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Lab computer
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Typical lab setup
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Lab Computer

All TSG-supported research labs have been equipped with a Dell Precision T-series computer. You can find the exact type of your lab computer printed on the front of the case. The current model is the T3610, of which you can view the simplified specifications below. Consult a member of the TSG if you are not sure which computer you have been using for your past research.

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Dell Precision T3610
CPU Intel Quad Core (8 threads), 3.7Ghz
Memory size 8GB
Audio Line out, Line in
Network Gigabit Ethernet
Storage 256GB Solid State Drive (SSD)
Optical Drive Yes

Graphics Card

See also: Graphics Card

The lab computers are, by default, equipped with an Nvidia GeForce GTX 770 graphics card. Some T3600 models, however, use a GeForce GTX 760 instead, and the new T5810 comes with a GeForce GTX 970. Contact our administrator if you want to be sure which card is installed.



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Corsair Vengeance K70
Keyboard Layout US-International QWERTY

Note: Keyboard settings in Windows are set to US-International. Installed languages are Dutch and English. To switch between languages or keyboard mappings, press the Windows-Key + spacebar. Hold Windows-key and press spacebar to loop through the available settings. Special characters: press " followed by a, e, i, o, or u to get ä, ë, ï, ö, ü Press ' followed by a, e, i, o, or u to get á, é, í, ó, ú. Press ` followed by a, e, i, o, or u to get à, è, ì, ò, ù. Press ^ followed by a, e, i, o, or u to get â, ê, î, ô, û. Press ' followed by c to get ç. Press ~ followed by n to get ñ. Pressing ", ', `, ^ or ~ followed by spacebar will result in a single ", ', `, ^ or ~. Most likely, you can just continue typing: if the next character doesn't exist with an accent character, ", ', `, ^ or ~ will preceed the next character; for example pressing ' followed by s will result in the expected 's.

Tip: if you think it is annoying that a single press on ' or " does not result in the character, think that you probably also need a ' or a " at the end of a string. Then, press ', or " twice to get or "". Then use the left arrow to move the carret between the quotation marks and type the string between the quotation marks.

Key Switches Cherry MX Red
Actuation Force (g) 45g
Polling Rate 1000hz
Chassis Black anodized aluminum
USB Pass-through Yes (USB 2.0)
Multimedia Controls Yes
Backlight Yes1, Red
Win Lock Yes
Test Results
Button response time 1ms

1 Can be switched on/off per key


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Logitech G500S Logitech G700S
Wireless No Yes (Wire optional)
Cable Length / Wireless Range (m) 2.0 10.0
Interface USB 2.0 2.4GHz RF, USB 2.0
Tracking Technology Laser Laser
Resolution 200 - 8200 dpi (127-3.1 μm) 200 - 8200 dpi (127-3.1 μm)
Image Processing (Mpix/s) 12 12
Max. Acceleration (g) 30 30
Max. Velocity (m/s) 4.19 4.19
USB Data Format (bits/axis) 16 16
Polling Rate (Hz) 1000 1000
Sleep Mode Disabled Disabled
Coefficient of Friction, Dynamic (μ) 0.09 0.09
Coefficient of Friction, Static (μ) 0.14 0.09
Max. Tuning Weight (g) 27 27