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    Cmparing and contrasting PCs against mainframes.

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    Personal computers are small in size, potable, and are designed for a single user. Mainframes on the other hand are used to connect several users in a large organization and are very large in size. In the past mainframe computers used to be as large as a building. They are now smaller than a building but still very large when compared to a personal computer. It is important to note that personal computers originated from a dumb terminal that was used to access the mainframe. Since both mainframes and personal computers are computing devices, they both possess a processor, operating system, storage, memory, hard-drive, displays, and many other architectural components ...

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