4th December 2019


Are desktop computers more expensive than laptops?

Portability – The most obvious reason a laptop is so much better is they are just so portable. Power Efficient – Laptops are also much more power efficient than bigger often more power hungry desktops.

Simply so, are desktops more powerful than laptops?

Whether you're spending $300 or $3,000, you will get a more powerful computer for your money if you're willing to give up portability. You have more upgrade options with a desktop. Most laptops will let you easily add RAM and swap out the hard drive. But your average desktop can take more RAM than your average laptop.

Do laptop computers use a lot of electricity?

This is on the low end of power consumption for a laptop. Over an hour of usage it uses 12 Wh of electricity, which is 83 hours of use per kWh. With an average cost of electricity of 12c/kWh, this means that for $1 in electricity I can run my laptop for 651 hours.