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Speed SV

Powerful server or workstation computer

This build with the included parts below is our current technology standard for a powerful server or workstation computer.

The Speed SV is designed to be a powerful server or workstation computer including for 4K video editing that can be customized further. Multi-core multi-threaded CPU, separate powerful video card, tons of memory, feature rich motherboard, fast storage, great looking case, quality PSU and all the connectors you need. Upgradeable and expandable!

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 a high performance workstation computer, and the Speed WS 2 a powerful workstation computer.

Speed SV


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Included parts in your Speed SV!

CPU processor chip

AMD Ryzen 9 5950X Desktop Processor

16 Cores, 32 Threads, Base Clock 3.4 GHz, Max Boost Clock up to 4.9 GHz!
L2 Cache 8MB, L3 Cache 64MB, Unlocked, 7 nm, TDP 105 Watts.
Multi-task at blazing speeds with this monster AMD Ryzen CPU!

See how we choose a CPU.

CPU Cooler

EVGA CLC 360mm All-In-One RGB LED CPU Liquid Cooler

Waterblock offers incredible cooling efficiency, aluminum radiator, 3 fans - FX12 120mm PWM, RGB LED, sleeved tubing. All-in-one cooling solution that is completely self contained, no maintenance needed.
High quality liquid cooler keeps your CPU chill!

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

GPU Video Card

PNY GeForce RTX 3090 Ti 24GB XLR8 Gaming UPRISING EPIC-X RGB Overclocked Triple Fan

GPU: NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3090 Ti. Cuda Cores 10752, Clock Speed 1560 Mhz, Boost 1875 MHz, Interface PCI Express Gen 4.0 x16.
Video Memory: Memory Size 24 GB GDDR6X, Memory Speed 21 Gbps, Memory Interface 384-bit, Memory Bandwidth 1008 GB/sec.
Display Outputs: 3 DisplayPort 1.4a, 1 HDMI 2.1 supports 7680 × 4320 @60Hz (Digital). Up to 4 displays.
Fans: 3 Fans!
Game on, 4k video editing or GPGPU CUDA programming with this very high performance video card!

This is a very powerful video card and all you need but you can upgrade to multi video cards! See how we choose a video card.


128 GB (4 x 32 GB) Crucial 32GB DDR4-3200 UDIMM

4 x 32 GB memory sticks for 128 GB total, DDR4-3200, PC4-25600, Class 22-22-22, Unbuffered, NON-ECC, 1.2V, runs in dual-channel.
Run big files with large memory with high clock speeds and low latencies!

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

2 TB PNY CS3040 M.2 NVMe SSD

Capacity 2 TB, max. sequential read speed 5,600 MB/s, max. sequential write speed 4,300 MB/s, M.2 form factor, PCIe Gen 4.0 x4 interface!

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 Meshify 2 RBG Black Tempered Glass Light Tint

E-ATX (max 285 mm)/ ATX / mATX / Mini-ITX Mid-Tower, black (if you want the case in white just contact us), right side panel steel, left side panel tempered glass. 4 included fans - Front fans (3x Aspect 14 RGB PWM included), Rear fan (1x Aspect 14 RGB PWM included), 9 total fan positions. Dust filters at top, front and bottom. Support for radiators - 360/280 mm front, 360/280 mm top, 240 mm bottom, 120 mm rear. 3.5"/2.5" Universal drive mounts 6 included, 14 positions total + 3 Multibrackets, dedicated 2.5" drive mounts 2 included, 4 positions total. Front interface 1x USB 3.1 Gen 2 Type-C, 2x USB 3.0, Audio I/O, Power button, RGB control button. 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 PRIME PX-1300

1320 Watts, 135 mm fan, 80PLUS Platinum, Webbed cables (MB, CPU, PCIe), flat black fully modular cables, connectors include 2 x 8/4 pins CPU, 8 x 8/6 pins PCIe, 12 SATA and more.
Power on with a quiet stable high quality PSU with reserve power and spare connectors for future upgrades including multi-video cards and 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!

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

Recent updates to OS choices:

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

May 10, 2022. Updated Ubuntu version to Ubuntu Desktop 22.04 LTS 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 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 $24

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 SV build

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!

June 23, 2022. All new build!

March 7, 2017. Updated video card to NVIDIA 1000 series GPU. Upgraded SSD model.

October 17, 2016. Updated video card.

August 1, 2016. Upgraded CPU to Intel Broadwell-EP architecture. Upgraded memory to DDR4-2400 speed. Upgraded SSD storage capacity, eliminated slower traditional hard drive. Lower price!

July 10, 2016. Upgraded video card model.

June 2, 2016. Upgraded memory to ECC Registered memory.

April 27, 2016. 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.

October 13, 2015. Upgraded SSD to enterprise class SSD, more suitable for server read-intensive workloads.

September 12, 2015. Increased capacity of SSD to 250 GB and changed to a SATA SSD from a PCI Express SSD which are still hard to come by and expensive. However used a 2.5 inch form factor SATA SSD thereby keeping the motherboard M.2 slot open for future expansion to a M.2 PCI Express NVMe SSD.

September 7, 2015. Renamed this build to Dream SV from Dream WS, since it's very server capable as well as a workstation. Introduced a separate new workstation build called Speed WS.

August 18, 2015. New server or workstation build!

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

Secured by PayPal

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 freedom from big tech articles!

Microsoft’s greed is killing Windows 11 for me - TechRadar, April 21st, 2022:
It's pretty obvious now. Kamil

March 21st, 2022: Windows 11 will add a watermark if you use unsupported hardware - engadget
More control, less freedom, same old story. Kamil

Feb 24, 2022: Bill Gates: ‘If every country does what Australia did,’ the world could prevent the next pandemic - CNBC
I don't see him as a champion of human rights and freedom, do you, lol. Kamil

Dec 2, 2021: Microsoft’s new Windows prompts try to stop people downloading Chrome - The Verge
“Microsoft has also been making it harder to switch default browsers in Windows 11 and forcing people into using Edge through Windows updates. These latest prompts also follow widespread criticism of Microsoft building a “buy now, pay later” tool directly into Edge that prompts users to use a short-term financing service.” - from the last para in that article.

Oct 8, 2021: Amazon Delivery Partners Rage Against the Machines: ‘We Were Treated Like Robots’ - Yahoo Finance
“They say work hard and make history, but Amazon is a culture of fear and anxiety.” - From the last line in that article.

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

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
Don't these people at Microsoft behind this latest move know how to behave, it appears they never grow out of that mindset of cheap anti-competitive tricks, motivated by greed I guess or something else who knows, instead of just trying to do great stuff. Here try this instead Microsoft, create your browser, don't integrate it with Windows, make it available for download, market it like any other product, if it's any good people will use it, if not they won't. Don't force people to use it because you think you can get away with it. Weren't they told something similar by antitrust regulators sometime back, that article references that case, did they forget? - Kamil

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
This is not good - Kamil

PC users are furious about the new Windows 11 design - Creative Bloq
Windows has been wanting to be Apple forever, constantly copying them, try and be original for a change, don't be afraid you're a big boy now, or maybe not lol - Kamil

Epic v. Apple fight: Billions at stake as judge determines fate of App Store - Yahoo!
Controlling and receiving a big cut of all apps on an iPhone by Apple is a joke, let's hope for a tech freedom verdict - Kamil

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
Hint: 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

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