A desktop computer is a type of personal computer which is designed for regular usage, but it should be placed at a table, and it is not convenient to move from one place to other due to its large size. It requires continues power supply because it doesn’t contain batteries.
|Monitor with CPU
Most of the peoples are get confused between Desktop Computer and Laptops when going to purchase it. Because both machines are designed for the same purpose, whenever this confusion occurs in peoples, I always ask them some probings questions like, Who is the user? What is the primary purpose of buying a machine? Etc… After getting an answer from peoples, it gets easy to understand the basic needs of people and then it gets easy to differentiate between laptop and desktop computer.
The laptop is a portable device, and it can be easily moved from one place to another while travelling. It comes with batteries, so it doesn’t require continues power supply—less space needed for keeping it.
A desktop computer is designed for regular family usage so that everyone can use it. Due to its large display size and other accessories, it occupies considerable space in a house or offices. A few years ago desktop computer came with separate Monitor, speakers, mouse and keyboards, so such kind of desktop computers occupies ample space. Nowadays, most of the desktop computer comes with All-In-One PC.
Why To Select Desktop Computers?
Desktop computers are having a large screen than a laptop. It is for more than one person can operate or see the display. Desktop computers are kept at a fixed place so that everyone could manage it efficiently. Keyboard and Mouse are not attached with it directly so that it is convenient to use wired or wireless keyboard and mouse. The large display helps to see videos or graphical work much better than a laptop.
Below Are The Attachments Of Desktop Computers :
1. Monitor :
The monitor is the display or screen. It comes in different sizes like 20 inches, 21.5 inches, 22 inches etc.. You can select your monitor screen as per your choice and requirements.
2. CPU (Central Processing Unit) :
CPU is the heart of any desktop computer. Motherboard, processors, connecting cables are collectively arranged in the cabinet are called as CPU. It helps to send or receive signals from sender to receiver. It is the mediator between user and machine.
3. Keyboard And Mouse :
These are input devices of desktop computers. These are attached with USB connectivity with networks. You can use a wireless keyboard and mouse also as per your choice.
4. UPS :
Desktop computers don’t have batteries, so it requires a power supply, but during the work power supply gets disconnected then your essential data should be lost. UPS helps to provide you back up of power supply by storing power up to half an hour so that you could get the time to save your data.
5. Speakers :
These are external speakers for sound output. These are required for watching videos or playing games on desktop computers.
All-In-One Desktop Computer :
This is a new concept of the desktop which is available in the market. It comes with built-in CPU, monitor, web camera, speakers etc…so it is designed as a laptop to save the additional space which occupies by separate CPU and separate monitors in the old desktops. All-In-One desktops are lightly weighted as compared with old desktops.
Let us Discuss Two Common Things In Computers: Hardware and Software
Hardware is a physical part of any computer
Which can we touch and feel? Keyboard, mouse, speakers are the hardware parts and all the internal parts inside the cabinet like motherboard, PCB’s are called Hardware.
Intel and AMD are two well-known, and popular processors are to be used in any desktop computer. Depending upon speed and graphics quality user can choose the processor as per their need.
It is also called as Random Access Memory or desktop memory. It helps to boost up the speed of your desktop. If you are a primary user, then 2 GB RAM is sufficient, but you or your a hardcore gaming user is work is related with graphics or animation then 8 GB RAM is enough as per your use.
For data storage, Hard disk is to be used. The storage capacity of the hard drive should be 320GB,500GB,1TB etc…The hard drive is a storage device, but once it is broken, it will not get repaired, and all your stored data will be lost.
Softwares are those parts which we can’t touch it, but it is a set of instructions which give commands to hardware What to do ? is called software. It is not possible to run a desktop without an operating system, so it is also called as the heart of the computer system. Operating System, internet explorer and Microsoft Office are some of the examples of software. Windows, Linux, Macintosh are some of the famous Operating systems.
These are some essential parts and accessories of a desktop computer. Many peoples think that laptop and desktop are the same things, but for both devices, users are different. Desktop computers are majorly used in offices, commercial places, schools, colleges and many more places. Laptops are mostly used for personal use, and desktops are used for private as well as commercial purposes see. Desktop Computers are divided into three main categories: Gaming desktop, Business desktop and Student desktops.