How to Choose a Perfect Desktop Computer for Home User?

Desktop computers have become an extremely important in today’s world. They are so useful and important and it is very difficult for one to stay in without it. Computers has become even more of a necessity than a luxury. Basically, the PC includes CPU, RAM, Hard Drive, Optical Drive, a CD-ROM/DVD, Video Cards, the external connectors and of course the monitor screen. According to requirements, the specifications also change inside the computer. CPU is the brain-computer and RAM was referred to Random Access Memory. If you have a computer at high speed, the ability of the CPU and RAM is high.

How to Choose a Perfect Desktop Computer for Home User
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If you want to use Desktop computers in office or home, search for a machine that have a basic processor speed at least 1GHz, hard disk over 100GB (or more), minimum 1 GB of RAM, an specific software that a related for your daily job routine (like Microsoft Office), a reliable anti virus to save the system against viruses (I would recommend Kaspersky Anti virus), USB 2.0 FireWire, CD / DVD, and Ethernet cards for wireless technology effectively is necessary. All this is a must for the home office set up. However, there are higher versions available, but the essential requirements that are above.

Below are my desktop computer requirement recommendations for Home user:

Recommended Requirements

Processor Intel Core 2 Duo, 2.0 GHz
Disk drive 120 GB or more
Modem Cable or DSL
Video 64 MB card
Monitor at least 15 inch
Sound Card Any compatible type
Speakers Any compatible type
Mouse/Keyboard Any compatible type
Optical Drive DVD-RW
Wifi Wireless External Adapter A/B/G
Operating System Microsoft Windows 7
Must have software Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access), Adobe Acrobat Reader, WinRAR, Windows Media Player
Browser Mozilla Firefox
Anti-Virus Kasperksy Antivirus

Depending on the needs and requirements, the types of desktop computers must be elected. It helps to be costs in buying anything that is really necessary and widely used than wasting money on things that are not much used one. Hope it helps!

Juan is a Design & Tech Blogger with strong interest in digital art, human computer interaction, enterprise system and system automation.

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