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apple macbook laptops vs Desktops

Nov 9th 2012 at 10:18 PM

The desktops also called desktop computers (desktop computer), personal computers are designed to stay in a fixed place, unlike laptops, designed for use on the move. There are different kinds of desktops with very different configurations and applications, with the intended use, the main factor to consider before purchasing.


Desktop computers consist of several components, Intel Core i5 the main ones are safe, monitor, keyboard and mouse, in addition to peripherals like printer, scanner, webcam or joystick. Consider its main advantages:

Versatile: are multi-purpose.

Comfort and ergonomics: with a separate screen, spacious keyboard and wireless mouse, for working in an ergonomic position and healthy.

Strength and durability: they are robust, resilient and durable.

Price: to the same specifications, apple laptops in pakistan are the cheapest.

Configurable and upgradeable: you can choose the components separately and can incorporate new components or upgrade hardware elements.

Desktop computers support multiple uses:


Office applications: most, both in the home and at work, are mainly used to run office applications such as word processing, browsing or email.

Video: Desktops to play should be strong in all aspects, processor, graphics card, sound card, hard drive and screen.

Multimedia: For multimedia activities should prioritize a large hard drive and a high connectivity with USB, HDMI, memory card slot, Ethernet, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, DVI and DVD recorder.

Regarding software, operating systems most widely Desktops are three:

Microsoft Windows: the most widespread in the home and workplace.

Mac OS: Apple OS for Macintosh, widely used in academic and among media professionals.

GNU / Linux free operating system, is predominant in servers and increasingly on the desktop.


Let's look at the main types of desktops:

Conventional desktops: they are general purpose tools, valid for all types of functions.

PC for playing (gaming desktop computer) have more powerful hardware, optimized for maximum performance processor and graphics card.

Nettop (netbook + desktop): desktops are low cost, low power, small size, designed for office applications and surf the Internet.

Barebone: basic systems are formed per case, motherboard and power supply sold semi-assembled, the user to add components such as processor, hard disk or RAM, depending on your needs. They have been carefully designed, are small and quiet, and are intended to be placed in the living room and entertainment center.

Portable Computers: Desktops are basically designed to be easy to move, but not laptops, and have no battery and are designed for use on the move. They are used in the medical, military and industrial.

All-in-One (all-in-one): are desktop computers that combine the screen (often tactile) and CPU in the same casing.


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