5 reasons why your next PC should be a server


It won't come as a surprise that servers are solidly built machines, designed with pragmatism in mind rather than aesthetics. The resulting products (and looking at standalone servers mainly) will take more than a few knocks and bumps than consumer PCs before they give up the ghost.

Most server designs have been tweaked over decades rather than being dictated by looks, servers tend to use different, tried-and-trusted components sets as well. And just to give you that extra peace of mind, they will usually come with an option to upgrade the warranty to next business day, multi-year, onsite warranty.

Desire Athow
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Désiré has been musing and writing about technology during a career spanning four decades. He dabbled in website builders and web hosting when DHTML and frames were in vogue and started narrating about the impact of technology on society just before the start of the Y2K hysteria at the turn of the last millennium.