Stratosphere Pro

Top-selling performance workstations for up to 12 monitors

New 2017 models feature 7th Gen Intel Core processors, ultra-fast Intel / Samsung NVMe SSDs · fast GeForce and Quadro graphics

  • High-performance systems supporting 2 to 12 active monitors
  • New! Faster Intel Core i5 / i7 CPU options ("Kaby Lake" generation)
  • Scalable CPU performance from Intel Core i5 (4-core) to Core i7 (4/6-core)
  • Intel NVMe SSD – up to 3X faster than standard SATA SSDs for reads
  • New! Optional Samsung NVMe SSD – 7X faster read / 4X faster write speed
  • Genuine ASUS premium motherboard: #1 motherboard brand for reliability
  • Windows 10 Pro (standard), Windows 7, Ubuntu, VMWare, VirtualBox
  • Ultra-silent standard case + ultra-quiet CPU cooler
  • 3-year warranty (5-year USA option) + LIFETIME expert support
Starting Price: $1,699.00 USD
Technical highlights:
  • New! ASUS TUF Z270 motherboard with 6 PCIe slots + 2 M.2 sockets
  • Optional X99 motherboard for 6-core Core i7 processors
 
  • Stratosphere Pro
  • New! 7th Generation Intel Core i5 / i7 CPUs
    Intel "Kaby Lake" 4-core processors · 6-core optional
  • Standard: fast Intel 600p NVMe solid state drive (SSD)
    Up to 3X faster reads than SATA SSDs · 256GB - 1TB capacity
  • New option! Industry-fastest Samsung NVMe SSD
    Samsung 960 EVO: up to 3500 MB/s read, 2100 MB/s write, 440K IOPS
  • Choice of Windows 10 Pro (standard) or Windows 7
  • Deluxe ultra-silent case
    Noise-dampened side panels, inaudible cooling
  • Top-front ports
    4 convenient USB ports + audio ports
  • Sound-dampened front door
    3-way case fan control to optimize cooling/acoustics
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Stratosphere Pro X2

  

Stratosphere Pro Z3

  

Stratosphere Pro X4

  
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Base price$1,699.00 USD$1,899.00 USD$1,949.00 USD
HighlightsAll new! High-performance pro workstation for 2 monitors: New Intel Core i5 / i7 quad-core processor with 6-core options Intel HD GraphicsAll new! High-performance pro workstation for three DisplayPort monitors: New Intel Core i5 / i7 quad-core processor with 6-core options Fast NVIDIA GeForce GTX 950 graphics · bonus output for quad monitor supportAll new! High-performance pro workstation for 2 - 4 monitors: New Intel Core i5 / i7 quad-core processor with 6-core options Fast NVIDIA GeForce GTX 950 2GB graphics
Operating systemsWindows 10 Pro (standard), Windows 7 Professional, Ubuntu 16, multiple OS (VMWare or VirtualBox)
Standard CPUIntel Core i5-7500 · 3.4 - 3.8 GHz quad-core CPU: 4 cores · 4 threads
Upgrade CPU seriesIntel Core i7-7700 · 3.6 - 4.2 GHz quad-core CPU: 4 cores · 8 threads
Intel Core i7-7700K · 4.2 - 4.5 GHz quad-core CPU: 4 cores · 8 threads
Intel Core i7-5820K · 3.3 - 3.6 GHz six‑core CPU: 6 cores · 12 threads
Intel Core i7-6850K · 3.6 - 3.8 GHz six‑core CPU: 6 cores · 12 threads
Chipset · PCI Express bandwidthIntel Z270 · 24 PCI Express 3.0 lanes
CPU cores: standard / max4 / 12
Direct monitor connectionsUp to 2 DVI / HDMI monitorsUp to 3 DisplayPort monitorsUp to 4 DVI / HDMI monitors
DisplayPort 1.2 daisy chainN/A4 x DisplayPort MST monitors3 x DisplayPort MST monitors
4K UHD monitor supportN/A3 x 4K UHD monitors (DisplayPort) + 1 HDMI 2.01 x 4K UHD monitors (DisplayPort) + 3 HDMI 2.0
Primary graphics processorIntel HD Graphics 630NVIDIA GeForce GTX 950NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050
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 fanHigh-performance GeForce GTX 1050 graphics  · Supports 4 DVI or HDMI displays · ultra-quiet fan
Digital display ports
  • 2 x DVI-D (single-link)
    1920 x 1200 max resolution
  • 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
  • 4 x DVI, 1 with dual-link support
    (1) screen: 2560 x 1600 maximum
    (3) screens: 1920 x 1200 maximum
  • 1 x DisplayPort
    3840 x 2160 max resolution / screen
Business graphics performance34.1 GB/sec (all screens)105.8 GB/sec (all screens)112.1 GB/sec (all screens)
3D motion graphics performanceNR49.2 billion/sec fill rate54.2 billion/sec fill rate
Graphics hardware accelerationDirectX 12 / OpenGL 4.4DirectX 12.1 / OpenGL 4.5DirectX 12 / OpenGL 4.5
Secondary graphics processorN/A
Standard / maximum memory16 GB / 64 GB
System drive (upgradable)256GB Intel ultra-fast NVMe SSD: 1570 MB/s read, 540 MB/s write, 112K IOPS, optional Samsung 960 EVO
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 highlights12 USB, 1 Gigabit LAN
Keyboard / mouseNo keyboard/mouse
Power consumption (DC)172 - 190W (typical) / 325W (peak)238 - 256W (typical) / 424W (peak)217 - 235W (typical) / 392W (peak)
Power supplyEVGA SuperNOVA 650 G2, 650W, 0 dBA silent (zero RPM fan in normal operation), 80 PLUS Gold efficiency
Power protectionSurge suppressor
System chassisUltra-quiet mid-tower case; premium sound-dampened side panels and door; ultra-quiet cooling
Dimensions18.3" (H) x 9.1" (W) x 20.6"(D)
Warranty3-year parts/labor warranty; optional extension to 5 years (USA)
Products 4 - 6

