New desktop computers come in innovative designs and space saving models. It makes use of the latest technologies, which include high speed microprocessors and memory devices. It can support dual monitors without using any hardware. The systems that support dual monitors have two Digital Visual Interface (DVI) connectors or two Video Graphics Array (VGA) connectors at the back. Some other systems have both the connectors. New systems are easier to manage than the traditional personal computers. It has an average capacity of about 20GB.
New desktop computers are obtained with Windows installed, in most cases. This is because of the fact that the operating system Windows is considered a standard for desktop computers. Even though the computers are obtained with windows installed, certain simple tasks are performed at the beginning to start the machine. Initially, all the required hardware is connected. Then, the Windows set up is allowed to run. A number of questions appear on screen and the installer has to answer the questions accordingly.
New desktop computers come with software programs such as word processing, databases, and spreadsheets. Educational applications such as encyclopedias are included in new computers. Almost all new computers have CD-ROM drives and zip disk drives. This benefits users to run CDs. However, these computers do not have drives for inserting a floppy.
New desktop computers of recent years have additional features such as on board network card and high speed modems. It has video capture software along with browser facility. With these features, it is easy to access World Wide Web with new computers. The cost associated with accessing is relatively low in new systems.
New desktop computers with basic operations such as typing letters, Internet facility, and desktop publishing are available at cheaper rates, at about 450 dollars. These computers with upgrade capabilities are easily bought for 1000 dollars. Printer and other peripheral charges are not included along with this cost. New computers are also available from discount stores such as Wal-Mart, at around 800 dollars.