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