Sweetwater Custom Computing CS100 Micro Desktop Workstation

Intel 6th Gen Core i5-6260 1.9GHz (2.8GHz Max Turbo Boost) Small-format CPU with 8GB RAM, 500GB HDD, Windows 10 Home 64-bit, and Software Suite
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At Sweetwater, we understand what you need when it comes to processing power, so we designed the Creation Station 100v5 to be your ideal solution. Built for peak performance, this pint-sized computer is powerful enough to handle any of your computing needs reliably and efficiently, and at a much better value than you'd find anywhere else. It's great for the family home computer or as the brain of your business — so whether you're surfing Sweetwater.com looking for new gear, writing essays for school, or keeping track of expenses, choosing Sweetwater's Creation Station 100v5 is the right move to make.

Sweetwater Creation Station 100v5 Small-format CPU at a Glance:

  • Fully loaded with free apps and software
  • Convenient Next Unit of Computing (NUC) small-format-factor design
  • The versatile connections you demand for your computing needs
  • Total Confidence Coverage — the power you need with the support you deserve

Fully loaded with free apps and software

Your new Creation Station computer comes with tons of cool stuff. We have fully loaded it with an incredible suite of amazing programs and utilities to keep you and your computer working efficiently. The Windows 10 operating system with 64-bit architecture gives you the latest in Windows features. We've included computing essentials, such as Studio One Artist, iTunes, Java, and more. Stay organized with the LibreOffice software suite. We even install iLok Manager for you!

Convenient Next Unit of Computing (NUC) small-format-factor design

The Creation Station 100v5's ultra-compact design packs a surprising amount of power into four square inches. It fits effortlessly on a rack shelf alongside your audio interface and external hard drive. In fact, this tiny computer ships with a 100mm VESA mount adapter, so you to attach it to the back of your LCD monitor! A 500GB hard drive effortlessly handles your computing tasks, and if you'd like to add a solid state drive, an M.2 slot is available. You demand rock-solid, dependable performance. That's why we chose a blazing-fast Intel 6th Gen Core i5-6260 to provide uncompromised speed and reliability. And there's dependable, high-grade RAM onboard for reliable, error-free operation. Best of all, both RAM and hard drive are upgradeable!

The versatile connections you demand for your computing needs

Sweetwater focused the design of the Creation Station around your computing needs, so we provided you with the fast, flexible connectivity you need to accomplish your production goals. With fast USB 3.0 ports and an SDXC slot, your Creation Station 100v5 is flexible enough to make the connections you need for phones, cameras, and more. And the Creation Station supports up to two displays with video outputs that include HDMI and Mini DisplayPort — essential for customizing your workflow.

Total Confidence Coverage — the power you need with the support you deserve

Your Sweetwater Creation Station 100v5 is fully covered by our Total Confidence Coverage 2-year warranty plus a 3-year limited warranty on the hard drives, and your memory is covered for a lifetime! We even preinstall the TeamViewer application, so if you ever need help, our gurus can access your machine from the Tech Support offices right here at Sweetwater — you won't have to ship your computer back to us for the simple fixes. You get a machine that is designed, built, and fully supported by people who use computers every day. We don't just sell you a computer — we take care of you!

Sweetwater Creation Station 100v5 Small-format CPU Features:

  • Convenient small-format Next Unit of Computing (NUC) chassis
  • HDMI and Mini DisplayPort support up to 2 displays simultaneously
  • Suite of amazing programs and utilities
  • USB 3.0 ports and SDXC slot enable connectivity with peripherals
  • Note: Does not include keyboard or mouse

Creation Station Models

 
CS450v5
$2599
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CS400v5
$1799
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CS250v5
$1399
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CS100v5
$999
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Motherboard: Asus w/Z170 Chipset Asus w/H170 Chipset Asus w/H170 Chipset Intel Integrated
CPU: Intel 6th Gen i7
3.4 GHz
4 Cores / 8 Threads
Intel 6th Gen i5
3.3 GHz
4 Cores / 4 Threads
Intel 6th Gen i5
2.7 GHz
4 Cores / 4 Threads
Intel 6th Gen i5
1.9 GHz
2 Cores / 4 Threads
CPU Cooler: Noctua NHU98 Noctua NHU98 Noctua NHL12 Intel Active Cooling
Case Fan Front: ULN 120mm Noctua ULN 120mm Noctua ULN 80 mm Noctua (x2)  
Case Fan Rear: ULN 80 mm Noctua ULN 80 mm Noctua    
RAM: 32GB DDR4/2133 Mhz 16GB DDR4/2133 Mhz 8GB DDR4/2133 Mhz 8GB DDR4/2133 Mhz
System Drive: 500GB Samsung M.2 SSD
(SATA 6.0 Gb/s)
240GB Intel M.2 SSD
(SATA 6.0 Gb/s)
240GB Intel M.2 SSD
(SATA 6.0 Gb/s)
500GB Seagate
(SATA 6.0 Gb/s)
7200 RPM
Audio Drive: 2TB Seagate Barracuda
(SATA 6.0 Gb/s)
2TB Seagate Barracuda
(SATA 6.0 Gb/s)
1TB Seagate Barracuda
(SATA 6.0 Gb/s)
 
