Article about Unbelievably Expensive Desktops
1. The 2.5 GHz Quad-core PowerPC G5, by Apple, is among the priciest computers so far. This computer has 16 GB RAM and the storage capacity is 1 TB. The graphics card is Quadro FX 4500 having 512 MB RAM. Along with all this, the powerful PC is equipped with the dual-layer SuperDrive which is 16 X. It costs right up to $23,857,00.
2. Decadent Display, by 9X media, is another example of incredibly expensive computers. It has a price tag $800,000. This device is quite interesting and different from other expensive computers because of its multiscreen display feature. This screen can be even customized and expanded more from 15 to 30 large screens. The users can fit these screens in 3 awesome rows to make a single display screen. A combination of all these screens leading to become one elephantine screen gives you a vast display which has no parallel.
3. Jupiter by the Japanese manufacturer, Zeus, is unarguably among the costliest computers in the history of computer technology. Its casing is of Platinum which is studded with many diamonds. These diamonds look like constellations. The price of this unique and luxury computer is about $748,720. This computer is equipped with Intel’s CPU which is 3 GHz and E6850 Core 2 Duo. along with the 24”monitor, the computer has a 1 TB hard disc and 2GB DDR 2 RAM.
4. Going a little back into the history of expensive computers, we come across one of the most expensive computers, SAGE, which was operational in the second half of the 20th century. Many of us may not have even heard about it but it was the most advanced computer during its times meant for sophisticated and advanced computing operations. SAGE was basically made for the US Air Force and its cost is considered to be around $50 billion.
5. In the late 1990’s, Apple introduced The 20th Anniversary Mac, which was among the top most expensive computers. Its inflation-adjusted price is $10,140. It is because of its innovation and high price that it became a status symbol. Its processor was 250 MHz and the color display was 800 x 600 pixel.
6. Area-51 ALX Extreme Gaming Desktop, by Dell, deserves to be on the list of the most expensive computers as it costs about $4000. Some of the most prominent features of this computer are its processor which is 3.3 GHz and the memory which is 12 GB. It runs the operating system Microsoft Windows 7 Professional.
7. Cray CX1 can cost up to $100K. This is the reason it is among the most expensive desktop computers. Its basic architecture processor is x86-64 and it possesses a blade server design with the single chassis and gives about 96 processor cores. The good thing about this computer is, the price may vary depending on the options and configuration that you go for.
8. The Apple III, having the sticker price $4340 and the inflation-adjusted cost $11,400, is also among the most expensive computers in the history of the industry. Though it was launched way back in the 1980’s, it can still be among the costliest models by the manufacturer.
9. The Macintosh Portable, with the price tag $6500 and the price which was inflation-adjusted $11,300, has to be somewhere on top of the list of the most expensive computers. The display, which was black and white, offered by the computer was 640 x 400 pixel. At the time of its launch, its attractive features were its memory which was 8 MB along with the processor that was only 16 MHz.
10. The HP desktop computer, HP Pavilion HPE Phoenix h9se, has to be an expensive product as it costs about $2349. With it petite chassis, some of the prominent specifications are its 3379.2 MHz processor and DDR3 16384 MB RAM.
11. When it comes to the expensive desktop computers by Samsung, the Samsung Series 7 Gamer, falls in the category of being the priciest desktops as its price tag is about $1900 which is not a small amount for a desktop though it is by one of the major manufacturers in the industry.
12. The unique and interesting, but very expensive, Truvia EPC is a sort of handcrafted enclosures meant for only the high-end PCs. The handcrafted and luxurious Truvia costs $55,000.
13. Last but not least by any means on this list is Alienware Area-51 ALX. It is considered to be an unprecedented desktop computer for customer service because of its specifications. Some of the most prominent specifications are the overclocked processor along with the graphics card and the liquid and reliable cooling system. It runs Windows 7 64 bit Home Premium, has 3.2 GHz processor and 6 GB (DDR3) SDRAM. Its price is about $4000.