WakeWare

Official technical outfitter of the Forest.

Questions? (336) 758-4081 or wakeware@wfu.edu

Order inquiries? Please contact the WFU Bookstore at:
(336) 758-4154

New Apple MacBook Pro Models, Dell XPS 13 (Upgraded Model) Availability

Apple – The newly announced Apple MacBook Pros are now available through the WakeWare program! Apple updated the processor/CPU, display, and keyboard in the 13″ w/ Touch Bar and 15″ models.

Dell – Due to a global part shortage, the upgraded Dell XPS 13 (i7 CPU) is currently unavailable for purchase. The standard Dell XPS 13 (i5 CPU) model and Dell XPS 2-in-1 (i5 and i7 CPU) are still available for purchasing online.

Summer promotions are here!

Check out the following deals, and read more about 2018 WakeWare Summer Promotions:

Apple – Get a free pair of Beats headphones with the purchase of a WakeWare MacBook Pro. Promotion ends 9/25/18.

Dell – $100 Rebate on laptops purchased between 5/1/2018 and 10/15/2018

Requirements

WakeWare laptops meet all requirements. Bringing your own? Check out this article.

BYOD Requirements

WakeWare FAQ

When can I purchase? How do I get software? Your questions, answered here.

WakeWare FAQ

Technology Grants

In many cases the cost of a WakeWare computer is covered. Check out the details here.

Grant Information

Faculty/Staff?

WFU Faculty and Staff are welcome to make personal purchases at a discount.

More Information

Why buy WakeWare?

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Price

Negotiated discounts, extended warranties, and insurance, make this the best value around.

Goal 2

Reliability

All WakeWare laptops are enterprise level machines, selected specifically for academic use at Wake Forest.

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Connections

WakeWare laptops are selected and tested to connect seamlessly to the WFU wireless network. Additionally, classrooms and meeting spaces around campus are equipped with the necessary multimedia and AV equipment to connect to your WakeWare laptop.

Goal 4

Support

Take advantage of full support from our on-campus Service Desk, located in the atrium of the Z. Smith Reynolds Library. Open until 1:00 am, the staff is available to help with your hardware and software needs.

Goal 5

Loaner Laptops

If your WakeWare laptop ever needs repair, a loaner computer will be provided to you.

Goal 6

Software

All WakeWare laptops are robust enough to handle all academic software, available on our software @ WFU website at no additional charge.

WakeWare Warranty Coverage

All WakeWare laptops have four years of extended warranty and Accidental Damage Protection (ADP) that covers drops, spills, cracked screens, and more. Our Service Desk guarantees loaner laptops as needed.

Dell laptops are covered under Dell ProSupport and Apple laptops are covered under Safeware, so you are supported even when away from campus.

Learn more about WakeWare Warranty Coverage.

Compare Your Options & Purchase

Contact the WakeWare Program Manager with questions – (336) 758-4081 or wakeware@wfu.edu

If you plan on doing graphic design, video editing, gaming, or other intensive processing tasks, you may want to upgrade your processor and hard drive for a better experience when running advanced programs simultaneously.

MacBook Pro 13 - No TouchBar

13″ MacBook Pro

– without Touch Bar

The base-model MacBook Pro is capable of running all university software, and is powerful enough for most any application.

Processor2.3 GHz i5
Hard Drive256GB SSD
RAM16GB
 Colors Space Gray or Silver
 DisplayIntel Iris Graphics 640
Ports2 x Thunderbolt 3 Ports
Pricing – with SafeWare Warranty

$1849

13" MacBook with TouchBar

2018 13″ MacBook Pro

– with Touch Bar

Featuring Touch Bar – a Multi-Touch enabled strip of glass built into the keyboard for instant access to tools within applications.

Processor2.3 GHz i5 – Turbo Boost to 3.8 GHz
Hard Drive256GB SSD
RAM16GB
 Colors Space Gray or Silver
 DisplayIntel Iris Graphics 655
Ports4 x Thunderbolt 3 Ports
Pricing – with SafeWare Warranty

$2099

Processor2.7 GHz i7 – Turbo Boost to 4.5 GHz
Hard Drive512GB SSD
RAM16GB
 Colors Space Gray or Silver
 DisplayIntel Iris Graphics 655
Ports4 x Thunderbolt 3 Ports
Pricing – with SafeWare Warranty

$2619

15" MacBook Pro with TouchBar

2018 15″ MacBook Pro

– with Touch Bar

Featuring a more powerful processor and graphics chip, and larger 15″ screen, this model is ready for the most demanding video and rendering tasks.

Processor2.6 GHz i7 – Turbo Boost to 4.3 GHz
Hard Drive512GB SSD
RAM16GB
 Colors Space Gray or Silver
 DisplayRadeon Pro 560x with 4GB Memory 
Ports4 x Thunderbolt 3 Ports
Pricing – with SafeWare Warranty

$2909

Dell XPS 13

Dell XPS 13″

– Non-Touch or Touch

Available in non-touch and touch-enabled versions, this standard model is capable of running all university software, and is powerful enough for most applications.

Processor8th Gen i5
Hard Drive256GB SSD
RAM8GB
 ColorSilver
 DisplayIntel HD Graphics
Ports1 x USB 3.0

2 x Thunderbolt 3

Pricing – with Dell ProSupport Warranty

$1369

$100 Rebate until 10/15/2018

Dell XPS 13 2-in-1

Dell XPS 13″ 2-in-1

– Touch

The 2-in-1 is a touch-enabled model that can be used in a laptop or tablet configuration. Use with a stylus (not-included) for note taking or graphic design work.

Processor7th Gen i5
Hard Drive256GB SSD
RAM8GB
 ColorCNC Machined Aluminum
 DisplayIntel HD Graphics
Ports1 x DisplayPort over USB 3.0

1 x Thunderbolt 3

Pricing – with Dell ProSupport Warranty

$1449

$100 Rebate until 10/15/2018

Processor7th Gen i7
Hard Drive512GB SSD
RAM16GB
 ColorCNC Machined Aluminum
 DisplayIntel HD Graphics
Ports1 x DisplayPort over USB 3.0

1 x Thunderbolt 3

Pricing – with Dell ProSupport Warranty

$1719

$100 Rebate until 10/15/2018

Dell Precision 5520

Dell Precision 15″

– Non-Touch or Touch

Featuring a large 15″ 4k resolution display and powerful hardware, this enterprise-class model is capable of running demanding applications with ease.

Processor7th Gen i7
Hard Drive512GB SSD
RAM16GB
 ColorSilver
 DisplayIntel HD Graphics
Ports2 x USB 3.0

1 x Thunderbolt 3

Pricing – with Dell ProSupport Warranty

$1969

$100 Rebate until 10/15/2018