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Should I buy a desktop or a laptop?



ResNet can service and support both laptops and desktops and feels that purchasing decisions are best left to the student and parents after considering use needs and requirements, as well as cost.


Desktop: Pros and Cons


 
PROs
 
CONs
 
  • Less expensive
  • Low theft risk
  • More available parts
  • Easy to upgrade/fix
  • Take up more space
  • Lots of wires
  • Not portable
  • Use more electricity

  Laptop: Pros and Cons


 
PROs
 
CONs
 
  • Compact/Portable
  • Less power draw
  • Free up desk space
     
  • Fewer wires
  • More expensive
  • Difficult to upgrade
  • Easily damaged
  • Risk of theft