Advanced Photon Source

An Office of Science National User Facility

APS Recommended Windows / Linux Computing Hardware


  • HP EliteDesk 800 G3 Tower
    • Microsoft Windows 10 Enterprise 64 bit
    • Processor: Intel® 3.6GHz i7-7700 4 Cores, 8 Threads, 8 MB cache
    • Chipset: Intel® Q270
    • Memory: 16GB (2x8GB) DDR4-2400 (64GB Max)
    • Hard Drive: 512GB NVMe SSD
    • Graphics: Intel® HD Graphics 630, 2 Display ports
    • DVD Writer Drive
    • Audio: Integrated Realtek® ALC221 High Defination Audio
    • Network Connection: Integrated Intel(R) I219LM Gigabit
    • USB 2.0 (4)
    • USB 3.1 (7)
    • HP USB Standard Keyboard
    • HP USB 3-Button Optical Scroll Mouse
    • Dimensions 6.1(W) x 14.6(H) x 14.4(D) in
    • HP 3/3/3 (parts/labor/on-site service
    • Mfg. Part No. 1FY73UT#ABA


Video Cards

  • For Windows systems requiring dual monitors and all Linux desktop systems: NVIDIA Quadro P600
    • Display Resolution:
         4x 4096x2160 @ 60Hz
         4x 5120x2880 @ 60Hz
    • PCI Express 3.0 x16
    • GPU Memory 2 GB GDDR5
    • CUDA Cores 384
    • Mini DisplayPort x4
    • Mfg. Part No. VCQP600-PB
    • For Windows workstations requiring high-end graphics for applications such as Pro/E, please contact Darryl ReigleTim Hentsch or Steve Potempa for the latest recommendation.
    • For Linux workstations requiring high-end graphics, please contact Troy Lutes or Brian Robinson for the latest recommendation.
    • NOTE: Linux desktop systems require an NVIDIA graphics card to function properly.