Whenever you are looking to buy a new piece of technology one must always check on your needs first. Now for the most average user especially if you don’t have a requirement of PC usage on the move you don’t need to buy a laptop a basic PC would do the trick. Especially if all you need it is to watch movies and browse the internet. But on the other hand if you need one for more heavy duty usage such as heavy gaming or for design purposes you are going to need a good PC that you can keep improving over time.
Having laptop does add the portability factor and there are some good high end laptops that can handle heavy use, but the problem is that they have a shorter life span than a PC as most laptops can’t be upgraded over time. For an example the best you can do sometimes is to invest in a notebook cooling pad. As such if you intend to use it for a long time and you want to keep upgrading over time you need to go for a PC, more specifically a custom built one that you put together taking into account your needs. That is to say if you are using it for designing you are going to need a really good graphic card which would not be included in an average PC. This way you can splurge on the stuff that you really need and spend an average amount on the other components.
Budget is also very important. You need to decide early on how much you are willing to pay for your new PC. Keep in mind that a computer box is not cheap and neither are components. You need to factor in everything you want to buy and build a conclusive budget before you get into it. Next you need to decide on what sort of operating system you want to go for. If you want to go the normal way Windows 10 would be the way to go but keep in mind that there are other options such as Linux and Ubuntu on the market as well. But unlike Windows you need some technical expertise to use the other two.
Leaving aside the main piece of hardware in a PC the processing unit, you also need to buy a good monitor. Keyboard and mouse as well. These too come in varying price ranges and various qualities. Depending on your need you should purchase appropriately. For an example you don’t really need high end gaming keyboards and mouse unless you are a pro gamer. Spend money on some average gaming products if you are simply a gaming enthusiast. If you are more of a designer you have to look for other peripheral devices such as printers as well. Certain printers that can print high quality pictures don’t come cheap so make sure to check these as well when making your budget if you need to get one. Last but not least always, always make sure that you have good warranty on all the components that you buy. Never buy without warranty just because it is cheap. All in all you need to make a good analysis of your needs before any purchase is made.