SAS Computing Apple Options List

This table summarizes the standard options for new Apple computers provided through the SAS Computing allocations process for standing faculty only.

Models and specifications may fluctuate over time; please verify current offerings with the Computer Allocations Manager at (215) 898-0589 or allocationsATsas.upenn.edu.


Apple Options
Apple Mac Operating System X 10.9 (Mavericks)
(See Supported Desktop Operating Systems for more information.)
 


Standard Desktop Option

High End Desktop Option

Standard 15-inch Laptop Option

Standard 13-inch Laptop Option

High End 15-inch Laptop Option
Model:Apple iMacApple iMac Apple MacBook Pro with Retina Display (4.5 lbs) Apple MacBook Pro
(4.5 lbs)
Apple MacBook Pro with Retina Display (4.5 lbs)
CPU:
Intel Core i5 Quad Core, 2.7 GHz, Turbo Boost up to 3.2 GHz

Intel Core i5 Quad Core, 3.2 GHz, Turbo Boost up to 3.6 GHz

Intel Core i7 Quad Core, 2.0 GHz, Turbo Boost up to 3.2 Gz Intel Core i7 Dual Core,
2.9 GHz,
Turbo Boost up to 3.6 GHz
Intel Core i7 Quad Core, 2.6 GHz, Turbo Boost up to 3.8 GHz
Storage:
1 TB Hard Drive 1 TB Fusion Drive 256 Flash 500 GB Hard Drive 512 Flash
Memory:
8 GB RAM
16 GB RAM 8 GB RAM 8 GB RAM
16 GB RAM

SuperDrive (CD/DVD)

Internal drive not available. An external one may be requested.
Internal drive not available. An external one may be requested.
Internal drive not available. An external drive may be requested.
Internal drive.
Internal drive not available. An external drive may be requested.
Graphics:
Intel Iris Pro Graphics

NVIDIA GeForce GT 755M  with 1 GB VRAM 

Intel Iris Pro Graphics

Intel HD Graphics 4000

Intel Iris Pro Graphics and NVIDIA GeForce GT 750M with 2 GB VRAM

Display:
Built-in 21.5" LED-backlit wide screen LCD with native resolution of 1920 x 1080  Built-in 27" LED-backlit wide screen LCD with native resolution of 2560 x 1440 15.4" LED-backlit wide screen with native resolution of 2880 x 1800 13.3" LED-backlit wide screen with native resolution of 1280 x 800 15.4" LED-backlit wide screen with native resolution of 2880 x 1800
Ethernet &
Wireless:
Internal gigabit ethernet, 802.11 a/b/g/n wireless, Bluetooth Internal gigabit ethernet, 802.11 a/b/g/n wireless, Bluetooth External gigabit ethernet adapter, 802.11 a/b/g/n wireless, Bluetooth

Internal gigabit ethernet, 802.11 a/b/g/n wireless, Bluetooth

External gigabit ethernet adapter, 802.11 a/b/g/n wireless, Bluetooth
Misc:
wired keyboard, wired mouse, and webcam
wired keyboard, wired mouse, and webcam backlit keyboard, webcam, carrying case, *no* security lock backlit keyboard, webcam, carrying case, security lock backlit keyboard, webcam, carrying case, *no* security lock
Lead Time1:
2 to 3 weeks
4 to 6 weeks 2 to 3 weeks
2 to 3 weeks4 to 6 weeks
Additional Cost:
N/A $840 N/A N/A $680

Software includes: standard Apple software such as Safari and Mail and also the following third-party applications: Microsoft Office, Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Mozilla Thunderbird, Symantec's Norton AntiVirus, Data Comet, Fetch, and Meeting Maker.

Differences between the standard desktop option and the high end desktop option are highlighted in red. Differences between the standard 15-inch, standard 13-inch, and high end 15-inch laptop options are highlighted in blue.

Notes
1. Lead times may vary, depending on availability from supplier, workloads, special projects, etc. Please check with us at time of order for current lead times.

If you have any questions, please contact the Computer Allocations Manager, Sarah Nachmias, at (215) 898-0589 or allocationsATsas.upenn.edu.

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