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Dream WS

Powerful workstation computer

This build with the included parts below is our current technology standard for a powerful workstation computer. If you want to customize any part below, no problem, just contact us. All our PCs are shipped fully assembled with operating system pre-installed ready to plug in and start, unless some one specifically asks for a PC assembly project for a fun learning experience.

The Dream WS is designed to be a powerful workstation computer for heavy workloads that can also be built up as a server. Multi-core multi-threaded CPU, separate powerful video card, tons of memory, feature rich motherboard, fast storage, DVD player and rewriter, great looking case, quality PSU and all the connectors you need. Upgradeable and expandable!

Dream WS

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SilverStone Precision Series PS11-W black case

Included parts in your Dream WS !

CPU processor chip

Intel Xeon Processor E3-1245 v6 Kaby Lake

4 cores, 8 threads, base frequency 3.70 GHz, max turbo frequency 4.10 GHz!
8 MB Cache, 14 nm Kaby Lake architecture, 73 Watts.
Multi-task at blazing speeds with this incredible enterprise Intel Xeon CPU!

You don't need to but you can anytime upgrade your CPU up to a Xeon E3-1280 v6 CPU! See how we choose a CPU.

GPU Integrated graphics processor unit

Intel HD Graphics P630

Graphics Base Frequency 350.00 MHz, Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency 1.15 GHz, Graphics Video Max Memory 1.7 GB. 4K support at 60 Hz - Max Resolution HDMI ver 1.4 4096 x 2160 @ 24Hz, Max Resolution DisplayPort 4096 x 2304 @ 60Hz. Intel Quick Sync Video, Intel InTru 3D Technology, Intel Clear Video HD Technology, 3 Displays supported.
Save the expense of a separate video card with advanced Intel integrated graphics!

If you need more GPU or CUDA processing power or morph into a serious gamer you can upgrade anytime by adding a separate video card. See how we choose a video card.

Memory

32 GB (2 x 16 GB) Kingston DDR4-2400 PC4-19200 ECC Un-buffered Memory

2 x 16 GB memory sticks for 32 GB total, CL17, 1.2V, dual-channel.
Run big files with large memory with high clock speeds and low latencies!

Plenty of memory but you can increase memory up to 64 GB! See how we choose memory.

Motherboard

Supermicro X11SAE

Supermicro ATX form factor motherboard with Intel C236 Chipset. Socket LGA 1151 supports Kaby Lake/SkyLake Intel Xeon E3-1200 v6/v5, Kaby Lake/Skylake 7th/6th Gen Core i7/i5/i3, Pentium and Celeron processors. 4 memory slots up to 64 GB, unbuffered ECC/non-ECC UDIMM DDR4 2400 MHz. 2 PCI Express Gen 3.0 x16 slots runs at x16/NA or x8/x8. Display outputs 1 VGA, 1 DVI-D, 1 DisplayPort, 1 HDMI. 3 PCI Express Gen 3.0 x1 slots, 2 5V PCI 32-bit slots. 8 SATA 6 Gb/s ports, 1 M.2 slot supports PCIe 3.0 x4 SSD card. 2 USB 3.1 ports (at case rear), 6 USB 3.0 ports (2 at case front, 2 at case rear, 2 optionally available by a header), 8 USB 2.0 ports (2 at case rear, 6 optionally available by a header). ALC 888S HD Audio, 6 audio jacks including 1 SPDIF Out. 1 LAN with Intel Ethernet Controller I210-AT with RJ45 port, 1 LAN with Intel PHY I219LM LAN controller with RJ45 port. 2 COM ports optionally available by a header and more features! Wow!

This rock solid feature rich motherboard is the foundation of your PC, an open platform you can upgrade and add parts anytime! See how we choose a motherboard.

