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This section focuses on the category of Personal Computers. Use the menu above to select a different category. You can find some more related information in the category on Computer Games.Laptop or Desktop - Which Computer To Choose?
Traditionally, laptop computers were bought by people who had to be able to take their computer with them when they left the office, such as the salesman visiting a customer. It always used to be the case that buying portability meant a trade-off in terms of power and functionality, so desktop machines were the preferred option for those who didn't have to travel.
Is this still a genuine trade-off, however? It's time to re-examine the assumptions to see if they are still true...
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