Well Then There's That

Via CNet

A Google engineer has warned that if the performance per watt of today’s computers doesn’t improve, the electrical costs of running them could end up far greater than the initial hardware price tag. That situation that wouldn’t bode well for Google, which relies on thousands of its own servers.

So then they’ll just buy California Edition. Problem solved.

Comments

  1. jd watson says:

    Oh my God! I am spending far more on electricity than on my light bulbs — it can’t go on this way. We’re doomed to live in the dark.

    What a facile analysis. Hardware costs are often only a small part of operating expenses in service industries. So what?

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