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Re: configuration of PC

 
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Hi Friends,
I have old PC bought in 2005.I want to buy new PC rather than upgrading it. which one is better to buy table PC or Laptop?. Please let me know the best configurations of the PC(ex RAM,MotherBoard,etc). I need your suggestions.



Thanks in Advance,
Kiran Kumar .P
 
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Nobody can tell you what's better for you - a desktop or laptop PC. You'll have to find that out for yourself. Obviously, a laptop is easy to carry around, but a desktop with the same specifications is usually a little cheaper than a laptop.

Also, what hardware you want greatly depends on what you intend to do with the PC. If you just want to surf Internet and read e-mail, all currently available new computers are good enough. For multimedia applications and games you'll want to get a faster processor and better video card. For software development, you'll want a reasonably fast processor and more memory (at least 2 GB).
 
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Agree with Jesper. I would personally go for laptops because of their portability; if my wireless network works I can surf JavaRanch in bed.

If you simply want to surf the net and use office applications, then the least expensive computer you can find is probably best.
 
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