IBM PC and IBM Compatible




IBM Compatible

The computers designed as well as developed by IBM Corporation are called IBM PC.

The computers which are designed by IBM but manufactured by companies other then IBM are called IBM Compatibles.

It is also known as original or branded IBM.

It is also called assembled ot duplicate IBM.

It is expensive but reliable compared to IBM Compatible.

It is cheaper but less reliable than IBM PC.

It is usually used by large organization which can afford high cost and requires high security.

It is ususally used by small organization which cannot afford high cost and higher security is not required.

Eg:- IBM Desktop, IBM 1401, IBM laptop.

Eg:- HP laptop, Dell notebooks.