Employees usually prefer different configurations for their PCs since their family use is also for multimedia, games, etc They would - in my view - prefer to get a good piece in consultation with their adult family members and without being obliged to the organisation.
Part of their reasoning is explained in point no 9. Nobody likes hand-me-downs and that too from a quasi-official list. It's a different matter that the same employee will pester the IT-techs with problems on their personal machines all the time.
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