Purchase History

The following tables show the typical computer purchased for use at Cedarville University. Trivia buffs may find this information useful. Futurists may want to form their own projections about upcoming purchases and then check back in a year or two to validate their predictions.


Notebook Systems
Year
Purchased
Processor Type Speed Memory Hard-disk Size
2014 Intel Core i5-4200M 2500Mhz 8192MB 500.000GB 500,000MB
2013 Intel Core i5-3210M 2500Mhz 8192MB 320.000GB 320,000MB
2012 Intel Core i5-2430M 2430Mhz 4096MB 250.000GB 250,000MB
2011 Intel Core i5-460M 2530Mhz 4096MB 250.000GB 250,000MB
2010 Intel Core 2 Duo P8600 3400Mhz 4096MB 250.000GB 250,000MB
2009 Intel Core 2 Duo T5870 2000Mhz 4096MB 160.000GB 160,000MB
2008 AMD Turion64 X2 TL-64 2200Mhz 2048MB 120.000GB 120,000MB
2007 Intel T5500 1660Mhz 2048MB 100.000GB 100,000MB
  • The processors purchased from 2009 on are dual-core, yielding a higher performance even though the clock speed may be lower than prior years.

Desktop Systems
Year
Purchased
Processor Type Speed Memory Hard-disk Size
2014 Intel Core i5-4570 3200Mhz 8192MB 1TB 1,000,000MB
2013 Intel Core i5-3470 3200Mhz 8192MB 500.000GB 500,000MB
2012 Intel Core i5-2500 3300Mhz 4096MB 500.000GB 500,000MB
2011 Intel Core 2 Duo E8500 3160Mhz 4096MB 500.000GB 500,000MB
2010 Intel Core 2 Duo E8500 3160Mhz 4096MB 500.000GB 500,000MB
2009 Intel Core 2 Duo E8400 3000Mhz 4096MB 500.000GB 500,000MB
2008 Intel Core 2 Duo E6750 2660Mhz 2048MB 250.000GB 250,000MB
2007 Intel Core 2 Duo 1860Mhz 2048MB 250.000GB 250,000MB
2006 AMD Athlon 64 3500Mhz 1024MB 250.000GB 250,000MB
2005 Intel Pentium IV 3000Mhz 1024MB 200.000GB 200,000MB
2004 Intel Pentium IV 2800Mhz 512MB 160.000GB 160,000MB
2003 AMD Athlon 2600Mhz 512MB 120.000GB 120,000MB
2002 AMD Athlon 1800Mhz 512MB 60.000GB 60,000MB
2001 AMD Athlon 1200Mhz 256MB 30.000GB 30,000MB
2000 AMD Athlon 700Mhz 128MB 15.000GB 15,000MB
1999 Intel Pentium III 450Mhz 64MB 8.400GB 8,400MB
1998 Intel Pentium II 266Mhz 64MB 4.000GB 4,000MB
1997 Intel Pentium 166Mhz 32MB 1.200GB 1,200MB
1996 Intel Pentium 100Mhz 16MB 1.000GB 1,000MB
1995 Intel Pentium 75Mhz 8MB 0.540GB 540MB
1994 Intel 486DX 33Mhz 4MB 0.200GB 200MB
1993 Intel 486SX 25Mhz 4MB 0.130GB 130MB
1992 Intel 386SX 16Mhz 6MB 0.040GB 40MB
  • The processors purchased from 2007 on are dual-core, yielding a higher performance even though the clock speed may be lower than prior years.
  • In 2002, 2003, and 2006 the speed figure is a vendor rating rather than the actual megahertz of the processor.
  • Memory on the computers purchased in 2000 was increased to 256MB by fall of 2002.
  • Memory on the computers purchased in 2008 was increased to 4GB by fall of 2011.