Gallery: CHERRYPAL: World’s Most Affordable Green PC


CherryPal is taking cloud computing mainstream in a big way with a soon to be released green personal computer. This green PC comes in a small, affordable package weighing just 10.5 ounces and consuming no more than two watts of power. The triple-core processor only has one fifth of the components of traditional computers, boots-up in 20 seconds, and promises to be faster than Vista and mac’s OS-X.

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  1. tc October 8, 2008 at 2:15 am

    I saw a even greener pc, you can check it out here

  2. PernMom September 30, 2008 at 6:09 pm

    This is interesting. I would like to know more.

    The Transaction Proscessing Performance Council is building a benchmark to authentically measure the power consumption of a computer. Perhaps CherryPal should check it out.

  3. macrumpton June 27, 2008 at 6:40 pm

    You are better off buying a used laptop and putting linux on it. Better because:
    Battery power, functional without net access, built in screen, and best of all no monthly fees or proprietary isp requirement.

  4. Pies June 26, 2008 at 7:45 pm

    Um, I’m sorry to say this, but the only good thing about this “personal computer” is that it uses 10W of power although considering it will require some unnamed server(s) to operate, that 10W could turn out to be only a fraction of the real energy usage.

    Otherwise it’s an ridiculously underspecced and overpriced piece of garbage. Not to mention that since what you see on the picture is a render, it probably is and will always remain vaporware..

    For $500-$600 you can buy a real computer that will actually run applications you want to use, like EeePC or a Mac Mini. Seriously, Inhabitat, you embarrass me.

  5. rhastings June 26, 2008 at 4:32 pm

    Great. Now put a screen on it.

  6. oijqwdoijqwd June 26, 2008 at 1:33 pm

    256GB of DDR2 DRAM? sign me up.

  7. blah June 26, 2008 at 1:12 pm

    and don’t forget about fit-pc! it has 2 nics, great for a little firewall.

  8. tehkubix June 26, 2008 at 1:05 pm

    256GB of DDR2 DRAM? That’s quite a bit, is it supposed to be MB?

  9. willyyam June 26, 2008 at 10:38 am

    There are a number of this type of machine already in production – here’s another for Canadian and US customers:

    These will not satisfy gamers, however – these are great replacements for browsing/email/word processing, but not high-resolution gaming. The energy-conscious gamer should use a console with an low-wattage monitor or television.

  10. aurelien June 26, 2008 at 6:02 am

    Linutop looks like a better alternative, at least it is already available :


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