Stratosphere Express

Affordable performance workstations for up to 8 monitors

New September 2016 models feature 256GB fast NVMe SSD and 16GB RAM standard, plus new sound-dampened quiet case

  • Our most affordable performance workstation supporting 2 to 8 monitors
  • Quad-core Intel Core i5-6500 processor; optional Core i7-6700K
  • New! 256GB fast Intel PCI Express NVMe solid-state drive (SSD), upgradable to 512GB or 1TB – up to 3X faster than SATA SSDs for reads
  • New! 16GB fast DDR4 memory, upgradable to 64GB
  • Fast NVIDIA GeForce GTX 950 graphics (selected models)
  • Genuine ASUS motherboard, rated #1 for reliability
  • New! Free LIFETIME expert support with remote login / diagnostics
All systems are built to order with
your choice of Windows 10 or Windows 7
Starting Price: $1,249.00 USD
 
  • All-new Intel "Skylake" Core i5 / Core i7 CPUs
    Upgrade to new Core i7-6700K, 4.0 - 4.2 GHz
  • New! Fast Intel 600p NVMe solid state drive (SSD)
    Up to 3X faster reads than SATA SSDs · 256GB - 1TB capacity
  • Get 5X the performance of Intel graphics!
    Choose Stratosphere Express Z3, X4, X6, Z6 or X8 models
  • Quiet case with door
    Sound-dampened side panels enable nearly silent operation
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Stratosphere Express X2

  

Stratosphere Express X3

  

Stratosphere Express Z3

  
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Base price$1,249.00 USD$1,349.00 USD$1,499.00 USD
HighlightsAll new! Affordable business / trading computer for two monitors: Latest Intel Core i5 / i7 processors  ·  Fast & reliable Intel NVMe solid-state drive (SSD)All new! Affordable business / trading computer for three monitors: Latest Intel Core i5 / i7 processors  ·  Fast & reliable Intel NVMe solid-state drive (SSD)All new! Affordable business / trading computer for three DisplayPort monitors: Latest Intel Core i5 / i7 processors  ·  Fast & reliable Intel NVMe solid-state drive (SSD)
Operating systemsWindows 10 (standard), Windows 7
Standard CPUIntel Core i5-6500
3.2 - 3.6 GHz quad‑core CPU: 4 cores · 4 threads
Upgrade CPU seriesIntel Core i7-6700K
4.0 - 4.2 GHz quad‑core CPU: 4 cores · 8 threads
Chipset · PCI Express bandwidthIntel B150Intel H170Intel B150
CPU cores: standard / max4 / 4
Direct monitor connectionsUp to 2 DVI / HDMI monitorsUp to 3 DVI / HDMI monitorsUp to 3 DisplayPort monitors
DisplayPort 1.2 daisy chain2 x DisplayPort MST monitors3 x DisplayPort MST monitors4 x DisplayPort MST monitors
4K UHD monitor support1 x 4K UHD monitor (DisplayPort)3 x 4K UHD monitors (DisplayPort) + 1 HDMI 2.0
Primary graphics processorIntel HD Graphics 530NVIDIA GeForce GTX 950
Graphics featuresIntel business graphics · silent cooling: passive designHigh-performance GeForce GTX 950 graphics  · Supports 3 DisplayPort + HDMI 2.0 + DVI (4 active displays) · ultra-quiet fan
Digital display ports
  • 2 x DVI-D (single-link)
    1920 x 1200 max resolution
    3 x DVI (single-link)
    1920 x 1200 max resolution
  • 1 x DisplayPort 1.2
    3840 x 2160 max resolution / screen
  • 1 x HDMI 1.4
    2560 x 1600 max resolution / screen
  • 3 x DisplayPort 1.2
    3840 x 2160 max resolution / screen
  • 1 x HDMI 2.0
    3840 x 2160 max resolution / screen
  • Additional DVI / HDMI adapters optional
Business graphics performance34.1 GB/sec (all screens)105.8 GB/sec (all screens)
3D motion graphics performance5.6 billion/sec fill rate55.3 billion/sec fill rate
Graphics hardware accelerationDirectX 12 / OpenGL 4.4DirectX 12.1 / OpenGL 4.5
Secondary graphics processorN/A
Standard / maximum memory16 GB / 64 GB
System drive (upgradable)256GB Intel SSD 600p NVMe (fast PCI Express 3.0 x4 interface, upgradable capacity)
Secondary storage driveOptional
Optional hard drive configurationSolid State Drives (SSDs); hard drives up to 2TB capacity
Bootable backup hard driveOptional
Primary optical drive24X DVD±RW burner
Secondary optical driveOptional DVD±RW, Blu-ray combo/burner
Connectivity highlights9 USB, 1 Gigabit LAN10 USB, 1 Gigabit LAN9 USB, 1 Gigabit LAN
Keyboard / mouseNo keyboard/mouse
Power consumption (DC)129 - 173W (typical) / 255W (peak)195 - 239W (typical) / 354W (peak)
Power supply430W, < dBA ultra-quiet, 80+ efficiency450W, < dBA ultra-quiet, 80+ efficiency
Power protectionSurge suppressor
System chassisHighly expandable mid-tower case; ultra-quiet cooling
Dimensions19.1" (H) x 8.7" (W) x 20.6"(D)
Warranty2 year parts/labor warranty; optional extension to 3 years; next-business day Intel CPU delivery (USA)
Products 4 - 6