Stratosphere Pro Z4

  

Stratosphere Pro Z6

  

Stratosphere Pro X8

  
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Base price$1,949.00 USD$2,099.00 USD$2,189.00 USD
HighlightsAll new! High-performance pro workstation for four DisplayPort monitors: New Intel Core i5 / i7 quad-core processor with 6-core options AMD FirePro W4100 pro graphicsAll new! High-performance pro workstation for six DisplayPort monitors: New Intel Core i5 / i7 quad-core processor with 6-core options Fast NVIDIA GeForce GTX 950 2GB graphicsAll new! High-performance pro workstation for 8 monitors: New Intel Core i5 / i7 quad-core processor with 6-core options Fast NVIDIA GeForce GTX 950 2GB graphics
Operating systemsWindows 10 Pro (standard), Windows 7 Professional, Ubuntu 16, multiple OS (VMWare or VirtualBox)
Standard CPUIntel Core i5-7500 · 3.4 - 3.8 GHz quad-core CPU: 4 cores · 4 threads
Upgrade CPU seriesIntel Core i7-7700 · 3.6 - 4.2 GHz quad-core CPU: 4 cores · 8 threads
Intel Core i7-7700K · 4.2 - 4.5 GHz quad-core CPU: 4 cores · 8 threads
Intel Core i7-5820K · 3.3 - 3.6 GHz six‑core CPU: 6 cores · 12 threads
Intel Core i7-6850K · 3.6 - 3.8 GHz six‑core CPU: 6 cores · 12 threads
Chipset · PCI Express bandwidthIntel Z270 · 24 PCI Express 3.0 lanes
CPU cores: standard / max4 / 12
Direct monitor connectionsUp to 4 DisplayPort monitorsUp to 6 DisplayPort monitorsUp to 8 DVI / HDMI monitors
DisplayPort 1.2 daisy chain6 x DisplayPort MST monitors (2 chains)8 x DisplayPort MST monitors6 x DisplayPort MST monitors
4K UHD monitor support3 x 4K UHD monitors (DisplayPort)6 x 4K UHD monitors (DisplayPort) + 2 HDMI 2.02 x 4K UHD monitors (DisplayPort) + 6 HDMI 2.0
Primary graphics processorAMD FirePro W4100NVIDIA GeForce GTX 950NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050
Graphics featuresAMD FirePro professional workstation graphics · certified for pro applications · Mini DisplayPort 1.2a outputs · ultra-quiet fanHigh-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 1050 graphics  · Supports 8 DVI or HDMI displays · ultra-quiet fan
Digital display ports
  • 4 x Mini DisplayPort 1.2
    3840 x 2160 max resolution / screen
  • 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
    3840 x 2160 max resolution / screen
Business graphics performance72 GB/sec (all screens)105.8 GB/sec (all screens)112.1 GB/sec (all screens)
3D motion graphics performance20.2 billion/sec fill rate49.2 billion/sec fill rate54.2 billion/sec fill rate
Graphics hardware accelerationDirectX 11.2 / OpenGL 4.4DirectX 12.1 / OpenGL 4.5DirectX 12 / OpenGL 4.5
Secondary graphics processorN/ANVIDIA GeForce GTX 950NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050
Standard / maximum memory16 GB / 64 GB
System drive (upgradable)256GB Intel ultra-fast NVMe SSD: 1570 MB/s read, 540 MB/s write, 112K IOPS, optional Samsung 960 EVO
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 highlights12 USB, 1 Gigabit LAN
Keyboard / mouseNo keyboard/mouse
Power consumption (DC)202 - 220W (typical) / 370W (peak)304 - 322W (typical) / 523W (peak)262 - 280W (typical) / 460W (peak)
Power supplyEVGA SuperNOVA 650 G2, 650W, 0 dBA silent (zero RPM fan in normal operation), 80 PLUS Gold efficiency
Power protectionSurge suppressor
System chassisUltra-quiet mid-tower case; premium sound-dampened side panels and door; ultra-quiet cooling
Dimensions18.3" (H) x 9.1" (W) x 20.6"(D)
Warranty3-year parts/labor warranty; optional extension to 5 years (USA)
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Stratosphere Pro Z8

