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Speed WS

High performance workstation computer

This build with the included parts below is our current technology standard for a high performance workstation computer.

The Speed WS is designed to be a high performance workstation computer for heavy workloads that can also be built up as a server. Multi-core CPU, large memory, feature rich motherboard, fast storage, great looking case with plenty of room for more components, quality PSU and all the connectors you need. Upgradeable and expandable as your needs grow, a great investment for now and the future!

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, unless you ask for a PC assembly project for a fun learning experience.

Also check out these other CurrentBuild workstation models, the Speed WS 2 a powerful workstation computer, and the Speed SV a powerful server or workstation computer.

Speed WS


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Included parts in your Speed WS!

CPU processor chip

AMD Ryzen 7 5700G from the AMD Ryzen 5000 Series and 7nm Zen 3 Architecture

CPU cores 8, CPU Threads 16, GPU Cores 8, Base Clock 3.8GHz, Max Boost Clock up to 4.6GHz, L2 Cache 4MB, L3 Cache 16MB, Unlocked, 65 Watts, 7nm Zen 3 architecture!

You don't need to but you can anytime upgrade your CPU all the way up to an AMD Ryzen 9 5950X Processor! See how we choose a CPU.

CPU Cooler

Wraith Stealth

AMD includes this CPU cooler with the above CPU which drives down the cost of the computer.
High quality air cooler keeps your CPU chill!

You don't need to but you can anytime upgrade your CPU Cooler to liquid cooling!


Radeon Graphics

Graphics Model - Radeon Graphics, Graphics Frequency 2000 MHz, Graphics Core Count 8. The CPU above includes this excellent integrated graphics engine, saving you the cost of a separate video card! More than fine for everyday graphics workloads and even casual gaming!

This is a very good integrated graphics solution that saves money but if your workloads need more GPU power in the future you can upgrade anytime by adding a separate powerful video card! See how we choose a video card.


32 GB (2 x 16 GB) Crucial DDR4-3200 16 GB UDIMMs, CL22, 1.2V, Non-ECC, Unbuffered DIMMs.

Two 16 GB memory sticks for 32 GB total. Runs in dual channel mode.
Run big files with large memory with high clock speeds and low latencies!

Plenty of memory but you can increase memory anytime you might need up to 128 GB! See how we choose memory.



Size & Chipset: ATX size motherboard with AMD X570 Chipset.
CPU support: AMD Socket AM4, supports AMD Ryzen 5000 Series/ Ryzen 5000 G-Series/ AMD Ryzen 4000 G-Series/ AMD Ryzen 3000 Series/ AMD Ryzen 3000 G-Series/ AMD Ryzen 2000 Series/ AMD Ryzen 2000 G-Series Processors.
Memory support: 4 DDR4 memory slots up to 128 GB maximum, memory speeds up to DDR4 5400 MHz OC/ 2933 MHz, UDIMMs, non-ECC, un-buffered, dual channel architecture.
Expansion slots: 1 PCIe x16 slot PCIe Gen 4.0/3.0 x16 mode, 1 PCIe x16 slot PCIe Gen 4.0/3.0 x4 mode, 1 PCIe x16 slot PCIe Gen 4.0/3.0 x2 mode.
Display Ports: 1 HDMI port version 2.1 supporting a max. resolution of 4096 x 2160 @ 60Hz.
Storage support: 3 M.2 sockets support up to 3 PCIe 4.0 x4 M.2 SSDs, 6 SATA 6Gb/s ports. Raid 0,1 and 10 support.
USB support: 3 USB 3.2 Gen 2 ports (3 at case rear), 1 USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-C port (1 at case front), 1 USB 3.2 Gen 2x2 Type-C port (1 at case rear), 6 USB 3.2 Gen 1 ports (2 at case front, 4 at case rear, 2 more optionally available by headers), 4 USB 2.0 ports (4 at case rear, 4 more optionally available by headers).
Audio support: Supports 7.1 channel HD audio by Realtek ALC1220-VB codec, 6 audio jacks including 1 Optical S/PDIF out at case rear, see case section for front audio ports.
Internet/LAN support: 1 Realtek 2.5GbE LAN chip (2.5 Gbps/1 Gbps/100 Mbps) with RJ45 jack port at case rear.
WiFi and Bluetooth support: AMD Wi-Fi 6E RZ608 (MT7921K), WIFI a, b, g, n, ac, ax, supporting 2.4/5/6 GHz carrier frequency bands. Support for 11ax 80MHz wireless standard and up to 1.2 Gbps data rate. BLUETOOTH 5.2
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 980 PRO PCIe 4.0 NVMe SSD 500GB

Capacity 500 GB, PCIe Gen 4.0 x4, M.2 NVMe 1.3c SSD, Sequential reads up to 6,900 MB/s, Sequential writes up to 5,000 MB/s!

