A) Hardware:i)Laptops and/or desktops to purchase for users.
Topic Desktop Laptop Cost Desktop can be purchased for as low as $400 for a full set and still be a powerful system. Laptops are more limited compared to desktop. To get a more powerful laptop in term of speed, graphics and storage, etc. The price of laptop can be considerably high at a starting price of $1000 Portability Desktop are designed to be used in a location and not move around much, if at all or it can be very cumbersome. Laptops are very portable due to their small size and designed to be carried around places to places. Processor Desktop processors are a larger in size but more powerful than laptop processors. Newer and more advanced processors on the markets are normally available for desktops computers first. Laptop processors have nearly caught up to desktop processors but are still limited when compared to desktop processors.
Gaming laptops can have an equal performance but have a much higher price. Upgrading Most components in desktop are easily removeable, making it easier to upgrade and not mentioning that desktop cases are normally much bigger and spacious, they are easier to work on when doing any upgrade. Memory and hard drive are about the only component removeable that can be upgraded in a laptop. The remaining component are built-in and are not removeable. Repair Repairing a desktop computer is much easier as the idea is same as upgrading because the components are easily removeable and replaceable. Repairing a laptop can be very difficult and finding a replacement part often requires calling the computer manufacturer or ordering from another online site. Reference: https://www.
computerhope.com/issues/ch001399.htmIgnoring othercomparisons such as screen size, keyboard and gaming purposes because it doesnot affect working experiences.Since desktop are overall better from price to performance, I will be buying 20desktops, one for each user. Now that I have decided that desktop is better, Iwill now compare CPUs and the best desktop with best price for workstations.
Desktops Polywell B250-i7 Cerise Circular Computer Dell OptiPlex 5050 Micro Processor name Intel Core i7-7700T Intel Core i7-6700K Intel Core i5-7600T Processor speed 2.9Ghz 4Ghz 2.8Ghz RAM 8 GB 32 GB 8 GB Storage 256 GB 1480 GB 256 GB Graphic card Intel HD Graphics 630 Nvidia GeForce GTX 1070 Intel HD Graphics 630 Operating System Windows 10 Windows 10 Pro Windows 10 Pro Price $600 $2899 $965 Comparing the Processorand the RAM, Intel Core i7 with a ram of 8 GB will be my recommendation. Thisis because in the case where the company use computer for heavy duty such asheavy video editing.
Other than that Intel core of i5 with RAM of 8 GB will berecommendation.For the Graphic card.Intel HD Graphics 630 will be able to handle because Nvidia GeForce GTX 1070 istoo luxurious as it is normally used to and for gaming purposes, which is notthat case now.For Storage, 256 GB willbe enough as external hard drive can also be used incase of storage shortageand 1480 GB is normally used for gaming computer as games can take up a lot ofspace.In conclusion, DellOptiPlex 5050 Micro is best suited and will be my recommendation.Reference: https://gadgets.ndtv.com/laptops/features/windows-10-home-vs-windows-10-pro-differences-new-features-718532http://sea.pcmag.com/desktops/14175/guide/the-best-business-desktops-of-2017Price=$965 x 20 = $19,300