SSD Solid state drive

Samsung SSD 960 EVO 500 GB M.2 PCIe 3.0 x4 NVMe

Capacity 500 GB, Sequential read up to 3,200 MB/s, sequential write up to 1,800 MB/s, random read (4KB, QD32) up to 330,000 IOPS, random write (4KB, QD32) up to 330,000 IOPS; random read (4KB, QD1) up to 14,000 IOPS, random write (4KB, QD1) up to 50,000 IOPS!

Incredible PCIe 3.0 x4 NVMe SSD speed! Way faster boot up of your OS and loading of your main apps! If you want more storage you can always add more SSDs or traditional hard drives.

See how we choose a hard drive and/or solid state drive.

DVD CD drive

24X LG DVD REWRITER GH24NSC0B

DVD Write Speed 24x maximum, CD Write Speed 48x maximum, SATA interface.
Play and record DVDs and CDs with a fast DVD Writer supporting multiple formats!

See how we choose a DVD CD drive.

Case

SilverStone Precision Series PS11-W Black case

ATX/Micro-ATX, Mid-Tower, black, 2 USB 3.0 front ports, 1 120mm fan. For case rear USB, ethernet, audio and display ports please see motherboard section.

Stay cool with a great looking case with plenty of room for future upgrades, or even reuse it in your next build! See how we choose a computer case.

PSU Power supply unit

Seasonic M12 II Bronze EVO Edition 850W ATX12V/EPS12V Power Supply SS-850AM2

High quality PSU! 850 Watts, 12cm quiet fan, 80 Plus Bronze, connectors include 6 x 6+2 pin PCI-E, 10 SATA, 8/4 pin CPU and more.
Power on with a quiet stable PSU with reserve power and spare connectors for future upgrades up to triple AMD Crossfire or NVIDIA SLI video cards!

Plenty of power and connectors in this unit! See how we choose a PSU.

Pre-installed Operating System

Choose an operating system OS that you want pre-installed on your PC from the choices below. To order the OS you want, before you click 'Add to Cart' for your PC select that OS from the drop down menu.

We recommend Linux Mint or Ubuntu, hey it drops the price of the PC for you and they're very cool! If you want any other Linux distro, for example Debian, openSUSE, Mageia or Fedora no problem just let us know we'll install that instead! Choose Windows if you need it for a specific purpose.

See how you save on a new PC with Linux and also how we choose the OS.

Recent updates to OS choices

August 8, 2017. Updated Ubuntu version to Ubuntu 16.04.3 LTS Desktop 64 bit, Long Term Support (LTS) release.

July 5, 2017. Updated Linux Mint version to Linux Mint 18.2 Sonya MATE 64 bit, Long Term Support (LTS) release.

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Operating system choices

Linux Mint 18.2 Sonya MATE 64 bit Edition

Long Term Support (LTS) release, supported for 5 years from release! Installed and installation DVD included! Includes Firefox browser, LibreOffice a full office suite, music and video players, and more free software packages you can imagine! We also install Google Chrome browser for you.

Or

Ubuntu 16.04.3 LTS Desktop 64 bit

Long Term Support (LTS) release, supported for 5 years from release! Installed and installation DVD included! Includes Firefox browser, LibreOffice a full office suite, music and video players, and more free software packages you can imagine! We also install Google Chrome browser for you.

Or

Microsoft Windows 10 Home 64-bit

Installed and installation OEM DVD included. Microsoft's latest operating system.

Due to fast changing technology, supply factors and dropping prices we may substitute a part for another we consider the same or better with no increase in price.

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Keyboard and mouse

Logitech Desktop MK120 Keyboard and Mouse Combo $24

Sleek, comfortable keyboard and high-definition optical mouse, USB connections.

Monitor

ASUS 21.5 inch LED LCD Monitor $139

Wide Screen TFT LCD with LED Backlight, full HD 1920 x 1080 max/native resolution, 5 ms response time, 250 cd/m2 brightness, DVI, HDMI, VGA inputs, black. See how we choose a monitor.

Entertainment monitor

ASUS 23.6 inch LED LCD Monitor $195

Widescreen, full HD 1920 x 1080 resolution, LED backlight, 2ms GTG response time, 250 cd/m2 brightness or higher, HDMI, DVI, VGA inputs, black.

