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Personal computer

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A personal computer (PC) is a general-purpose computer, whose size, capabilities an oreeginal sale price maks it uisefu for individuals, an which is intendit tae be operatit directly bi an end-uiser wi na intervenin computer operator. This contrastit wi the batch processin or time-sharin models which allaed muckler, mair expensive minicomputer an mainframe seestems tae be uised bi mony fowk, uisually at the same time. Lairge data processin seestems require a full-time staff tae operate efficiently.