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Serval WS
Back to School 2020

The Serval WS uses desktop-caliber AMD Ryzen CPUs to run simulations at breakneck speeds. What if we told you this was a simulation, powered by none other than the Serval WS? Pretty impressive, eh?

Launch into learning with up to $327 off the Serval WS. The more you upgrade, the more you save!

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  • 3rd Gen AMD Ryzen Desktop CPUs
  • NVIDIA GeForce Graphics
  • Up to 64 GB of Memory
  • Up to 4 TB NVMe Storage

High-value Performance with AMD

Get workstation-level performance with the portability of a laptop. AMD Ryzen CPUs offer the best bang for your buck, which is especially helpful when your work requires mountains of bang.

Serval supports multiple monitors

Conquer Complexity

Create 3D models, simulate transitions, and test your predictions at breakneck speeds with up to 12 CPU Cores on the AMD Ryzen 9 PRO 3900.

We benchmarked the Ryzen 9 PRO 3900 CPU by rendering the Blender Classroom scene against other offerings to show how much of a difference 12 cores can make. See the results below:

Blender test
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Fast and Nimble Workflow

Performant components allow your lightweight OS to run at warp speed. Keep your workflow operating efficiently with features like Auto-tiling and Keyboard Navigation on Pop!_OS.

Serval inside

A Brilliant Media Shower

Create content from your desk or on the road with an NVIDIA RTX 2070 GPU on this multimedia workstation.

Work from anywhere
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Game On Ultra

Gaming “just works” on System76 hardware with NVIDIA drivers pre-installed. Configure your gaming rig to your liking and fire away at full steam ahead.

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Tech Specs

Operating System

Pop!_OS 20.04 LTS (64-bit) or Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (64-bit)


3rd Gen AMD® Ryzen™ 5 3600: 3.6 up to 4.2 GHz - 6 Cores - 12 Threads

3rd Gen AMD® Ryzen™ 7 3700X: 3.6 up to 4.4 GHz - 8 Cores - 16 Threads

3rd Gen AMD® Ryzen™ 9 PRO 3900: 3.1 up to 4.3 GHz - 12 Cores - 24 Threads


15.6” FHD (1920x1080) Matte Finished, 120 Hz


NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 Ti, RTX 2070


Upgradeable to 64GB dual-channel DDR4


2 x M.2 (SATA or PCIe NVMe), 1 x 2.5" 7mm height drive, Up to 8 TB total


2 x USB 3.2 Gen 2, 1 x USB 3.2 Gen 2 (Type-C), 1 x USB 2.0, SD Card Reader


Multitouch Touchpad, Multi-Color Backlit Chiclet US QWERTY Keyboard


Gigabit Ethernet, Intel® Wireless Wi-Fi 6 AX + Bluetooth

Video Ports

HDMI (w/HDCP), Mini DisplayPort (1.4), USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type C w/ DisplayPort (1.4)


2-in-1 Audio Jack (Headphone / Microphone), Microphone Jack, Stereo Speakers


1.0M HD Video Camera


Kensington® Lock


Removable 6 cell Smart Lithium-Ion battery pack 62Wh


Dependent on Graphics:

GTX 1660 Ti: 180 Watts, AC-in 100~240V, 50~60Hz

RTX 2070: 230 Watts, AC-in 100~240V, 50~60Hz


(Height × Width × Depth):

1.28" x 14.21" x 10.16" (32.51 mm x 360.934 mm x 258.06 mm)


5.95 lbs (2.70 kg)

Base weight. Varies on configuration