Consumer PCs vs. Pro Workstations

On any given  weekend, offers from local retailers arrive at your doorsteps—literally.  Spilling out of a bloated Sunday paper, the special inserts from Best Buy and  Fry’s compete for your attention, right alongside discount coupons from Safeway  and Macy’s.

Looking at those  consumer PCs listed for $400 to $600, you must have wondered: Why bother with a  workstation that can set you back anywhere from $1,000 to $5,000? Why not grab  a top-of-the-line consumer brand, add a couple gigabytes of memory, add a graphics  processing unit (GPU), upgrade the storage to a couple of terabytes, and turn  it into your own homegrown workstation? Read More

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