What Are The Different Types Of Computers?

These days, computers are described using many different terms. In most cases, simply the expected use of computer capacity or size is implied.

Types of computers

1. PC

A computer designed for use by one person is defined as a personal computer (PC). While a Mac is a personal computer systems running the Windows operating system are considered by most PC people. Initially, the PC were called microcomputers because they were the computer with a smaller size.

2. Office

A desktop computer is a personal computer that is not designed to be portable. Generally, desktops are created in permanent locations. Compared to laptops, more versatility, storage and power is provided by most desktop computers at a lower price.

3. Laptop

Laptops, also known as laptop computers, are small laptops can be placed on his lap and he used. The display, hard drive, keyboard, memory, processor, and a trackball device or point are integrated into a battery case.

4. Netbook

Netbooks are laptops, but they are much smaller than typical laptops. Compared to brand new laptops that can be found in retail stores, netbooks are much cheaper, usually $ 500 $ 300 However, the internal components of netbooks are not as powerful as the majority of the laptop.

5. PDA

PDA or Personal Digital Assistants are computers that do not use a hard drive, but use of the flash memory for onboard storage. The laptop is a slightly heavier version of the largest PDA.

6. Workstation

A workstation is a different type of computer.

7. Server

Servers are computers that have been optimized to provide services through a network to other computers. In general, the servers have large hard discs, a lot of memory and powerful processors.

8. Mainframes
 
As computing power has increased while its size has decreased, mainframes are now called enterprise servers.

9. Supercomputer

The price of a supercomputer can be something of hundreds or thousands of millions of dollars. Most supercomputers are composed of multiple high performance computers working in parallel as a single system. Cray supercomputers built the well-known supercomputers.
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