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Use word-processing software to document what your needs are as a computer user and your justification for selecting either a desktop or a portable computer. Find a Web site that allows you to order and customize a computer and select those options that best meet your needs in a cost-effective manner. Assume that you have a budget of $650. Enter the computer specifications you selected and associated costs from the Web site into an Excel spread-sheet that you cut and paste into the document defining your needs. Email the document to your instructor.

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Ralph Stair + 1 other
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781285867168

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12th Edition
Ralph Stair + 1 other
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781285867168
Chapter 3, Problem 2PSE
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Use word-processing software to document what your needs are as a computer user and your justification for selecting either a desktop or a portable computer. Find a Web site that allows you to order and customize a computer and select those options that best meet your needs in a cost-effective manner. Assume that you have a budget of $650. Enter the computer specifications you selected and associated costs from the Web site into an Excel spread-sheet that you cut and paste into the document defining your needs. Email the document to your instructor.

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Requirements as a computer user:

The requirements as a computer user are shown below:

  • The preferred type is a portable computer system.
  • To process with software such as word, excel and power point.
  • To process with compiler software such as visual studio, Turbo C++, Python GUI compiler and C compiler.
  • To process with computer games that requires enough memory requirements.
  • To process with business applications and creating business documents using high level tools...

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Website to choose a computer:

  • The website chosen for selecting a required computer is “Amazon.com”.
    • It provides detailed information regarding each product...

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Selected computer specifications:

The specifications for chosen computer are shown below:

...
SpecificationsCost
Core i5 CPU$310

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