Computer Studies - Types of computers

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Super Computer

-Very Powerful
-Thousands of Processors
-Used for many calculations at once; Weather forecasting

Main Frame

-Very Powerful
-Powers terminals together
-Used by large companies to store and process data

Personal Computer Desktop

-Powerful
-Individuals
-A small desktop for home use to store and process data

Net Top

-Low Power
-Mini
-Used as a small desktop computer; Internet browsing

Laptop

-Powerful
-Portable
-Used as a personal computer for portability

Net Book

-Slightly powerful
-Light, mobile and portable
-Used for travelling and is smaller than laptop; macbook air

PDA/Palmtop

-Very Small
-No Keyboard but has touch pen screen
-Used for a mobile device that functions as a personal info manager

Embedded

-Specific Tasks
-Small/little memory
-Used for controlling specific actions of a computer

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