Workstation definition

A workstation is a computer which uses the same PC operating systems as most other computers but selects premium components to enable a higher level of robustness and performance.

A workstation-class PC may have some of the following features:

  • Support for ECC memory
  • Larger number of memory sockets which use registered (buffered) modules
  • Multiple processor sockets, powerful CPUs
  • Multiple displays
  • Run reliable operating system with advanced features
  • Reliable high-performance graphics card