The purpose behind posting this article is that we have observed many people have a doubt while purchasing new Laptop or Computer. They have always question on there mind Which should be bought?? Rather than giving a brief description we have made a table covering with most important features that needs to be considered.Here we have compared laptop vs desktop computer which to buy.
Comparison between Laptop vs desktop computer
|Cost||As we know various variety of components are available for desktops and external components. We can get the to level and latest version of processor at less as compare to Laptop. The minimum low price for desktop are 400$ with full package and powerful system.||Laptops also have fairly wide variety of component but are limited as compared to desktop. To get more powerful system of laptop like ( speed, graphics more storage etc.) the cost can be considered as more than desktop. It may cost 1500 $ and can also depend on brand.|
|Portability||As we all know that the desktops are large in in a size and have a separate monitor. They can be moved from one place to another but the process is very cumbersome. They are designed to use at one location only.||Laptops are very compact in a size hence they are very portable. They are designed to carry from one place to another. And can be used at any place.|
|Processor||Desktop can run more powerful processor. Advanced processor are typically available in market for desktop computers only.||Laptops can also have processor like desktop computers but there are limitation. The laptops with higher processors and gaming costs much more as compared to desktop computers.|
|Screen size||Desktops computers can have screen size as per your requirements. It is possible to hook up a TV with desktop computers. This provides great user flexibility.||Portability is the best feature of laptop’s hence they need smaller size typically ranges from 10″ to 17″. However to increase size they can also be contacted with projectors and monitors.|
|Upgrading||Most components in a desktop are easily removable, making it easier to upgrade and since desktop cases are usually much bigger they’re easier to work in when doing any upgrading||For most users opening a laptop to repair a part can be difficult and finding a replacement part often requires calling the computer manufacturer or ordering from another online site.|
|Gaming||Desktops are capable of using high-powered video cards that have higher power requirements and require better heat reduction/dissipation. Due to the space in a desktop and the capability of using 1000+ Watt power supplies any high graphics games can be played easily.||Physical space is limited in a laptop, which can limit the graphics capabilities. Hence high graphics games can not be played in mid range laptops and you may also face problem while watching high resolution movies or 3D. For such features the cost of Laptop is quite more as compared to desktop computers.|
|Keyboard||Desktops can make use of full size keyboards, including a number pad. There are really no limitations.||Smaller laptops with the 14″ and 15″ screens typically have smaller keyboards and don’t feature a number pad on the right side. Larger laptops with 17″ screens do have larger keyboards, featuring a number pad, but the laptops are bulkier and heavier. New user can face problem to use keyboard but after some time they get habit and uses perfectly.|
|Repair||Repairing a desktop computer is much easier since most of the hardware can be easily purchased off the shelf of any local computer retail store.||For most users opening a laptop to repair a part can be difficult and finding a replacement part often requires calling the computer manufacturer or ordering from another online site. Hence we can not repair it by self. We need to contact service center of the manufacturer.|
So here we end our comparison between Laptop vs desktop computer, at the end its also depends upon your needs. While the above table may conclude that he Desktop computers are better than Laptop’s. But your priorities are portable and office than laptop is the best option.
And if you want the most powerful system than Desktop can be good choice.Desktops are optimal choices for graphic intensive gaming, use of CAD applications, and for those who prefer to have the option of upgrading more easily. However, they are also perfectly fine for the basic computer user who just needs e-mail and Internet access.