Client Workstation Bid...Lazy Or Typical?

Folks,

Today I was shown a bid spec for a VMS that actually includes a reference to what they wanted in a Client Workstation that feeds a video wall controller. However, the spec does not include an anticipated total stream count for the stations to handle. This is a primary limitation beyond the physical monitor count. I do a lot of lab work with a variety of Client apps and have a good idea what they need on the hardware side to achieve a maximum total stream count.

The spec has a specific workstation count but I wonder how THAT count was selected? The 'answer' changes quite a bit between the combo of total streams + VMS itself + monitor count.

The 4th Gen Intel CPU is old since they have 6th and 7th GEN in place with 8th& 9th on the horizon.

My question is... is this typically what you folks see in these bids or was this written poorly?

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Contractor shall provide three computer workstations to provide inputs from
the VMS Client to the video wall controller. Video Wall Workstations shall
meet the following specifications as a minimum:
a. Windows 7 SP1 Professional or later operating system. Contractor shall
verify compatibility with VMS prior to purchase and adjust Windows
operating system purchase as necessary
b. 64-bit Intel Core i7-4820K (10MB, 3.9 MHz) or greater
c. 2 x 500 GB hard drives in RAID-1 configuration
d. 16 GB of DDR3 SDRAM
e. 10/100/1000 Base-T network interface card
f. High performance PCI Express graphics card supporting DirectX 10.0
and dual independent monitors. Minimum 2 GB graphics RAM
g. Internal CD/DVD burner drive
h. Enterprise version of Anti-virus software and Anti-spyware software to
support all servers and workstations inclusive of all VMS workstations

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