Recommended Laptops for 2022-2023

 RECOMMENDED LAPTOPS FOR 2022-2023

 

Ordering for the recommended laptops is available using the links below in the chart or visiting the Campus Computer Store. Please call our computer store at (864) 656-0404 (Dell & Lenovo)  (864) 656-1563 (Apple) or our support center at (864) 656-3494 if you have any questions.

See our Preferred Laptop by Major matrix or check with your advisor before purchasing your laptop.

For departmental purchases contact the store for a quote or go to Clemson’s BuyWays. Personal purchases can be made through the links below.

WINDOWS ENTRY LAPTOPS

  Lenovo ThinkPad L13 Gen 2 Dell Latitude 3420
  lenovo-thinkpad-l13-hero.png Dell Latitude 3490 - 14 - Core i5 8250U - 8 GB RAM - 256 GB SSD
 Price $989
$899  (rebate available for in-store only)
Processor Intel Core i5-1135G7 Quad Core up to 4.2GHz Intel Core i5-1135G7 Quad Core up to 4.2GHz
RAM 8GB 3200MHz 8GB 3200MHz
Storage 256 GB M.2 PCle NVMe SSD 256 GB M.2 PCle NVMe  SSD
Wireless Intel Wi-Fi 6 AX201 (2×2), Bluetooth Version 5.0 Intel Wi-Fi 6 AX201 (2×2), Bluetooth Version 5.2
Screen 13.3″ FHD (1920 x 1080) IPS 14″ FHD  (1920 x 1080) IPS
Video Card Integrated Intel IRIS Xe Graphics Integrated Intel IRIS Xe Graphics
 Battery 4 cell 46Whr 4 cell 54Whr
Weight 3.06 lbs 3.36 lbs
OS Windows 11 Pro 64 bit Windows 11 Pro 64 bit
Other    
Purchasing Info Purchase at campus Computer Store

 

Order directly from Lenovo or call (919) 874-3321

 

Purchase at campus Computer Store

Order directly from Dell Or

https://delledu.zoom.us/my/virtualsoutheast

Pass: Dell2020
M-F 11-3

WINDOWS MAINSTREAM LAPTOPS

  Lenovo ThinkPad T14 Gen 2 Dell Latitude 7420
  ThinkPad T14 Dell Latitude 7420 14" Notebook, Intel i5, 16GB Memory, 256GB SSD, Windows 10 Pro (XVW8Y)
 Price $1239
$1460 (rebate available for in-store only)
Processor Intel Core i5-1135G7 Quad Core up to 4.2GHz Intel Core i7 Quad Core
RAM 16GB 3200MHz 16 GB 3200MHz
Storage 512GB M.2 PCle NVMe SSD 512GB M.2 PCle NVMe SSD
Wireless Intel Wi-Fi 6E AX201 (2×2), Bluetooth Version 5.2 Intel Wi-Fi 6E AX211 (2×2), Bluetooth Version 5.2
Screen 14.0″ FHD (1920 x 1080) IPS Non-Touch 14.0″ FHD  (1920 x 1080) Non-touch
Video Card Integrated Intel IRIS Xe Graphics Integrated Intel IRIS Xe Graphics
 Battery 3 cell 50Whr 4 cell 58Whr
Weight 3.23 lbs 2.89 lbs
OS Windows 11 Pro 64 bit Windows 10 Pro 64 bit
Other    
Purchasing Info Purchase at campus Computer Store

Order directly from Lenovo or call (919) 874-3321

 

 

Purchase at campus Computer Store

Order directly from Dell Or
https://delledu.zoom.us/my/virtualsoutheast

Pass: Dell2020
M-F 11-3

WINDOWS WORKSTATION LAPTOPS

  Dell Precision 5560 Lenovo ThinkPad P1 Gen 4
  Lenovo ThinkPad P15 - 15.6" - Intel Core i7 Processor (2.60 GHz) - 512GB SSD - 16GB RAM - Windows 10 Pro
 Price $2289 (rebate available for in-store only) $2339
Processor Intel Core i7 Quad Core Intel Core i7-11800H 8 Cores up to 4.6 GHz
RAM 16GB  4800 MHz DDR5 16GB  3200 MHz DDR4
Storage 512GB M.2 PCle NVMe SSD 1TB M.2 PCle NVMe SSD
Wireless Intel Wi-Fi 6E AX211 (2×2), Bluetooth Version 5.2 Intel Wi-Fi 6 AX210 (2×2), Bluetooth Version 5.2
Screen 15.6″ UltraSharp FHD+ (1920 x 1200) Anti-Glare 16″ WQXGA (2560 x 1600) IPS Anti-Glare
Video Card nVidia Quadro T1000 4GB nVidia  Quadro T1200 Max-Q 4GB GDDR6
Battery 6 cell 86Whr 4 cell 90Whr
Weight (starting) 4.06 lbs 3.99 lbs
OS Windows 10 Pro 64 bit Windows 11 Pro 64 bit
Other    
Purchasing Info Purchase at campus Computer Store

 

Order directly from Dell

Or

https://delledu.zoom.us/my/virtualsoutheast

Pass: Dell2020
M-F 11-3

Purchase at campus Computer Store

 

Order directly from Lenovo or call (919) 874-3321

 