Sample Drive: 2Tb GB Seagate Barracuda
(SATA 6.0 Gb/s)
     
Optical Drive: DVDRW DVDRW DVDRW  
Removable Storage: 1 Removable Hard Drive Bay
(Hard Drive not included)
1 Removable Hard Drive Bay
(Hard Drive not included)
   
Card Reader: MultiCard Read/Write MMC,
Microdrive, CF, SD
SmartMedia, MemoryStick
MS/Pro
MultiCard Read/Write MMC,
Microdrive, CF, SD
SmartMedia, MemoryStick
MS/Pro
  SD Card Slot
Video: HDMI, DVI-I, DisplayPort, VGA
Supports up to 3 displays
HDMI, DVI-I, VGA
Supports up to 3 displays
HDMI, DVI/DVI-D, VGA
Supports up to 3 displays
HDMI, Mini DisplayPort
Supports up to 2 displays
WiFi: PCIe 802.11 b/g/n PCIe 802.11 b/g/n PCIe 802.11 b/g/n Internal 802.11ac, Bluetooth
Ports: 1 Gigabit Ethernet
(10/100/1000 Mb/s)
6 SATA 6.0 Gb/s ports (0 Available)
1 x SATA Express port (PCIe mode)
USB 3.0 – 2 back
4 USB 2.0 (2 back 2 Frt panel)
1 10Gb/s USB 3.1 Type C (back)
1 10Gb/s USB 3.1 Type A (back)
1 Gigabit Ethernet
(10/100/1000 Mb/s)
6 SATA 6.0 Gb/s ports (1 Available)
1 x SATA Express port (PCIe mode)
USB 3.0 – 2 back
4 USB 2.0 (2 back 2 Frt panel)
1 5Gb/s USB Type C
1 Gigabit Ethernet
(10/100/1000 Mb/s)
6 SATA 6.0 Gb/s ports (4 Available)
1 x SATA Express port (PCIe mode)
USB 3.0 – 2 back
4 USB 2.0 (2 back 2 Frt panel)
1 5Gb/s USB Type C
1 Gigabit Ethernet
(10/100/1000 Mb/s)
1 SATA 6.0 Gb/s port
USB 3.0 – 2 back
USB 3.0 – 2 Front
PCI Slots: 3 PCIe 3.0/2.0 x 16
3 PCIe 3.0/2.0 x 1(two available)
1 PCI Conventional
2 PCIe 3.0/2.0 x 16
1 PCIe 2.0 x 16
2 PCIe 3.0/2.0 x 1(one available)
2 PCI Conventional
2 PCIe 3.0/2.0 x 16
2 PCIe 3.0/2.0 x 1(one available)
 
Case: 4U Rackmount 4U Rackmount 2U Rackmount Mini
Case Lining: Auralex SheetBlok-Plus™ lid treatment (prevents case rattle) Auralex SheetBlok-Plus™ lid treatment (prevents case rattle) Auralex SheetBlok-Plus™ lid treatment (prevents case rattle)  
Feet: AcoustiFeet (Isolating case feet) AcoustiFeet (Isolating case feet) AcoustiFeet (Isolating case feet)  
Power Supply: 750W Enermax 450W Enermax 380W Antec AC adapter included
OS: Windows 10 64-bit Windows 10 64-bit Windows 10 64-bit Windows 10 64-bit
System Restore: Acronis System Restore OEM Acronis System Restore OEM Acronis System Restore OEM Acronis System Restore OEM
Peripherals: USB keyboard & mouse included USB keyboard & mouse included USB keyboard & mouse included VESA adapter included
Keyboard & mouse not included
Warranty: Two years for the entire machine. Three years limited for hard drives. Lifetime for memory. Two years for the entire machine. Three years limited for hard drives. Lifetime for memory. Two years for the entire machine. Three years limited for hard drives. Lifetime for memory. Two years for the entire machine. Three years limited for hard drives. Lifetime for memory.

Tech Specs

Operating System Windows 10 Home 64-bit
CPU 6th Gen (Skylake) Core i5 1.9GHz (up to 2.8GHz Turbo Boost)
Motherboard Intel System on Chip
Graphics/Video Intel Iris Graphics 540
Maximum Resolution HDMI 4096 x 2160 @ 24 Hz max, Mini-DP 4096 x 2304 @ 60 Hz max
Memory - Included 8GB DDR4/2133 SODIMM (2 slots/2 filled)
Memory - Max 32GB (install in pairs)
Storage - Included 500GB Seagate 2.5" 7200RPM 32MG Cache
USB Ports 4 x USB 3.0 Ports (2 front, 2 rear, backward compatible with 2.0)
Card Slots 1 x SDXC Card Slot w/ UHS-I support
Video Ports 1 x HDMI, 1 x Mini DisplayPort 1.2
Other Ports/Slots 1 x SATA 6Gb/s port (internal, in use for HDD), 1 x M.2 Socket card (22x42 or 22x80, open)
Ethernet Yes
WiFi Yes
Bluetooth Yes
Audio Outputs 1 x 1/8" (headphones/speakers)
Height 1.89"
Width 4.53"
Depth 4.37"
Manufacturer Part Number 100.5

Customer Reviews

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For an Intel Nuc this item is great just a little pricey. Have to have the right kind of budget for this item. Very small and discreet.
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