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Bonobo WS

Uncompromising power & performance.

  • 24-core Intel i9 processor
  • NVIDIA RTX 4080 or 4090
  • Up to 12TB storage
  • Up to 96GB DDR5 RAM
  • 17" 2K (240Hz) or 4K (144Hz) display
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  • 24-core Intel i9 processor
  • NVIDIA RTX 4080 or 4090
  • Up to 12TB storage
  • Up to 96GB DDR5 RAM
  • 17" 2K (240Hz) or 4K (144Hz) display
Bonobo WS laptop and monitor being utilized for scientific research.

What it takes to be #1

Industry leaders need industry-leading power, and the Bonobo WS is System76’s most powerful laptop. Its kit includes a 24-core CPU, up to 96GB DDR5 RAM, NVIDIA RTX 4080 or 4090 graphics, PCIe 4.0 storage, fast USB 3.2 Gen 2 transfer speeds, and a 2K or 4K display. Are you ready for your conference talk?

Bonobo WS laptop from the back quarter-turned.

Most Powerful Graphics

The Bonobo WS offers NVIDIA RTX 4080 or 4090 graphics, making this the most powerful companion for computational data and graphics rendering.

4K or 240Hz

Experience crisp text and vast open worlds in gorgeous detail on a 17” 4K display at 144Hz, or river-fluid animations in 2K at 240Hz. Your experience is further enhanced with 4800MHz DDR5 RAM speeds.

Highest Storage Capacity

Store up to 12TB of music, games, documents, and more. PCIe 4.0 doubles read and write speeds, causing applications and games to launch faster than ever. Plus, it's 43% thinner than the previous Bonobo WS making it this the most impressive powerhouse of its class.

Bonobo WS laptop and monitor being utilized for research by a scientist.

Create the Future

Whether you’re at the lab, in the studio, or exploring a virtual world, accelerate progress with a machine as powerful as your ambition. System76 powerful laptops are built with the high-end components you need to make your vision a reality.

Bonobo WS laptop opened front view.


Gaming “just works” on System76 hardware with NVIDIA drivers pre-installed. Play the most visually impressive games at their maximum settings with NVIDIA RTX 40 series and powerful RAM for a truly satisfying gameplay experience.

Truly Yours

System76 Open Firmware gives you more control over your hardware, boosts performance, allows you to customize your keyboard and LEDs. We believe in your ability to repair, upgrade, and maintain your computer.

Professional-Level Ports

With multi-monitor workstation capability along with the latest USB-A ports, 2 USB-C ports, HDMI, Mini DisplayPort, and 2.5 Gigabit Ethernet, you’ll be well-equipped to curate your optimal workstation setup.


Pop!_OS puts curiosity in motion with tools that empower you to pursue it: Personalized defaults create your most productive environment. Power profiles and hybrid graphics boost performance or battery life in a pinch. Navigational features kept simple to help you mindlessly shift between tasks. Beginners and power users alike will feel at home on Pop!_OS.

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Bonobo WS


Tech Specs

Operating System

Pop!_OS 22.04 LTS or Ubuntu 22.04 LTS


System76 Open Firmware (coreboot, EDK2, System76 Firmware Apps)

System76 Open Source Embedded Controller Firmware


14th Gen Intel® Core i9-14900HX, up to 5.8 GHz – 36 MB cache – 24 total cores


17.3” 2K QHD (2560x1440) 240Hz, Wide View Angle, 100% DCI-P3, Matte Finish

17.3” 4K UHD (3840x2160) 144Hz, Wide View Angle, 100% DCI-P3, Matte Finish


NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4080 12GB GDDR6
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4090 16GB GDDR6

Intel® Iris Xe Graphics (switchable)


Up to 96GB dual-channel DDR5 @ 5600 MHz


3x M.2 PCIe Gen 4 SSD, Up to 12 TB total


2 x USB 3.2 Gen 2 (Type A), 2 x Thunderbolt 4 (Type C)


Multitouch Touchpad, Multi-Color Backlit Chiclet US QWERTY Keyboard


2.5 GbE Ethernet, WiFi 6E, Bluetooth 5

Video Ports

1 x HDMI (w/HDCP), 1 x Mini DisplayPort 1.4, 2 x Thunderbolt™ 4


Internal Speakers, 2-in-1 Audio Jack (Headphone / Microphone), 2-in-1 Audio Jack (Microphone / S/PDIF)


1.0M HD Camera


Disabled ME, Kensington® Lock


8 cell Lithium-Ion battery pack 99Wh


330 Watts, AC-in 100~240V, 50~60Hz


0.98" x 15.59" x 10.95" (24.9 x 396 x 278 mm)


7.25 lbs (3.29 kg)

Base weight. Varies on configuration.


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