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Forensic Workstation

The FRED SR combines the processing power of  Intel Xeon® Scalable Processors with the fault tolerance and huge storage capacity of three , five drive RAID chassis (fifteen total RAID drives).  The FRED SR operating system resides on a fast 500 GB NVMe M.2 solid state drive.

Introducing the FRED SR: A fusion of Intel Xeon® Scalable Processors and robust RAID chassis, promising unparalleled power and storage capacity.

Swift OS and Dynamic Storage Configurations:Operating on a rapid 500 GB NVMe M.2 solid state drive, FRED SR boasts efficiency. Discover its versatility with seven extra drive locations, allowing optimal performance customization.

System Components Enhancing FunctionalityDigital Intelligence UltraBay 4d Write Blocker and Ventilated Imaging Shelf, exclusive to the FRED SR package.

Elevated Functionalities for Enhanced PerformanceA Comprehensive Leap: FRED SR showcases standard FRED capabilities and elevated components, optimized for peak processor, memory, and I/O performance.

Learning and Support: Dive into Expertise: New FRED purchases include a one-day "Digital Forensics with FRED" class, along with a standard 36-month warranty and lifelong technical support.


Intel w5-3465X, 16 core, 32 threads, 2.5/4.8 GHz, 75 MB Cache

Optional CPUs available:

Intel Xeon 28, 36, and 56 cores

128 GB ECC Memory PC5-38500 DDR5 4800 MHz

configurable up to 512 GB

Microsoft Windows 11 Professional, 64-bit
OpenSUSE Linux 64-bit
Symantec Ghost

500 GB Internal M.2 NVMe PCIe SSD (OS)
1 TB Internal M.2 NVMe PCIe SSD(Database/Cache/Temp)
1 TB internal M.2 NVMe PCIe SSD
4 TB SATA III 7200 RPM HotSwap (Case/Data)

Nvidia GTX 1050Ti, 4GB, 128-bit GDDR5, 768 CUDA cores

GPU upgrades available: RTX 3070, 3080, 3090, 4070, and 4090





Graphics & Video Support

Storage Controller

Intel 6 Gb/s SATA (8)
Intel M.2 x 4 PCIe Socket (1)
ASMedia 6 Gb/s SATA (2)

3 HotSwap Drive Bays 2.5”/3.5” SATA III (USB 3.1 connected)

2 HotSwap Drive Bay 2.5”/3.5” SATA III (SATA connected)

2 Internal M.2 NVMe SSD

Extra Storage Slots

Systems have additional slots that can be populated to extend storage

Network Performance

2 x Intel X710-AT2 10 Gb Ethernet

Drive Bays

Native SATA, shock-mounted, removable (2)

Hot-swap, USB 3.1 connected SATA III, shock-mounted, read only or read write selectable, removable (3)

Drive Bay Ecosystem

Hot-swappable, interchangeable USB 3.1 connected drive trays

2.5" / 3.5" SATA drive tray, user selectable read/write or read only (write blocked) modes
Forensic card reader tray for flash memory access, user selectable read / write or read only (write blocked) modes
M.2 / NVMe PCIe SSD and M.2 SATA drive tray, user selectable read/write or read only (write blocked) modes
USB 3.1 Forensic Dongle Vault with 5 USB 3.1 ports for secure (internal to tray) license dongle connections
USB 3.1 hub tray, with five external USB3.1 port connections

RAID Controller

16 Channel PCIe 12 Gb/s SAS/SATA

RAID Capacity

Three (3) x Five (5) bay RAID chassis (15 drives total). Five 2 TB (8 TB RAID5) is baseline configuration. RAID capacity up to 210 TB using 14 TB drives.

Additional RAID configurations and drive options available.

UltraBay 4d hardware write blocked imaging of SATA, SAS, USB 3, IDE, Firewire and PCIe SSD devices

Single or multiple (concurrent) forensic imaging of storage devices

Convenient front panel write blocked or read/write switch for general drive management

UltraBay 4d touch-screen user interface. Displays device details, display and manage LUNs and HDD protected regions. Examine file partitions.

FREDs ship with Tableau Imager (TIM) pre-installed


In addition to the the UltraBay 4d, all FRED USB 3.1 connected HotSwap Forensic Drive Trays are user switchable between read write and read only modes of operation, increasing the forensic imaging capacity of SATA drives (3.5"/2.5")

Forensic Imaging & Write Blocking

Exclusive extendable / retractable imaging work shelf with active ventilation for suspect drive cooling

Drive Cooling

UltraBlock Forensic Card Reader

User selectable write blocked or read/write

Media Card Reader

Electrical Operating Requirements

1200 Watt modular power supply
Line voltage: 100-240 VAC
Frequency: 50-60 Hz


BD-R/BD-RE/DVD±RW/CD±RW BluRay burner, dual-layer combo drive

Display, Keyboard & Mouse

Optional 22" ergonomic LED monitor
1920 x 1080 full HD resolution
Adjustable height, tilt and swivel. Built in speakers

Microsoft wireless desktop keyboard and mouse


Realtek S1220A 7.1 surround sound high definition audio CODEC

USB 3.1 (9)
USB 3.1 Type C (2)
USB 2.0 (4)

External Connections & Expansion


Forensic toolbox including adapters and cables: (SAS, SATA, IDE, microSATA, SATA LIF, MacBook Air Blade, PCIe SSD m.2 NVMe, PCIe SSD MacBook Pro (2013 and newer) and server class PCIe SSD

Precision electronics tool kit with assorted bits for opening enclosures

Warranty & Technical Support

Lifetime technical support (email, phone and via website). Standard warranty 36 months from date of purchase.

Extended warranty plans available

Configure to Order

Configure your system with available options.

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