April 18, 2011 11:44pm CST
What do you think new computers should have?
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• Kenya
19 Apr 11
Well, I think you asked for what new computers should have. Its not actually possible to identify them. It also depends on what you consider something new to be. The newness of something depends on the person looking at it. However generally, a new computer is still in its package and usually sealed with some warranty labeled paper/seal. It may also have been unwrapped but it is still new. What I advice you to look at while seeking for a computer is not the newness but the following: You first must consider what you really need. Consider your budget. How much do you want to spend on the machine? The next thing you have to look at is what type of computer do you want, are you considering flexibility? are you concerned about mobility? What is the purpose of the machine you want? This will help you determine whether you need a laptop or a desktop computer. What processor speed do you need? The duo family is quite ideal so start here if speed is your concern. RAM is the next. Choose a machine with just enough memory to supplement your speed. If you use more than 2GB of RAM then consider using windows vista or windows 7 as your operating systems If mass storage is also something you need, then consider a computer with a big hard disk storage space. Like 500GB. However this range from 10GB so its upon you to choose. Though, nowadays, most computers come with at least 160GB. Thanks
• United Kingdom
19 Apr 11
Well, if I'm looking at this question technologically then I would say that any computer has to have at least two processors known as dual core! This is the absolute minimum specification. I don't think anyone goes for single processors anymore. Some people may even go for quad core, that's four processors in the same cpu processor housing unit. The memory or RAM should be quite decent and I'm talking about at least 2 gigabyte as the bear minimum. I think motherboards now take at least 4 and sometimes 8 gigabyte these days. I think that touch screen computers are becoming quite popular now and this is quite a decent technology. Overall, it depends what the computer is going to be used for. If it's just for basic purposes i.e. surfing the net, replying to emails, writing letters using Office software then only a basic pc is needed with minimum specs. If however the user is seriously into gaming then they might consider a computer that has an AMD processor as opposed to an intel processor as AMD tends to focus on the gaming market. Gaming pcs tend to be quite powerful in terms of memory, graphics and processing power. Anyway, it's a difficult question to answer but as always, research needs to be carried out prior to any purchase. Andrew