A desktop computer is also known as a PC (Personal Computer). It is typically used in household, school, and office. In the past, the display was thick and required a lot of space. However, the current models come with a much thinner design, saving a lot of space than ever before. There are several types of desktop computer as follows.
● All-in-One computer is a computer that combines the display with a CPU into a single device. Keyboard and mouse can be connected both via USB or wirelessly. The all-in-one desktop computer comes with minimal compartments making it compact and easy to move. It is suitable for users in household and office or users who want a large screen that does not require too much space.
● Workstation is a computer with higher capability and higher price than other types of desktop computers. It is designed for displaying complex graphics, manipulating complex data, analyzing financial data, and calculating complex numbers. Most users are architects, engineers, financial analysts, researchers, and graphic designers.
● A standalone computer is a single system computer that can perform an IPOS cycle without connecting to a computer network. Nowadays, it can connect to a network. The examples are DOS (Disk Operating System), Windows, Unix, Mac OS X, and Linux.
● A server computer is a computer that operates as a server (to provide services like data and programs) with high performance, stability, and scalability. It can serve a large number of users. It provides services, which operates on top of the operating system.
These are all the different types of a desktop computer. If we talk about a desktop computer, the All-in-One type is the one that you will see the most. Let’s take a look at some of the well worth models as follows.
Asus Vivo AiO V221IC
Asus Vivo AiO V221IC comes with Endless OS, which is a free OS that looks similar to Mac OS. It allows you to mainly work on documents and other educational purposes. It comes with basic programs inside the OS, so you can start using them without the need to connect to the Internet. It comes with over 100 applications for you while still supporting Microsoft Office. The screen size is 21.5 inches 16:9 Wide-Screen Full HD 1920×1080, LED-backlight, 1 x USB 2.0, 1 x Audio Jack(s) (Mic/Headphone Combo), 4 x USB 3.1 Gen 1, HDMI, LAN, Kensington Lock, DC-in, SD Card Reader/ SDHC/ SDXC, and i5-7200U/Intel® HD Graphics/8GB RAM/1TB SATA HDD. The GPU is NVIDIA® GeForce 930MX 2 GB Ram 4 GB DDR4. It is suitable for document work, online gaming, movies, music, and photo editing. It may not be suitable for heavy games or graphics work.
iMac (27", 2TB, RAM 8GB)
Available in stunning 4K or 5K, the Retina display shines beautifully on iMac. With 1 billion colors and 500 nits of brightness, graphics leap off the screen. Text is razor-sharp. Binge-worthy shows and blockbuster movies have never looked more amazing. Graphics and games dazzle in exquisite detail. It’s simply the best Mac Retina display yet. The 27-inch iMac with Retina 5K display is loaded with up to 8GB of dedicated VRAM. It delivers visual effects and 3D graphics that exhibit raw power in its most polished form. Final Cut Pro X (Multicam editing) is up to 5 simultaneous 4K streams.