This is a computer mainly meant for use in the day-to-day operational activities in the school office. This specification note will be submitted to several suppliers such that those with the most favorable terms will supply the product. The computer should be a desktop with a stand. The desktop have ability to adjust it brightness with the LD screen.
Purpose of the computer:
The main purpose of this product is to perform the daily activities in the office like recording, processing data as well as presenting data in of graphs, tables and charts for faster decision making. The computer is also meant for storing massive data of the daily activities in the office. The computer must be able to perform tasks related to the school work including the multimedia applications. This computer must be able to store more than 500GB of data in order to facilitate storage of the large data in the school. The processors of the computer designed for the school should be 2.20 GHz. The computer should also contain the general office and education software in order to facilitate transmission and presentation of educational materials. The capability of internet accessibility is necessary so the computer should have this capability (Colorado, 2010 pg 26).
The appropriate processor must contain an Intel Pentium inside. The AMD Anthlon (32) bit in the operating system must be inside the computer.
The RAM of this computer should be at least 2 GB in order to facilitate the operation of the education programs. This will also facilitate the multimedia applications like supporting videos which are essential for learning in the schools. (Colorado, 2010, pg 18).They should also be capable of supporting the digital operations.
Storage (Hard drive):
The minimum storage capacity of the hard drive should be around be 200 GB in order to support the multimedia operations. This enables creation as well as storage of large volumes of multimedia applications (Springer, 2012, pg 4).
The screen should be 18’’ in order to enable easier editing of the videos so as to enable easier learning through videos and multimedia applications. The will also help the disabled students and teachers to access such information in a friendly manner.
Sound cards and graphics:
The integrated graphic card should have a 256 MB memory in order to facilitate the production of high quality videos and graphics for the learning purposes.
Headphones and speakers:
The computers should be accompanied with speakers to control the sound processing. The speakers are basically needed for output of sound of the videos or movies used in learning. The earphones are necessary if the sound is not meant for the general public.
Network interface card (NIC):
The computer should have an interface card of 100 Mbps in order to enable students and teachers to access the internet easily. This will enable them have access to information due to the internet facility.
The computer should have an operating system, Microsoft XP professional already preinstalled.
The programs and soft wares specifically Kaspersky antivirus must be installed in the computer.
Colorado (2010). Computer form specifications. Denver, Colo: Colorado Department of Revenue, Taxpayer Service Division.
International Computer Science Symposium in Russia, H. (2012). Computer science-- Theory and applications: 7th International Computer Science Symposium in Russia, CSR 2012, Nizhny Novgorod, Russia, July 3-7, 2012. Proceedings. Berlin: Springer.