There have been many controversial arguments about Apple’s Mac (Macintosh) and Window’s Pc. I am not in a position to say which one is better out of Mac Computers and Windows Computers, but you’re going to figure it out yourself. However, both Operating systems have their merits (Pros& Cons) and it really all depends on your personal needs.
There might be not much difference between Macs and PCs, they nearly have the same hardware but their packaging and approach are obviously apart.
PC looks to be more user-friendly and have the popularity in Market while Mac looks professional and caters to a niche audience.
Mac Vs Windows Pc : Which One Is Better ?
Comparing Macs and Windows Pc would really be like choosing between Apples and Oranges! Let’s see what they both offer and lacks based on their Hardware, Security, Compatibility, Design and Users Interface.
- Macs have been consistently voted the most attractive computers on the market because of its Stylish, attractive and user interface design.
- It rarely gets viruses due to fact that their OS is relatively small in usage among users which results in less Mac viruses being created.
- Macs can provide a UNIX-like experience and also have commercial applications.
- It’s quite fast, have a faster boot up and shut down time.
- Almost all Mac software works on PCs, but not nearly as many PC software work on Macs.
- The Mac is at a much lesser risk of being under attack from malicious software and hackers because of its security features.
- Higher resolution than most PCs, and are widely used by creative professionals due to the better software and monitor.
- Mac parts are scarce and very expensive, reason why users find it difficult to upgrade their Mac since parts are Mac specific and owned by Apple.
- It has a smaller range of software unlike Windows Pc though you can use Bootcamp to run a Windows OS on your Mac OS.
- Default graphics card Mac Pro cannot be updated and may not satisfy the needs of 3D graphics intensive apps reason why most new games don’t do well on a Mac as many do not have a Mac version available.
- It’s difficult to replace Macs part.
- Mac is not fully customizable due to their closed operating system.
Windows PCs ;
- Wide variety of the computer is available unlike the Macs.
- Is highly customizable
- Windows is a common platform most of the world uses.
- It has more software available than any platform.
- It’s easier to replace and upgrade the parts on your own.
- PCs are always backward compatible, in the sense that new operating systems like Windows 7 can be run on a relatively old PC. This is a major advantage that they have over Macs.
- Windows offer a better gaming experience.
- It easier to fix PC problems yourself, since it’s easier to access the operating system.
- The Operating system looks quite simple.
- Unlike Macs, Windows has low control over their software, and so there are many bad software that can crash your computer.
- Looking at PC specifications can be confusing because Windows computers have a wide range. you can read a guide to know which laptop to buy
- PCs get more viruses because of its domination in the market.
- Security is one of their big issues.
- PCs require more maintenance than Macs, and you’ll have to fix computer problems more often than on a Mac.
Note: Windows-based computers includes Asus, Acer, Dell, Compaq, eMachines, Gateway, Samsung, HP, Lenovo, Sony, Toshiba and the likes While Mac is only on Apple’s brand.
Am not posting this based on my opinion but rather looking through both Operating system and discuss what they have to offer and what they are lacking, more also to rub mind together with you readers.
Back to you:
Are you Team Mac Or Team windows Pc ? And why did you love and prefer it over the other? Do give use your answer by using the comment box below. Remember that your comments thoughts or questions are highly welcomed and much appreciated.
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