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Compare and Contrast Macs to PCs

Matthew Gabriel

Devry University

March 11, 2010

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Compare and Contrast Essay

There is a lot to think about when you want to buy a home computer. You have two main choices; you can either buy a Mac or a PC. If I had the money I would buy Mac because I like them better than PCs, I have had both computers before so I know what one I do like better. When you buy a home computer you have to do some research on what kind of computer you would like to get. You also need to know what you want in a computer, how fast you want it and how much memory, how big a hard drive you want and how much you want to spend. It also depends on what you want the computer for like work or school.

PCs are great for home computers and for doing only school work, and typical work you would do at home on a computer. PCs are for normal computer users and are user friendly and not hard to use at all. I see it as a typical computer for a family where even the youngest person in the house can use it. My daughter who is three years old can use our home PC with no problem at all.

Macs are better computer for computer programmers, and people who work in the computer industry. Macs have been around for almost as long as PCs have. When you buy a Mac you are getting a top notch computer. You are getting a computer that will be very good for all the kind of work you are doing. It is good for school work and any other kind of work you need to do.

Macs and PCs have similar but different kind of components. Macs and PCs have hard drives, memory, video cards, sound cards and all the other equipment that goes into computers. How do you make a choice between one and the other? Well PCs are more inexpensive then Macs, but when you buy more inexpensive you get problems. PCs have an OS (operating system) called windows and windows have a lot of kinks and glitches in it...