Laptop Assistance Program

Premier Group Insurance Laptop Assistance Program
Thank you for you interest in the Premier Laptop Purchase Program. This is a goodwill program to provide Premier agencies with laptops to enable you to support your business operation by having your staff work remote during this Coronavirus time period and to use the laptops for business and to do so with your continued operational supervision and direction. By participating in this program you agree to pay for the cost of the laptop and shipping via deduction from your next month commission deposit, you promise that your commissions will cover that cost along with your standard monthly fee, and you hold Premier harmless from receipt of the laptop to the location you identify below, as well as the selection and performance of the laptop. Also, you are reminded of the necessary in-office workstation preparation needed for a laptop to access a desktop as per out March 23, 2020 email notification.
There are two things to consider when determining which CPU (aka processor) is right for you. The first is speed, which is measured in GHz. The second is the amount of cores a processor contains. A dual-core processor is a CPU that has two processors, or ‘executable cores’. A quad-core processor is a CPU that has four processors, or ‘executable cores’. At the time of this writing a 2.4GHz processor would be a minimum benchmark to obtain for processing speed, especially if there is a less amount of cores.

There are generally two CPU manufacturers to consider, AMD and Intel. AMD produce excellent processors with high speeds at an attractive price. Intel is the most popular processor. The price of an intel processor is considerably higher than AMD, but many would argue that the quality is also much higher than that of an AMD.
RAM is the short-term storage that allows a computer to perform. The minimum amount of RAM a computer should have is 4GB. A computer with 8GB of RAM is considered ideal. 16GB of RAM, in my opinion, is the maximum amount of RAM a computer should have if it is functioning as an office computer with no other highly demanding programs to consider.
There are two types of hard drives, hard disk drives (HDD) and solid-state drives (SSD). Both are acceptable, but HDDs are more prone to damage, and component failures causing you to lose anything that was not being backed up. The minimum storage space you will want to look for is 250 GB. That may be small if you plan on storing large amounts of data, but If you need more space, you can purchase an external hard drive for added storage.
If you are planning on using multiple monitors, you will need to make sure that they computer you purchase has enough video outputs to support the monitors. There are many different forms of video outputs, but the most important thing is to ensure that both the computer and the monitor support the same video input/output cable. There is an assortment of adapters available if you are stuck with a monitor that has a different video connection that your pc. It does not always work, and can become messy and expensive, so you will want to consider this BEFORE you purchase both your PC and Monitor (if applicable).
If you have any questions on additional specifications, please reach out to Chris Bixler, and he would be happy to discuss any other specifications based on your specific needs.
Click here to download the Premier Group Insurance Laptop Assistance Form
HP Laptop 14-dk0030ca
14” Laptop
AMD A4-Series A4-9125 (2.30 GHz)
4 GB Memory
AMD Radeon R3 Series 1 HDMI Output
Windows 10 S (only run Microsoft Store Apps)
Lenovo IdeaPad S145
15.6” HD
AMD A4-9125 (2.3GHz)
4 GB DDR4 2133MHz
128GB Solid State Drive
Integrated AMD Radeon Graphics 1 HDMI Output
Windows 10 Home 64
14" HD Laptop
AMD APU A6-9225 Up to 3GHz
AMD Radeon R4 1 VGA & 1HDMI Output
Windows 10 Home
Lenovo Ideapad 330s
AMD Ryzen 5 2500U Quad-Core Processor 3.6GHz
8GB DDR4 2400 MHz RAM
256GB PCIe SSD Storage
Radeon Vega 8 1 HDMI Output
Windows 10 Home
Dell Inspiron 15 5570
Intel i5-7200U Processor 3.1 GHz
8GB DDR4 2400MHz
Intel HD Graphics 620 1 HDMI Output
Windows 10 Pro
Exclusive Traveler's Program
Dell Latitude 7390
13.3" FHD 1920 x 1080
Intel i5-8350U Processor Quad Core 1.7GHz
16GB DDR4 2400MHz
Intel HD Graphics 620 1 HDMI Output
Windows 10 Pro 64bit
ASUS VivoBook F510QA
15.6" Full HD (1920x1080)
AMD A12-9720P 3.6 GHz 4 Cores
AMD Radeon R7 1 HDMI Output
Fingerprint Reader
Win 10 Home in S-Mode Windows Apps Only
Lenovo Yoga 720 2-in-1 Convertible
15.6" IPS Full HD touch display (1920 x 1080)
Intel i7-7700HQ (2.8 GHz - 3.8 GHz 4 cores)
Intel HD Graphics 630 1 HDMI Output
fingerprint Reader
Windows 10 Home 64 bit