Desktop Replacement Computer

A desktop replacement computer (DTR) is a personal computer that provides the full capabilities of a desktop computer while remaining mobile. They are often larger, bulkier laptops. Because of their increased size, this class of computer usually includes more powerful components and a larger display than generally used in smaller portable computers and can have a relatively limited battery capacity (or none at all). Some use a limited range of desktop components to provide better performance at the expense of battery life. These are sometimes called desknotes, a portmanteau of the words "desktop" and "notebook", though the term is also applied to desktop replacement computers in general.

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... Modern desktop replacements generally perform better than traditional laptop-style computers as their size allows the inclusion of more powerful components ... However, these advantages generally come at a price premium, with many computers in this class costing as much as two desktop computers with similar specifications ... Using a laptop form factor, however, desktop replacements still often suffer from limitations similar to those of more mobile laptops ...

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