So now that you are now are in market for a new computer you are faced with a common dilemma. Should you get a desktop or a laptop? Desktops are fine if you an enthusiastic gamer but laptops are the definite choice for the average consumer. Hence, in this article we will examine the many benefits of owning a laptop.
One of the key benefits of owning a laptop is that it is mobile. You longer have to reside behind a computer desk. With a laptop you can take your work outside, on the road, in a plane and practically any place that has a power outlet. Apart from this, the portability aspect of the laptop allows users to be more social than desktop users. Laptops users can mingle with their friends and peers while doing their work done at the local café.
It is also now a proven fact that laptops helps to increase productivity, companies and educational institutions are catching on to this fact and are either requiring or issuing laptops to their employees and students. It is shown that only 1 out of 7 of laptop users felt that their laptop added to their stress while the majority believe that their laptop made them more productive.
Compared to desktops, laptops are smaller in size and therefore occupy less space. This is an advantage in areas with a little free room like a small office or a student’s dorm room. Given its small size, laptops are also easier to maintain, you don’t have to worry about air vents being blocked by dusk balls, and laptops are also more cost effective as they use less electricity than desktops.
Apart from gaming laptops are similar in performance, if not better, than desktops. Modern laptops can run now programs that previously had only been associated with bulky desktops. Also unlike desktop users, laptop users are more likely to use their laptop as a tool rather than an entertaining system and tend to install programs that they need. Laptops users are generally more security aware and are less likely to be infected by spyware and malware.
In conclusion, if you like bulky, noisy babbling, power sucking, and heat generating machines get a desktop else stick with a laptop.