Incredible PCIe 4.0 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.


Fractal Design Focus 2 RGB Black Tempered Glass Clear Tint

If you want the case in white just contact us.
Size: ATX/Micro-ATX/mini-ITX, Mid-Tower, tempered glass window left panel, steel right panel. Dust filters Top (plastic mesh), PSU (nylon), Front (steel mesh).
Fans: 2 front fans Aspect 14 RGB included, total fan positions 6 x 120 mm or 4 x 140 mm.
Radiator Support: Front radiator up to 360 mm, top up to 240 mm (max 46 mm RAM height), rear up to 120 mm.
Drives Support: Dedicated 2.5" drive mounts 2 included, 6 total, Dedicated 3.5" drive mounts 2 included.
Front Ports: Front ports 2x USB 3.0, Audio, RGB controller. For case rear USB, ethernet and audio 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 Focus GX-750

750 Watts, 120 mm fan, 80Plus Gold, flat black fully modular cables, connectors include 2 x 8/4 pins CPU, 4 x 8/6 pins PCIe, 10 SATA and more.
Power on with a quiet stable high quality PSU with reserve power and spare connectors for future upgrades including more powerful or multi-video cards, bigger CPUs, more storage!

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

Pre-installed Operating System Choices

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 Manjaro, Debian, Rocky Linux or Fedora no problem just let us know we'll install that instead! Here's a website distrowatch.com that lists by popularity the many Linux versions or distros.

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

Recent updates to OS choices:

October 23, 2022. Updated Ubuntu version to Ubuntu Desktop 22.04.1 LTS 64 bit, Long Term Support (LTS) release.

August 1, 2022. Updated Linux Mint version to Linux Mint 21 "Vanessa" MATE 64 bit, Long Term Support (LTS) release.

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OS Operating System

Linux Mint 21 "Vanessa" MATE 64 bit Edition

Long Term Support (LTS) release, supported till 2027! 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!


Ubuntu Desktop 22.04.1 LTS 64 bit

Long Term Support (LTS) release, supported till April 2027! 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!


Microsoft Windows 11 Home 64-bit

Installed and installation OEM DVD included. For when you're forced to have Windows for some reason lol. We don't recommend it, it's a hassle to install, and Microsoft forces you to open a Microsoft account to install it, which they then need to verify from a cell phone or email address and they even require your birth date as of our last install on writing this! If you choose this option be prepared to provide us all that info otherwise we can't install it. Do you really want that lol. That's just one reason why we don't recommend Windows. We recommend Linux.


Dual Boot Linux and Windows

It'll be the computer cost with Windows plus the cost of a second solid state drive plus $39 for the dual OS installation service. Most of you will be fine with just Linux in our view! If you need this option just contact us.

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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Recommended add-on products

Keyboard and mouse

Logitech Desktop MK120 Keyboard and Mouse Combo $29

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


ASUS 21.5 inch LED LCD Monitor $179

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 24 inch LED LCD Monitor $225

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


Creative Speakers Pebble V2 $49

USB Powered Desktop Speakers with USB-C Connectivity. Total System Power - up to 8W RMS, Peak Power - up to 16W. See how we choose computer speakers.

Entertainment speakers

Creative Labs Pebble Plus 2.1 Speakers $69

2.1 USB Desktop Speakers with Subwoofer. Harmonic rhythms, thumping bass. Total System Power - up to 8W RMS, Peak Power - up to 16W.

WiFi adapter external USB

All builds include a wired Internet connector, and some builds also include WiFi or support for a WiFi module. Only get this if your build doesn't already have WiFi and you want WiFi in addition to the wired connector from an external USB WiFi adapter.

