A workstation is a specialized, single-user
computer that typically has more power
and features than a standard desktop PC (see Fig. 1
). These machines are popular among scientists, engineers, and
animators who need a system with
greater-than-average speed and
the power to perform sophisticated
Fig. 1: A workstation computer.
Workstations often have large,
high-resolution monitors and accelerated graphics handling capabilities, making them suitable for advanced architectural or engineering design, modeling, animation, and video editing.
Workstation computers are favoured by
engineers and designers who need a