Our editors have compiled a list of five computer accessories you shouldn’t buy — unless you have lots of extra cash to throw around. If we missed any, please leave us a comment. Continue reading for the list.
Yes, this rather plain looking keyboard costs a whopping $1,200. Why? It features a stainless steel design and removable trackball. Aside from that, you’re better off just buying a new computer or 30-inch LCD. Order here.
Well, let’s see… the trackball is removable for easy cleaning. That’s gotta be worth something, right? And did I mention it’s stainless steel? That’s really all I can see as for features. It’s nice looking, I guess. Go ahead moneybags, you know you want it
$484 F1 Mouse Pad
For a little less than $500, this Official F1 Mouse Pad offers solid polished carbon fiber with inlaid leather mouse area, Italian black suede backing, and an embossed F1 logo. More information here.
Hand-made in England exclusively for Formula 1™ by specialist composite technicians who make Formula One monocoques, this carbon mouse mat was designed using state of the art automotive 3D modelling software
$130,000 Keymat YALOS Diamond LCD
That’s right, Keymat ‘s YALOS Diamond LCD TV costs a whopping $130,000. It features “white gold plating and at least 160 diamonds totaling to a minimum of 20 carats.” Other specifications have not yet been released. [Source]
NVIDIA’s $18K Graphics Card
NVIDIA unveils the Quadro Plex 1000, which retails at a whopping $18,000USD. Designed for professional use, this graphics card is capable of achieving “up to 64x full scene anti-aliasing (FSAA)” — “deliver a performance of up to 148 megapixels on 16 synchronized digital-output channels and eight HD SDI channels.” A lower-end model will also be available for $17,500.
The firm says that the fill rate reaches 80 billion pixels/s while the geometry performance is rated at seven billion vertices/s
$1200+ Bling’d Out USB Flash Drives
Don’t expect to get any VIP treatment when you flash your Swissarmy Prestige USB memory stick out in public. Beyond its hand-crafted 18 ct. white/yellow gold case, mounted with brilliant cut diamonds, is a detachable 1GB USB flash drive. Limited to just 100 pieces worldwide, these gems have to be special ordered. Prices start at $1200.[Source]