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Computing By Personality: Which Computer Best Suits You?

By Rizwan Ahmad - 23 February 2013 No Comments
Which Computer Best Suits You?
Computers can do just about anything these days, and choosing one that meets your needs can be daunting. But here are five types of user personalities, and the computer model that best suits each.
Which one are you?

Personality: The Student
Computer: Lenovo IdeaPad Z570
Whether in high school or university, students need to be able to take their work with them everywhere. A laptop is a must, but since study is your primary concern right now, you’re likely limited by financial considerations. You don’t need a powerful beast that chews through the meatiest of games; as long as it can access the internet, and run necessary programs like Microsoft Office and Adobe Creative Suite, you can strip away all the unnecessary bells and whistles, and save yourself a bundle with a functional laptop.
Lenovo’s IdeaPad line is perfect for you, and the Z570 model may be the best. With WiFi, 3G and Bluetooth connectivity, it lets you work from anywhere. And hey, since life isn't all about work, it also features a vast multimedia suite, including reliable Intel processors, a BluRay reader and HD visuals, for when you need a break.

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Personality: The Business Owner
Computer: HP Compaq 6000 Pro
Nowadays, there are few businesses that don’t require a computer of some kind. Whether it’s to look up items in stock in retail, or to keep track of the paperwork in a plumbing company, these computers are usually designed to be functional, without wasting money on unnecessary extras.
A cost-effective desktop computer is ideal, with enough processing power to run the programs relevant to your business. After all, Microsoft Office and the MYOB management suite aren’t very straining on the system memory.

The HP Compaq 6000 Pro is a great business PC, providing a stable system that runs everything you’ll need it to, at a great price attained by removing the superfluous luxuries.

Personality: The Casual User
Computer: iPad
Ok, so the iPad isn't a computer as such, but it wraps a lot of the same functions in a user-friendly package. Say you aren't using computers for typing and filing paperwork, and you aren't interested in intense, hardcore games. Say all you’re looking for a powerful electronic assistant for your everyday life. The iPad is perfect for you.

Apple’s interface has been polished over the years, into a system that is very easy for newcomers to learn. It’s portable, it makes browsing the internet a breeze, and there are apps for just about every facet of life.

There are thousands of high quality, addictive, bite-sized games, and the most commonly-used websites have apps that streamline the experience for mobile devices. Using YouTube, Google, Wikipedia and IMDb has never been simpler, and the apps for social networks like Facebook, Twitter and Pinterest will let you keep in contact with friends and family wherever you go.

Personality: Life Balancer
Computer: Chillblast Fusion Lynx
All work and no play is dull. But all play and no work, doesn't work either. Life is about balance, and your family might need a household computer that caters to both.

Achieve a good middle-ground with something that allows Internet browsing, runs work-essential programs, but also features a decent multimedia setup, and enough grunt to play some games.
The Chillblast Fusion Lynx is powered by a mid-range Intel i5 processor, includes a very generous 16GB of RAM, a terabyte of hard drive space, and a graphics card that can handle a good chunk of the games. If you’re after a machine that offers a bit of everything, with an appropriate middle-range price tag, Chillblast have you covered.

Personality: The Hardcore Gamer
Computer: Alienware X51
Work? Nope, that’s what laptop rental is for. For those of the mindset that computers are better as tools of pleasure than tools of toil, then Alienware’s beastly rigs will have you salivating.

It’s all about raw power here, and the X51 model delivers an eye-popping, ear-bleeding experience.  Think a third-generation Intel Core i7 3.4GHz CPU, a whopping 16GB of DDR3 RAM, a one terabyte hard drive, a BluRay disc reader, and a powerful 1.5GB GDDR5 NVIDIA GeForce GTX 660 graphics card. All that is wrapped in the iconic, eye-catching Alienware exterior, so your monster’s bark matches its bite.

Michael Irving is a freelance writer and blogger, and an avid gamer. He has used laptop rental services to find the computer that best caters to those needs.
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This article is contributed by Michael Irving and posted by Rizwan Ahmad Author and founder of, He is a tech blogger from India and he loves to share his thoughts by writing articles on this site to the different topics related to technology world,


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