Speakers

Logitech S120 Stereo Speakers $19

Total watts (RMS) 2.2 W, 3.5 mm input, headphone jack, power and volume controls on right speaker. See how we choose computer speakers.

Entertainment speakers

CREATIVE INSPIRE T3300 2.1 Speaker System $59

5.5 Watts RMS per channel (2 channels), 16 Watts RMS subwoofer

CREATIVE INSPIRE T6300 5.1 Surround Speakers $89

7 Watts RMS per channel (5 channels), 22 Watts RMS subwoofer

Wireless adapter external USB

Your CurrentBuild PC has an included wired Internet connector, only get this if you want a wireless connection from a wireless adapter external USB.

TP-LINK AC1300 Wireless Dual Band USB Adapter Archer T4U $52

AC1300 (867 Mbps at 5 GHz or 400 Mbps at 2.4 GHz) wireless speed, 802.11ac Wi-Fi standard, dual band connections, USB 3.0.

Wireless adapter internal PCI Express

Your CurrentBuild PC has an included wired Internet connector, only get this if you want a wireless connection from a wireless adapter internal PCI Express.

TP-LINK AC1750 Wireless Dual Band PCI Express Adapter Archer T8E $99

AC1750 (1300 Mbps at 5 GHz or 450 Mbps at 2.4 GHz) wireless speed, latest 802.11ac Wi-Fi standard, dual band connections, PCI Express.

Laptops, printers, webcams, or any other PC parts

Just contact us we'll make a recommendation for the right part at a low price!


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Recent updates to Dream WS build

April 20, 2017. Upgraded CPU and integrated graphics to Intel Kaby Lake Xeon architecture! Upgraded SSD to M.2 PCIe 3.0 x4 NVMe SSD!

July 26, 2016. Increased SSD storage size, eliminated slower traditional hard drive. Eliminated video card since the CPU's integrated graphics will be more than fine for many workstations, a video card can always be added if needed. Serious price drop of the workstation!

July 10, 2016. Upgraded video card model.

June 2, 2016. Upgraded memory to ECC memory and changed motherboard.

April 27, 2016. Upgraded platform to Xeon Skylake architecture. Added a hard drive in addition to SSD.

November 24, 2015. Upgraded video card to NVIDIA GeForce GTX 950 graphics engine!

November 17, 2015. Big price cut! Wow!

October 23, 2015. Upgraded video card to NVIDIA GeForce GTX 750Ti graphics engine! Both powerful and power efficient.

September 7, 2015. New workstation build!

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Order Info

Want something customized?

If you want to change any part(s) for a specific need, no problem, just contact us before you order, we'll customize it for you and tell you the low cost.

No sales tax outside California

No sales tax charged on shipments outside California.

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Shipping to USA and Canada

We ship all over the contiguous US by UPS ground and charge a reasonable flat shipping fee for each item to cover our shipping, handling and insurance expenses. To see a shipping cost add an item to the shopping cart. If you want shipment any other way, no problem, just let us know.

Other US non-contiguous states and territories please contact us for additional shipping costs since it costs more.

Canadian and other international buyers, as applicable, pay additional shipping, customs and taxes, please contact us.

We usually ship within three business days of your order, we build and test a new PC for you after your order is received, keeping your build current. You will be on your new computer before you know it!

Purchase orders from institutions

Educational institutions, non-profits, charitable organizations, NGOs, this is an ideal product for you. A great product at a great price! Just contact us, we would love to help your cause.

Need help on your order?

If you have any questions before ordering your PC just contact us.

Want to assemble your own PC for fun?

For more information on how to order this unique option we provide, click on PC assembly project. All other PC orders will be shipped fully assembled with the operating system installed.

Free tech support by email, phone or Skype

To help initial setup if you need any. Just contact us.

Warranty and return policy

We want you to be satisfied with your purchase, please see our warranty and return policy.

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