM
  • 512GB PCIe NVMe Class 35 SSD
  • 15.6 Inch Screen with Webcam and Microphone
  • Wi-Fi and Bluetooth
  • Numeric Keypad
  • 6 Cell Battery
  • 4 Year Warranty
  • Starting at 3.5 pounds
Image of Dell Standard 15in laptop

Price Point

Retail Price: $3,657
DGIT Price: $1,242
Savings: $2,415

For general use, we recommend this laptop for staff who frequently work away from their desks and connect to work remotely. This laptop is a good desktop replacement.

Dell High Performance 15.6” Laptop

This laptop is our highest powered Windows laptop standard. The increased size and weight allows this computer to have a larger screen, faster processor, and larger battery.

  • Dell Precision 7560
  • Intel i7-11800H – up to 4.6 GHz, 8-Core, 45W, 24MB Cache
  • 32GB DDR4 RAM
  • 1 TB, Gen 3 PCIe x4 NVMe SSD
  • NVIDIA T1200 4GB GDDR6
  • 15.6 Inch Screen with Webcam and Microphone
  • Wi-Fi and Bluetooth
  • Numeric Keypad
  • 6 Cell Battery
  • 4 Year Warranty
  • Starting at 5.42 Pounds
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Price Point

Retail Price: $4,216
DGIT Price: $2,031
Savings: $2,185

For specialized use, we recommend this laptop for staff who need a high-performance computer to work remotely.

HP Standard 14” Laptop

This is the only approved model for clinical use.

This laptop has a large screen but is still light weight. The fast hard drive and large amount of memory allows the computer to perform well while conforming to security requirements.

  • HP EliteBook 840 G8
  • Intel i7-1185G7 – up to 4.4 GHz, 4-Core, 12MB Cache
  • 16GB DDR4 RAM
  • 256GB PCIe NVMe SSD
  • 14 Inch Screen with Webcam and Microphone
  • Wi-Fi and Bluetooth
  • 3 Cell Battery
  • 4 Year Warranty
  • Starting at 2.92 Pounds
Image of HP Standard 14in laptop

Price Point

Retail Price: $2,255
DGIT Price: $1,399
Savings: $856

For general use, we recommend this laptop for staff who frequently work away from their desks and connect to work remotely. This laptop is a good desktop replacement.

Telework Package

A bundle with our standard 14” laptop, 24” hub monitor, and wireless keyboard/mouse.

  • Dell Latitude 7420 (Standard Configuration)
  • Dell P2422HE Hub Monitor
  • Logitech Wireless Keyboard and Mouse
Image of telework bundle

Price Point

Retail Price: $3,594
DGIT Price: $1,541
Savings: $2,053


Apple Laptops

 

Some Apple computers include Intel processors, while others include Apple’s new M1 chip. If you intend to purchase a computer with this chip, please be aware that it’s incompatible with Box Drive at this current time.

You may also encounter similar compatibility issues with non-enterprise supported software you plan to install. Please reach out to the software manufacturer(s) to further evaluate.

All Apple computers come with a 4-year warranty*.

*Includes accidental damage coverage, but a deductible will apply.


Apple MacBook Air

This is the smallest and lightest available Apple laptop.

  • MacBook Air 13 Inch
  • Apple M1 Chip – 8-Core
  • 16GB DDR4 RAM
  • 256GB SSD
  • 7-Core GPU
  • Retina Display with True Tone Touch ID
  • Webcam and Microphone
  • Wi-Fi and Bluetooth
  • 4 Year Warranty
  • 2.8 pounds
Image of Apple MacBook Air laptop

Price Point

Retail Price: $1,428
DGIT Price: $1,308
Savings: $120

For general use, we recommend this computer for staff who need an ultra-portable Apple laptop for working remotely.

 


Apple MacBook Pro 13

This is the standard Apple laptop with multiple USB-C ports to allow you to plug in multiple peripherals. The Touch ID and Touch Bar boost productivity in multiple applications.

  • MacBook Pro 13 Inch
  • Intel Core i7 – up to 4.1 GHz, 4-Core
  • 16GB LPDDR3 RAM
  • 512GB SSD
  • Retina Display with Webcam and Microphone
  • Touch ID and Touch Bar
  • Wi-Fi and Bluetooth
  • 4 Year Warranty
  • 3.1 Pounds
Image of Apple MacBook Pro 13in laptop

Price Point

Retail Price: $2,328
DGIT Price: $2,208
Savings: $120

For general use, we recommend this computer for staff who need an Apple laptop for working remotely.

Apple MacBook Pro 16

This is the largest Apple laptop with a dedicated graphics card for improved video performance. It has multiple USB-C ports to allow you to plug in multiple peripherals. The Touch ID and Touch Bar boost productivity in multiple applications.

  • MacBook Pro 16 Inch
  • Intel Core i7 – up to 4.5 GHZ, 6-Core
  • 16GB DDR4 RAM
  • 512GB SSD
  • AMD Radeon 5300M with 4 GB of GDDR6 memory
  • Retina Display with Webcam and Microphone
  • Touch ID and Touch Bar
  • Wi-Fi and Bluetooth
  • 4 Year Warranty
  • 4.3 pounds
Image of Apple MacBook Pro 16 laptop

Price Point

Retail Price: $2,828
DGIT Price: $2,628
Savings: $200

For specialized use, we recommend this computer for staff who need a large Apple laptop with dedicated graphics.

 

Service frequently asked questions

Why purchase through DGIT?

 

We’ve researched devices and negotiated prices to provide you with recommendations that maximize performance and minimize costs. When you purchase tools through DGIT, you know you’re getting technology that has been strategically selected to meet your unique needs. We also image all devices to ensure the supported productivity and security applications are installed.

  • Compatibility. By standardizing the hardware, we can make sure all UCLA applications smoothly operate across devices.
  • Efficient Support. Since we’re familiar with the devices we recommend, we can better resolve technical issues as they arise.
  • Optimized Security. During the procurement process, we make sure devices meet all UCLA security requirements.