With PC’s at rock-bottom prices now-a-days, and laptops being practically thrown at you from mobile phone companies, it can be difficult to choose the right solution for you. There are good and bad reasons for both PC’s and laptops, this handy little guide should put you on the right path, and offer a little advice about PC Repairs and Laptop Repairs.
When buying brand new, you are more likely to pay more for a laptop of comparable specifications to a PC. Smaller components are generally more expensive, and that is reflected in the price. If your family uses the computer mainly for word processing and internet use, a laptop could be more beneficial, however if you are more into gaming, video editing and publishing, then it will cost far more for a PC, but you’ll see the benefit.
This one’s a bit of a no-brainer. Laptops are much more portable, so the real question is: do you need it to be? If you love sitting watching television, with the laptop on your knees, then you don’t need any more advice! If you have a home office however, a PC may be more suitable, in helping to separate work from play.
Although, you can have parts replaced or upgraded in a laptop, this is far easier to do in a desktop PC. If you are unsure of how to upgrade or install new hardware or software, then it’s advisable to head to your local PC Repairs or Laptop Repairs centre to get it fixed for you.
This means how the computer rates in ease of use. If you have a desktop PC, you will have to sit a chair for extended periods of timje, o you need to invest in a good quality chair, with back support. If you have a laptop, you don’t need the extra expense of a chair, but you must bear in mind the strain on your neck, and the risk of RSI (repetitive strain injury).
Desktops are becoming smaller, but with a workstation crowed with a monitor, PC and all its peripherals, if you have a small house then it might be easier to go for a laptop.
There is no one right answer. However, using this guide will help you think through the lifestyle of your family and help you come to a solid decision.