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The Right Desktop Personal Computer, Its Features and Importance.

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I. Introduction Today, processor power has gone beyond what any of these tasks demand: Even the least-expensive, lowest-of-the-low-end PC can perform any of those jobs admirably. For less than $1000 you should be able to pick up a PC and monitor that, a year ago, would have resided at or near the top of our Top 10 Power PCs chart. The only reasons to exceed that price are if you want the latest doodads, if you're a gamer and strain your PC for every iota of performance, or if you include additional peripherals like a printer or scanner. I am a college student who has 18 years of age which shifts my choice of desktop computers into one that is of to my use for school work, entertainment and leisure. I was given the liberty to take $2000 as my budget to search for the best computer I could find may it be through the net or scouting through every PC store in the vicinity of Manila. I chose the net to begin my search for a high quality Desktop Personal Computer that may suite my preferences. II. The Right Desktop Personal Computer, Its Features and Importance Basing my choice of a good quality desktop personal computer on my lifestyle, age, gender, needs and wants I chose the SONY RS530G. ...read more.

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It can also output to a living room entertainment system via S-Video and composite video, left and right RCA analog audio, and an S/PDIF digital optical port. It's practically the new best friend of a movie lover or a student like me who has nothing to do on a free day but invite a few friends over to enjoy the facilities with me. The 15-inch Sony SDM-HS53 LCD with the unit displayed fine text and graphics. The text looked crisp and was easy to read at all sizes, and colors appeared bright and vivid on a test photo, games, and a DVD movie. The sound quality produced by the two satellite speakers is merely adequate. Both bass notes and trebles sounds distorted at high volumes but it's still above mediocre because I could always hook it up on my other entertainment systems to make it sound better. It also comes with a package that has the software Microsoft Works 7.0, Sony Click to DVD, Picture Gear Studio, DVgate Plus, Sonic Stage which allows me to edit my pictures, watch my DVD and VCD's and at the same time not miss out on my school work by allowing me to type my documents on Microsoft word, excel and make presentations through Microsoft power point. ...read more.

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Besides mainframes are too complicated to handle as it is. Super computers on the other hand are used by businesses for task demanding extreme computing power especially in establishments for science like meteorology and finding out more on enzymes. PDA's are too small plus it's not practical for a student like me to buy a PDA just to set my schedule straight in school and take notes. I need a computer that would aid me in my studies just like a Micro computer. Micro computers hold floppy disk drives and CD-ROM drive or even a DVD drive that would help me in storing data need for my classes, reports and papers. It's the most practical thing to get as of now because if I think of leaving within three years for the UK technology improves quickly and by then if ever I buy a laptop it would be phased out and it would be harder to up grade not like a desktop pc. IV. Conclusion I therefore conclude that at this time, as a student, it would be more practical for me to buy a Desktop PC that would help me in school work and at the same time entertain me for my free time. Laptops are doubled the price of a Desktop PC and is harder to upgrade unlike a Desktop PC. Usually Laptops are used by professionals who are on the go and need computers most of the time to make use of their time. ...read more.

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