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Ripple Mini PC takes one off Mac Mini




Same look, just different color and comes with an Intel Atom CPU — the Ripple Mini PC is one of those new small form-factor desktop PCs wanting to grab a piece of the waning Mac Mini market. Still, they’ve shown you can make good use of an Intel Atom CPU beyond the UMPC niche.

This is actually the second of a series from South Korea-based MyRipple, named Ripple Mini Chocolate. The price — an estimated Php8,972 (209,000 South Korean won).


ripple mini pc

Powered by a 1.6GHz Atom CPU, maxes out the RAM at 2GB {via}. There’s a slot-loading optical drive too.

Not sure what kind of hard drive goes in there but I guess the 2.5″ type will fit just fine inside the 15x210x80mm body. No wireless connection for this one, just gigabit ethernet. But that doesn’t prevent you from hooking it up with a USB WiFi dongle.



Abe is the founder and Editor-in-Chief of YugaTech. You Can follow him on Twitter @abeolandres.

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11 Responses

  1. Rex says:

    Cool! That’s quite cheap, huh? When will this reach Philippine shores?

  2. Lyle, RN says:

    Yeah, an info on local availability would be nice.

  3. sylv3rblade says:

    Give that a 500GB hard drive and you’ve got a low cost download machine. Wow!

  4. Adrian says:

    The difference between mac mini and ripple mini pc is the OS. mac osx is better than windows.

  5. o2y says:

    wow! what a cute thingy! this machine + 500 GB HD + Linux OS = 24×7 download machine hehehe

  6. Looks great, install an XFCE based Linux distro and you have one snappy and affordable machine. :-)

  7. jhay says:

    Ubuntu would be great for this and at just under Php10k? It’s a good bargain!

  8. rogerd says:

    This could be a nice game pc for my little tyke so he doesn’t have to mess my notebook ;)

  9. Jan Alvin says:

    I’ll try to grab a copy of it.

  10. me says:

    mukang ok to pang kotse

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