Edimax AC600 Wireless Dual-Band Mini USB Adapter EW-7811UTC $27

AC600 (Up to 433 Mbps at 5 GHz or 144 Mbps at 2.4 GHz) wireless speed, 802.11ac Wi-Fi standard, dual band connections, USB 3.0. Linux driver installation instructions. We install it if you order it at the same time as a PC.


Edimax AC1200 Wireless Dual-Band USB Adapter EW-7822UAC $49

AC1200 (Up to 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. Linux driver installation instructions. We install it if you order it at the same time as a PC.

WiFi adapter internal PCI Express

All builds include a wired Internet connector, and some builds also include WiFi or support for a WiFi module. Only get this if your build doesn't already have WiFi and you want WiFi in addition to the wired connector from an internal PCI Express WiFi adapter.

ASUS PCE-AX58BT AX3000 Dual Band WiFi 6 (802.11ax) Bluetooth 5.0 PCI-E Adapter $99

WiFi 6 Speed up to 2402 Mbps (5 GHz) + 574 Mbps (2.4 GHz), Intel WiFi 6 chipset, WiFi 6 (802.11ax), WiFi 802.11ac/n/g/b/a, supporting 160MHz, Bluetooth 5.0, WPA3 network security, 2 external antennas, 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 Speed WS build

November 5, 2022. Updated SSD, case and PSU!

August 18, 2022. Changed workstation models line brand name to Speed. That's fitting!

July 21, 2022. Upgraded motherboard, faster AX WiFi, better and more features!

May 21, 2022. Updated case size.

May 19, 2022. Updated PSU model.

August 21, 2021. All new build! Updated CPU, CPU Cooler, GPU, Memory, Motherboard, SSD, PSU and case! Enjoy!

August 6, 2020. All new build. Enjoy!

April 8, 2020. All new build! Enjoy!

May 10, 2019. Brand new workstation build! Enjoy this performance workstation that'll just crunch through your workloads at blazing speeds!

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.

Pay with a credit card or PayPal

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We use PayPal to process payments but it's not required to have a PayPal account, you can pay with any major credit card.

Shipping to USA and Worldwide

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.

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 or phone

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.

Linux interest and tech freedom articles!

Microsoft: 'Software is ultimately the biggest deflationary force' for businesses - Yahoo Finance, October 17, 2022:
Open source free software like Linux yes is deflationary, Microsoft not really. Kamil

Microsoft’s greed is killing Windows 11 for me - TechRadar, April 21st, 2022:

March 21st, 2022: Windows 11 will add a watermark if you use unsupported hardware - engadget

Dec 2, 2021: Microsoft’s new Windows prompts try to stop people downloading Chrome - The Verge

Oct 8, 2021: Amazon Delivery Partners Rage Against the Machines: ‘We Were Treated Like Robots’ - Yahoo Finance

Sep 10, 2021: Epic v. Apple ruling: Judge finds Apple's App Store restrictions violate antitrust law - Yahoo Finance

Aug 28, 2021: Why You Suddenly Need To Delete Google Chrome - Forbes

FTC says Facebook has been a monopoly ‘since at least 2011’ in amended antitrust complaint - The Verge

Windows 11 Is Making It Absurdly Difficult to Change Browsers - GIZMODO

What the Linux Mint developers have pulled off is nothing short of astounding - TechRepublic

Fired by Bot at Amazon: ‘It’s You Against the Machine’ - Bloomberg News

PC users are furious about the new Windows 11 design - Creative Bloq

Epic v. Apple fight: Billions at stake as judge determines fate of App Store - Yahoo!

Google reportedly made it difficult for smartphone users to find privacy settings - The Verge

I looked at all the ways Microsoft Teams tracks users and my head is spinning - ZDNet

Microsoft just force restarted my Windows PC again to install more unwanted apps - The Verge

Disastrous Windows 10 update is reportedly breaking some PCs - TechRadar

With Edge, Microsoft’s forced Windows updates just sank to a new low - The Verge

A million students and counting have learned Linux - ZDNet

Linux Mint 20: Still the best Linux desktop despite one quirk - ZDNet

What Operating System Is the Best Choice for Software Engineers? - Interesting Engineering
From the article "GNU/Linux is, hands down, the most highly acclaimed operating system for software engineering."

Microsoft: we were wrong about open source - The Verge

How to choose PC parts

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