Stratosphere Express X4

  

Stratosphere Express Z4

  

Stratosphere Express X6

  
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Base price$1,499.00 USD$1,599.00 USD
HighlightsAll new! Affordable business / trading computer for four monitors: Latest Intel Core i5 / i7 processors  ·  Fast & reliable Intel NVMe solid-state drive (SSD)All new! Affordable business / trading computer for four DisplayPort monitors: Latest Intel Core i5 / i7 processors  ·  Fast & reliable Intel NVMe solid-state drive (SSD)All new! Affordable business / trading computer for six monitors: Latest Intel Core i5 / i7 processors  ·  Fast & reliable Intel NVMe solid-state drive (SSD)
Operating systemsWindows 10 (standard), Windows 7
Standard CPUIntel Core i5-6500
3.2 - 3.6 GHz quad‑core CPU: 4 cores · 4 threads
Upgrade CPU seriesIntel Core i7-6700K
4.0 - 4.2 GHz quad‑core CPU: 4 cores · 8 threads
Chipset · PCI Express bandwidthIntel B150Intel H170
CPU cores: standard / max4 / 4
Direct monitor connectionsUp to 4 DVI / HDMI monitorsUp to 4 DisplayPort monitorsUp to 6 DVI / HDMI monitors
DisplayPort 1.2 daisy chain3 x DisplayPort MST monitors6 x DisplayPort MST monitors (2 chains)3 x DisplayPort MST monitors
4K UHD monitor support1 x 4K UHD monitors (DisplayPort) + 1 HDMI 2.03 x 4K UHD monitors (DisplayPort)1 x 4K UHD monitor (DisplayPort)
Primary graphics processorNVIDIA GeForce GTX 950 75WAMD FirePro W4100NVIDIA GeForce GTX 950 75W
Graphics featuresHigh-performance GeForce GTX 950 graphics  · Supports 4 DVI or HDMI displays · ultra-quiet fanAMD FirePro professional workstation graphics · certified for pro applications · Mini DisplayPort 1.2a outputs · all-new GPU + fast GDDR5 memory · ultra-quiet fanultra-quiet fan
Digital display ports
  • 4 x DVI, 2 with dual-link support
    (2) screens: 2560 x 1600 maximum
    (2) screens: 1920 x 1200 maximum
  • 1 x DisplayPort 1.2
    3840 x 2160 max resolution / screen
  • 4 x Mini DisplayPort 1.2
    3840 x 2160 max resolution / screen
  • 6 x DVI, 2 with dual-link support
    (2) screens: 2560 x 1600 maximum
    (4) screens: 1920 x 1200 maximum
  • 1 x DisplayPort 1.2
    3840 x 2160 max resolution / screen
Business graphics performance105.8 GB/sec (all screens)72 GB/sec (all screens)105.8 GB/sec (primary screen)
3D motion graphics performance49.2 billion/sec fill rate20.2 billion/sec fill rate49.2 billion/sec fill rate
Graphics hardware accelerationDirectX 12.1 / OpenGL 4.5DirectX 11.2 / OpenGL 4.4DirectX 12.1 / OpenGL 4.5
Secondary graphics processorN/AIntel HD Graphics 530
Standard / maximum memory16 GB / 64 GB
System drive (upgradable)256GB Intel SSD 600p NVMe (fast PCI Express 3.0 x4 interface, upgradable capacity)
Secondary storage driveOptional
Optional hard drive configurationSolid State Drives (SSDs); hard drives up to 2TB capacity
Bootable backup hard driveOptional
Primary optical drive24X DVD±RW burner
Secondary optical driveOptional DVD±RW, Blu-ray combo/burner
Connectivity highlights9 USB, 1 Gigabit LAN10 USB, 1 Gigabit LAN
Keyboard / mouseNo keyboard/mouse
Power consumption (DC)174 - 218W (typical) / 322W (peak)159 - 203W (typical) / 300W (peak)174 - 218W (typical) / 322W (peak)
Power supply450W, < dBA ultra-quiet, 80+ efficiency
Power protectionSurge suppressor
System chassisHighly expandable mid-tower case; ultra-quiet cooling
Dimensions19.1" (H) x 8.7" (W) x 20.6"(D)
Warranty2 year parts/labor warranty; optional extension to 3 years; next-business day Intel CPU delivery (USA)
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Stratosphere Express Z6

