Large Size Laptops

Standard System (one of the following dual core processors):
Intel Core 2 Duo
AMD Turion II Ultra
Performance System (one or more of the following quad core processors):
Intel Core 2 Extreme
Intel Core 2 Quad
Intel Xeon
Motherboard PCI-X (PCI Express) with few or no expansion card slots.
Operating System:
Basic System:
Microsoft Windows Vista (any 32 bit version)
Standard System:
Microsoft Windows 7 (any 32 bit version)
or Microsoft Windows Vista (any 64 bit version)
Peformance System:
Microsoft Windows 7 (any 64 bit version)
or Apple Macintosh OS X
or Linux
or Unix (BSD, Sun Solaris, etc.)
Basic System: 3GB
Standard System: 4GB (max for 32 bit systems)
Performance System: > 4GB
Hard Drive(s):
Basic System: 320GB
Standard System: one (1) 640GB drive or two (2) 320GB drives
Performance System: one (1) 1TB
Optional Equipment: RAID controllers & arrays
Graphics Card(s):
Standard System: integrated graphics processing unit (e.g. Intel Graphics Media Accelerator chip family) or PCIe card with 256MB of RAM (e.g. ATI or nVidia cards)
Performance System: one (1) or more PCIe graphics cards with at least 512MB of RAM (e.g. ATI and nVidia cards) or one (1) integrated graphics processing unit plus one (1) PCIe graphics card
Optional Equipment: TV tuner & remote control
Sound System: Standard System: integrated sound card; integrated stereo speaker(s); built-in headphone jack; external speakers may be bundled with laptop
Optical Drive(s):
Standard System: one (1) internal DVD optical drive (reads and writes DVD & CD discs) plus one (1) internal Blu-ray reader
Performance System: at least one (1) internal Blu-ray optical drive (reads and writes Blu-ray, DVD & CD discs)
Display At least 17” wide, proportioned for viewing DVD’s. A matted screen is recommended over a transflective screen. Transflective screens are glossier and tend to produce more glare.
Weight: 6.5 lbs. to 15 lbs.
Ports, Jacks & Slots:
Standard System:
One (1) multi-format Flash Memory Card Reader
One (1) Firewire port
Three (3) or more USB ports
One (1) Express Card or PC Card slot. Note PC Cards and ExpressCards are not interchangeable
One (1) Microphone jack
One (1) Headphone jack
One (1) Docking Station port
One (1) HDMI Video Out jack
One (1) DVI Video Out jack
One (1) Ethernet RJ45 jack
One (1) VGA-output port
One (1) S-Video port
One (1) eSATA port
Standard System: one (1) Ethernet port (10/100/1000 MB) and WiFi (a.k.a 802.11x) and Bluetooth radios built-in.
Optional equipment: integrated 56K modem
Input Device(s):
Standard System: built-in full-size keyboard with eraser head or track pad, webcam, USB mouse.
Optional Equipment: fingerprint reader, wireless mouse; force-feedback joystick, game pad, or steering wheel/pedal controller.
Battery Life 2 – 6.75 hours. See general hardware specifications for additional guidance.
Bays: See general hardware specifications for guidance.