Laptop or Desktop Which Is Better?

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Laptop or Desktop which is better?
For the longest time there was only one choice, Desktop but in the year 1981 with the introduction of the Osborne one, the general public now had a choice in what type of computer they wanted. Since the start the two have been competing for superiorly. Clearly, a desktop can be compared to a laptop in terms of usage, cost, and capabilities. The comparison is made to assist people choose the best computer that fits into their lifestyle.

The question is choosing whether to buy a desktop or a laptop. First consider the primary intent or usage of the computer. For example, the laptop can be used almost anywhere and at any time, if you’re a business man who travels then the laptops portability cannot be replaced with a desktop. Although, a desktop cannot travel far if you’re not on the go then it’s the better choice mainly because its security. Also, what you plan to use the computer for can impact your decision as well. When you’re just looking so surf the net and pay bills a laptop might be the better choice, as where if you want to play games then a desktop would be the better option of the two. In addition, the main purpose of the computer will also influence your decision. If you’re just using the computer for fun and you don’t use it very often then it would be smart to just purchase a desktop. The differences between laptops and desktops will affect your overall decision in which computer is better for you.

Furthermore, when comparing a desktop and a laptop, consider the cost for the computer. Although laptops and desktops have many things in common, they often differ greatly in cost. While both can have the same hardware and processors, the price will not be the same. While it may seem bizarre there is much more that goes into making a laptop then a desktop, because of this the laptop will cost more even if you have the same hardware and configuration as a desktop. Consequently, the accessories will also cost about...
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