Purchasing/Ordering a New Computer

When a university-owned computer needs to be purchased, it must be purchased through Marketplace. You can access Marketplace by logging into MyPack Portal -> selecting the Financial System Homepage -> selecting Marketplace -> selecting Shop The Marketplace. To search our catalogs, select Create Requisition. Desktops and Laptops can be searched and purchased under the Computer/Software section.

Recommended Specs for New Computers/Laptops

 CPU  Intel i7 (especially for an NCSU-owned computer)
 Minimum RAM  8 GB
 Recommended RAM  At least 16GB
 Optical Drive  Optional
 Minimum Hard Drive  256 GB
 Recommended Hard   Drive  512GB or larger Solid State Drive (SSD)
 Operating System  Windows 10 (64-bit)
MacOS 10.14 “Mojave” or newer
 Wireless  802.11ac
 Warranty  3-year


All purchases need to follow CPI guidelines. For more information, refer to https://oit.ncsu.edu/2013/07/11/cpi-participation-is-mandatory-for-nc-state-2/

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