Pc vs. Mac

In: Computers and Technology

Submitted By nykol527
Words 702
Pages 3
In the world of computers, choosing a system can be somewhat complicated. There are two competitors on the market, Personal Computers (PC) and Mac Computers. Consumers have their own opinion on which is better; many die-hard fans in each camp. Before purchasing one of these systems, there are several options to consider and research to be done. In doing this, you will be able to come to the conclusion that PC’s are far more popular than Mac, yet the Mac system is actually more durable and useful.
The majority of computer users own PC's, both for work and recreational use. Since PC’s are used more frequently, software companies find that it is far more profitable to develop software that is for use on a PC instead of a Mac. Computer technology changes so rapidly, forcing computer users to either purchase a new computer to stay up to date, or to upgrade to better software and hardware. There is such a variety of software written for PC's that is unavailable for Macs. A Mac however, has an advantage in one area. Mac computers have some highly specialized software for media production and have been ahead of PC's for quite some time.
It is said that Macintoshes are more expensive than PC’s but this is not necessarily true. It is more suitable to say that Macs are more competitive in some price range configurations than in others. At the low end, the PC is less expensive than the Mac if you can do without Macs
multimedia and connectivity capabilities, but more expensive if you can't do without them. When considering multiple computer access, for example a small company like Mr. Alan’s shoes, PC’s become more expensive. Microsoft charges a set dollar amount for so many users, when on the other hand Apple has no extra charge for extra clients. Consumers in the market for a computer, for a specific use, are more often craving quality. People will...