The four basic types of computers are as under:
- Mainframe Computer.
Types of Computer
Depending upon the internal structure and subsequent features and applicability, computer system is categorized as follows −
It is high capacity and costly computer. It is largely used by big organizations where many people can use it simultaneously.
This category of computer is the fastest and also very expensive. A typical supercomputer can solve up to ten trillion individual calculations per second.
The computer of this category is a high-end and expensive one. It is exclusively made for complex work purpose.
Personal Computer (PC)
It is a low capacity computer developed for single users.
Apple Macintosh (Mac)
It is a sort of personal computer manufactured by Apple company.
Laptop computer (notebook)
It is a handy computer that can be easily carried anywhere.