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Buying PCs and Laptops

Read the information on this page if you plan to buy a personal computer, keyboard, monitor, or other computer-related item.

Computers and computer-related items include desktop CPUs (central processing units), monitors, keyboards, mice, modems, speakers, and disk drives, as well as laptop computers.

Choosing a computer that's right for you

UCSD provides the following resources to help you select a computer and components that will best meet your needs:

Supplier contacts

The suppliers listed in the table below can provide you with specific information about particular items. 

Distributors National Manufacturers


For more information, contact Bryan Hurley, (858) 534-1940.
Notice: UCSD Procurement & Contracts endorses all on-campus suppliers. Other suppliers listed on this page have reliably provided goods and services to UCSD in the past. However, UCSD Procurement & Contracts does not intend their inclusion to be an endorsement.