  

Stratosphere Pro Z12

  
 
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Base price$2,199.00 USD$2,399.00 USD 
HighlightsAll new! High-performance pro workstation for eight monitors: New Intel Core i5 / i7 quad-core processor with 6-core options AMD FirePro W4100 pro graphicsAll new! High-performance pro workstation for 12 monitors: New Intel Core i5 / i7 quad-core processor with 6-core options AMD FirePro W4100 pro graphics 
Operating systemsWindows 10 Pro (standard), Windows 7 Professional, Ubuntu 16, multiple OS (VMWare or VirtualBox) 
Standard CPUIntel Core i5-7500 · 3.4 - 3.8 GHz quad-core CPU: 4 cores · 4 threads 
Upgrade CPU seriesIntel Core i7-7700 · 3.6 - 4.2 GHz quad-core CPU: 4 cores · 8 threads
Intel Core i7-7700K · 4.2 - 4.5 GHz quad-core CPU: 4 cores · 8 threads
Intel Core i7-5820K · 3.3 - 3.6 GHz six‑core CPU: 6 cores · 12 threads
Intel Core i7-6850K · 3.6 - 3.8 GHz six‑core CPU: 6 cores · 12 threads
 
Chipset · PCI Express bandwidthIntel Z270 · 24 PCI Express 3.0 lanes 
CPU cores: standard / max4 / 12 
Direct monitor connectionsUp to 8 DisplayPort monitorsUp to 12 DisplayPort monitors 
DisplayPort 1.2 daisy chain12 x DisplayPort MST monitors (4 chains)18 x DisplayPort MST monitors (6 chains) 
4K UHD monitor support6 x 4K UHD monitor (DisplayPort)9 x 4K UHD monitor (DisplayPort) 
Primary graphics processorAMD FirePro W4100 
Graphics featuresAMD FirePro professional workstation graphics · certified for pro applications · Mini DisplayPort 1.2a outputs · ultra-quiet fan 
Digital display ports
  • 8 x Mini DisplayPort 1.2
    3840 x 2160 max resolution / screen
  • 12 x Mini DisplayPort 1.2
    3840 x 2160 max resolution / screen
 
Business graphics performance72 GB/sec (all screens) 
3D motion graphics performance20.2 billion/sec fill rate 
Graphics hardware accelerationDirectX 11.2 / OpenGL 4.4 
Secondary graphics processorAMD FirePro W4100 
Standard / maximum memory16 GB / 64 GB  
System drive (upgradable)256GB Intel ultra-fast NVMe SSD: 1570 MB/s read, 540 MB/s write, 112K IOPS, optional Samsung 960 EVO 
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 highlights12 USB, 1 Gigabit LAN 
Keyboard / mouseNo keyboard/mouse 
Power consumption (DC)232 - 250W (typical) / 415W (peak)262 - 280W (typical) / 460W (peak) 
Power supplyEVGA SuperNOVA 650 G2, 650W, 0 dBA silent (zero RPM fan in normal operation), 80 PLUS Gold efficiency 
Power protectionSurge suppressor 
System chassisUltra-quiet mid-tower case; premium sound-dampened side panels and door; ultra-quiet cooling 
Dimensions18.3" (H) x 9.1" (W) x 20.6"(D) 
Warranty3-year parts/labor warranty; optional extension to 5 years (USA)