WINDOWS TABLET/CONVERTIBLE LAPTOPS

  Lenovo ThinkPad X13 Yoga Gen 2 Dell Latitude 7430 2-in-1 (not yet available)
  lenovo-laptop-thinkpad-x13-yoga-feature-3 Latitude 14 7000 Series 2-in-1 Touch Notebook
 Price $1389
$1629 (rebate available for in-store only)
Processor Intel Core i5-1135G7 Quad Core up to 4.2GHz Intel Core i5-1245U 10 Core 4.4GHz
RAM 16GB 4266MHz LPDDR4X 16GB 3200MHz
Storage 512 GB M.2 PCle NVMe SSD 512 GB M.2 PCle NVMe  SSD
Wireless Intel Wi-Fi 6 AX201 (2×2), Bluetooth Version 5.1 Intel Wi-Fi 6E AX211 (2×2), Bluetooth Version 5.2
Screen 13.3″ WUXGA (1920 x 1200) IPS  Multi-Touch & Pen 14″ FHD  (1920 x 1080) IPS Multi-Touch & Pen
Video Card Integrated Intel IRIS Xe Graphics Integrated Intel IRIS Xe Graphics
 Battery 3 cell 52.8Whr 4 cell 58Whr
Weight 2.76 lbs 3.23 lbs
OS Windows 11 Pro 64 bit Windows 11 Pro 64 bit
Other    
Purchasing Info Purchase at campus Computer Store

 

Order directly from Lenovo or call (919) 874-3321

 

Purchase at campus Computer Store

Order directly from Dell Or
https://delledu.zoom.us/my/virtualsoutheast

Pass: Dell2020
M-F 11-3

  • All Windows laptops include a four year warranty + four year accidental damage coverage.
    Warranty only covers the battery for only 1 year. Accidental damage coverage DOES NOT COVER the charger/power adapter and does not cover theft, fire or loss.
  • Dell accidental damage protection covers only one major incident per warranty year. Lenovo accidental damage protection has unlimited repairs per year.
  • Note: If you order a Clemson laptop or buy a new laptop, while setting up your new laptop if it asks for your computer account name, please put in your Clemson user name.

APPLE LAPTOPS

  13″ MacBook Air 13″ MacBook Pro 14″ MacBook Pro 14″ MacBook Pro 16″ MacBook Pro 16″ MacBook Pro
     
Price $1168 ($899 +
$269 Safeware)
$1568 ($1199 +
$369 Safeware)
$2218 ($1849 +
$369 Safeware)
$2747  ($2299 +
$448 Safeware)
$2747 ($2299 +
$448 Safeware)
$3647 ($3199 +
$448 Safeware)
Touch-bar No Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Processor Apple M1

8-core CPU 7-core GPU

Apple M1

8-core CPU 8-core GPU

Apple M1 Pro

8-core CPU 14-core GPU

Apple M1 Pro

10-core CPU 16-core GPU

Apple M1 Pro

10-core CPU 16-core GPU

Apple M1 Max

10-core CPU 32-core GPU

Other Weight: 2.8 lbs Battery: 49.9 WHr Weight: 3.0 lbs Battery: 58.2 WHr Weight: 3.5 lbs Battery: 70.0 WHr Weight: 3.5 lbs Battery: 70.0 WHr Weight: 4.7 lbs Battery: 100 WHr Weight: 4.7 lbs Battery: 100 WHr
RAM 8GB 8GB 16GB 16GB 16 GB 32 GB
Storage 256GB SSD 256GB SSD 512GB PCIe SSD 1TB PCIe SSD 512GB PCIe SSD 1 TB PCIe SSD
Graphics 13.3″ 2560×1600 IPS 13.3″ 2560×1600 IPS Liquid Retina XDR Graphics 14.2″ 3024×1964 IPS Liquid Retina XDR Graphics 14.2″ 3024×1964 IPS Liquid Retina XDR Graphics 16.2″ 3456×2234 IPS Liquid Retina XDR Graphics 16.2″ 3456×2234 IPS
Purchasing Info All prices above include 4 years of Safeware theft and accidental damage coverage.

Available at the campus Computer Store or directly through the Apple Store for Education.

  • All Apple laptops must include an Ethernet dongle to receive support in the CCIT Support Center.
  • Includes one year of AppleCare Protection Plan (does not include accidental damage coverage)
  • *Clemson highly recommends the purchase of Safeware (accidental damage & theft coverage)*
  • Software is not pre-loaded – software is available on the CCIT software web page.
  • The new M1 processor Macs can not natively boot the Windows operating system. People required to use a Windows-only application will have one option:
    • Run the Clemson Citrix solution (driving a remote Windows computer in a window on your M1 Mac)
  • Please see the Clemson Computer Store website for special deals and purchasing options.
  • Click here to order your Apple.

If you order a Clemson laptop or buy a new laptop, while setting up your new laptop if it asks for your computer account name, please put in your Clemson user name!

Chromebooks and iPads are not a viable option for your primary laptop! We provide no software or hardware support for these devices!

Laptops ordered online are delivered to your home address, the Clemson University Post Office will not accept laptop deliveries.

If you have purchased your Apple computer directly from Apple and have not yet purchased Safeware you have up to 30 days after receiving the computer to purchase.  Call the Clemson Computer Store at (864) 656-0404 or our support center at (864) 656-3494 if you have any questions.

 

 

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