which do you prefer? a LAPTOP or a desktop PC?

Philippines
March 21, 2007 4:35pm CST
Tho it is expensive i go for a LAPTOP because you can carry it anywhere you like. How about you, which of the two you like to have?
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@im2good4u (567)
• Philippines
22 Mar 07
i like desktop. because you can very easily upgrade it to suit your needs without causing too muuch money.
@Phlamingho (7827)
• Denmark
21 Mar 07
Laptop - I love my Laptop
They serve two very different needs. I love my laptop because I can carry it with me, but I love my desktop because it can handle a lot heavier work, such as video editing and heavy calculations. If I had to chose I think I would go with my laptop. Nice to always have a computer with you.
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• United States
21 Mar 07
I have two desk tops and soon I will like to buy a laptop. They are handy and can take them anywhere..
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@liyan97 (2128)
• Northern Mariana Islands
30 Jul 07
Hello there ryanphil01! Honestly I would prefer to have a desktop because they are easier to maintain and when it get broken down, I can easily replace a part and have it running again. I guess my preference is king of bias because I am accustomed to working on and repairing desktops….lol… I have experienced a laptop a few years back but then when the keyboard got messy I had to either spend $150.00 to replace it or settle for a desktop, purchase a new keyboard with optical mouse and speakers for $29.99. Of course, I chose the desktop…lol
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• Philippines
30 Jul 07
it's true that laptop is very expensive in terms of its maintenance and repair unlike in desktop wherein the parts are always available anywhere and cheaper. keyboards and mouses can be bought here in our place at $5 each only (of course, these are not branded ones). i think desktop is more convenient to use during games and video or movie watching because of its big screen and adaptability. using laptop always needs extra care but i like its portability. you can bring it anywhere anytime you like.
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@sr0415 (1140)
• Philippines
28 Jul 07
I prefer Laptop. Like your own opinion, laptop is very convenient. I can work on my reports wherever I am. Yes, it is expensive, but it is worth the cost. :)
• Philippines
28 Jul 07
you said it all.
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• Pakistan
9 Jul 07
of crs laptop coz its easy to handle it and you can carry it anywhere you like.
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• Philippines
10 Jul 07
yes,can't agree more. i wish i have the laptop.
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• Philippines
25 Mar 07
Portably speaking, LAPTOP is better. But in Desktop you can do almost things that you would like to do. So I prefer the latter.
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@drakan291 (817)
• Ireland
25 Mar 07
Well laptops are great because you can carry them with you where ever you go! But they are very expensive and can't hold much memory if they are notsome super computer. Desktop pcs are good because they are cheaper and you get more!
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• Italy
25 Mar 07
i prefer the desktop pc because with a desktop pc I can repair whichever problem by myself. in laptop if you have a problem with vga or motherboard, you can only send your laptop to assistance center. if it is out of warranty you can spend up to 600$ for repair your laptop if the problem is the motherboard or the monitor... the desktop pc is to configuration parity hardware, he is more and more powerful and fast
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@alen0224 (527)
• China
23 Mar 07
It is hard to say which one I prefer, it depends on what you do with you computer. If I use my computer to play a pc game, I prefer a desktop pc because it mostly has much faster speed and operates more convenient than that of a laptop; but if I use my computer to surf the internet, I prefer a laptop, because you can do this anywhere as you like.
@sacmom (14250)
• United States
22 Mar 07
I like my desktop better than my laptop. The keyboard and screen on my desktop are easier for me to use and see. Don't get me wrong, my laptop is nice, I just prefer my desktop more. My husband prefers the laptop over the desktop, probably because I'm always using the desktop! LOL
@abhi333 (407)
• India
22 Mar 07
i have both but i prefer laptop. its easier to carry between homw and the college. so it helps a lot in presentations, etc. also if the internet connection is not available at ut home, u can carry ur laptop to anywhere and update ur windows or antivirus or anything else.
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@aissar (414)
• Malaysia
22 Mar 07
Both of them have their own advantages and disadvantages of course. A PC is better in terms of performance or you don't need the extra mobility, and of course playing computer games on a PC gives much more satisfaction compared to a laptop. But a laptop has its own plus side, that is its mobility to be anywhere you want it to be. There's also the plus of not having any confusing and annoying wires except for what you plug into it. It's portable and you could even bring it out to Coffee Bean and enjoy a cuppa while surfing the net. So personally, I'll still get a laptop when I can afford it. Especially when laptops nowadays pack quite some punch and is getting nearer to their heavy counterparts - the desktop PC - in terms of performance and value for money.
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• Philippines
22 Mar 07
the price of laptop now a days are not quite expensive compare to a desktop computer aside from these, the maintenance cost are also the same. Its very convenient to use the laptop because you can bring it where ever you will go.....
@ahade1 (98)
• Malaysia
22 Mar 07
Well i have them both. i still prefer pc cause they are easily upgraded than laptop.. and they cost much cheaper..
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• India
31 Jul 07
cost vice...i prefer desktop PC but when you actually see it in a different way.... desktop pc which takes a lot of space i meant the room space ..must be used in offices and not for personal use. only a laptop must be used personally ... which is handy and is worth to be said as "personal computer"
• Philippines
31 Jul 07
yes, i do agree with you. laptop is more appropriate to be called 'personal' computer because it is handy and you can bring it anywhere you like just like your own mobile phone.
• United States
31 Jul 07
I prefer a laptop because like you said you can carry it around anywhere. Even thought it is can be easily stolen too. So laptop wins because of convience but the desktop is great because it can be used by all family memebers even children. I do not trust a laptop around children mainly because it is more expensive to repair.
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• Philippines
31 Jul 07
it's one thing...you have to be more extra careful with laptops because they are very expensive (purchase and repair), might get lost easily, easily stolen, and very fragile because of its design. but they are very powerful because they can do almost everyhting just like desktop pcs can do.
• Malaysia
31 Jul 07
sony vaio notebook - my laptop, sony vaio sz28
i prefer a laptop because it allows me to be mobile..i'm using a laptop at both work and home. using a laptop lets me use the computer anywhere and anytime that i want to:)
• Philippines
31 Jul 07
can't agree no more. i like laptop because of its portability. tasks are much easier done with laptops because you can bring it anywhere you like.
@patrice7 (1192)
• United States
31 Jul 07
well id prefer laptops because these things are handy and can be carried wherever you wanna go. anyways i think that laptops are much sleeker than pcs.. so id go for the laptop.
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• Philippines
31 Jul 07
i wholeheartedly support your claim. laptop's portability and sleekness top it all.
• Philippines
6 Jul 07
i like to have laptop as well as my son he would die for it, haha!!^^, kidding, yeah he really wants it cause it is like or it is somewhat potable, and these days internet in laptop i mean wireless connection is possible, but in the other hand desktop is good too since it is very or it feels at home and it is a bit conventional too, and somewhat easy to use than laptops, i like laptop more since it is really handy especially the thin laptops but the price is really so i cannot reach!!whoa, thanks...
• Philippines
6 Jul 07
laptop is indeed very expensive but its portability and size make it more advantageous than the usual desktop. as you said, laptop may have wirelss kind of connection so anywhere and anytime you can be connected to the net. but for your kid, he may enjoy the benefits of a desktop.