  

Stratosphere Express X8

  

Stratosphere Express Z8

  
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Base price$1,799.00 USD
HighlightsAll new! Affordable business / trading computer for eight DisplayPort monitors: Latest Intel Core i5 / i7 processors  ·  Fast & reliable Intel NVMe solid-state drive (SSD)All new! Affordable and fast business / trading computer for eight monitors: Latest Intel Core i5 / i7 processors  ·  Fast & reliable Intel NVMe solid-state drive (SSD)All new! Affordable business / trading computer for eight DisplayPort monitors: Latest Intel Core i5 / i7 processors  ·  Fast & reliable Intel NVMe solid-state drive (SSD)
Operating systemsWindows 10 (standard), Windows 7
Standard CPUIntel Core i5-6500
3.2 - 3.6 GHz quad‑core CPU: 4 cores · 4 threads
Upgrade CPU seriesIntel Core i7-6700K
4.0 - 4.2 GHz quad‑core CPU: 4 cores · 8 threads
Chipset · PCI Express bandwidthIntel H170
CPU cores: standard / max4 / 4
Direct monitor connectionsUp to 6 DisplayPort monitorsUp to 8 DVI / HDMI monitorsUp to 8 DisplayPort monitors
DisplayPort 1.2 daisy chain8 x DisplayPort MST monitors6 x DisplayPort MST monitors12 x DisplayPort MST monitors (4 chains)
4K UHD monitor support6 x 4K UHD monitors (DisplayPort) + 2 HDMI 2.02 x 4K UHD monitors (DisplayPort) + 2 HDMI 2.06 x 4K UHD monitor (DisplayPort)
Primary graphics processorNVIDIA GeForce GTX 950NVIDIA GeForce GTX 950 75WAMD FirePro W4100
Graphics featuresHigh-performance dual GeForce GTX 950 graphics  · Supports 6 DisplayPort + 2 HDMI 2.0 + 2 DVI (8 active displays) · ultra-quiet fanHigh-performance dual GeForce GTX 950 graphics  · Supports 8 DVI or HDMI displays · ultra-quiet fanAMD FirePro professional workstation graphics · certified for pro applications · Mini DisplayPort 1.2a outputs · all-new GPU + fast GDDR5 memory · ultra-quiet fan
Digital display ports
  • 6 x DisplayPort 1.2
    3840 x 2160 max resolution / screen
  • 2 x HDMI 2.0
    3840 x 2160 max resolution / screen
  • Additional DVI / HDMI adapters optional
  • 8 x DVI, 2 with dual-link support
    (2) screens: 2560 x 1600 maximum
    (6) screens: 1920 x 1200 maximum
  • 2 x DisplayPort 1.2
    3840 x 2160 max resolution / screen
  • 8 x Mini DisplayPort 1.2
    3840 x 2160 max resolution / screen
Business graphics performance105.8 GB/sec (all screens)72 GB/sec (all screens)
3D motion graphics performance55.3 billion/sec fill rate49.2 billion/sec fill rate20.2 billion/sec fill rate
Graphics hardware accelerationDirectX 12.1 / OpenGL 4.5DirectX 11.2 / OpenGL 4.4
Secondary graphics processorNVIDIA GeForce GTX 950NVIDIA GeForce GTX 950 75WAMD FirePro W4100
Standard / maximum memory16 GB / 64 GB
System drive (upgradable)256GB Intel SSD 600p NVMe (fast PCI Express 3.0 x4 interface, upgradable capacity)
Secondary storage driveOptional
Optional hard drive configurationSolid State Drives (SSDs); hard drives up to 2TB capacity
Bootable backup hard driveOptional
Primary optical drive24X DVD±RW burner
Secondary optical driveOptional DVD±RW, Blu-ray combo/burner
Connectivity highlights10 USB, 1 Gigabit LAN
Keyboard / mouseNo keyboard/mouse
Power consumption (DC)261 - 305W (typical) / 453W (peak)219 - 263W (typical) / 390W (peak)189 - 233W (typical) / 345W (peak)
Power supply600W, < dBA ultra-quiet, 80+ efficiency
Power protectionSurge suppressor
System chassisHighly expandable mid-tower case; ultra-quiet cooling
Dimensions19.1" (H) x 8.7" (W) x 20.6"(D)
Warranty2 year parts/labor warranty; optional extension to 3 years; next-business day Intel CPU delivery (USA)