Moneual Lab announced three jewelry PC systems built for the folks we're used to seeing on Cribs and Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous. The top of the line model, dubbed the Moneual Renaissance will likely cost one million dollars, according to the company’s press release. Jewelry designer, Lee Buckingham created the line, which is covered with some of the most expensive blue Sapphires, Topazes, Rubies, Diamonds, and other gemstones he could find.
The Renaissance system is decorated with fine rubies on the front panel of the system. The only one single unit available in the world as of right now was showed off at the recent CES show in Las Vegas. The million dollars system features AMD Athlon64 FX processor, 8GB SAMSUNG system memories, 2 terra byte HDD (RAID), blue-ray drive, silent cooling fan from Zalman, a digital home motherboard from ASUS, HDMI capable graphics card from AMD-ATI, two PCI HDTV cards from SIGMACOM, and Windows Vista Ultimate Edition from Microsoft. As a geek, I find this design plain offensive, to find out why
First off, even the most wealthy of geeks isn't going to want to spend that much on a computer that is going to antiquated in six months, even if there are millions of diamonds on it. Second, art and jewelry may be the best investments, but gems and a computer do not art make. What's worse? Apparently, Moneual is planning to build another 100 jewelry PC collection limited editions for three different models. The market price has been decided at $30,000.00 for each unit. I want to cry.