| ||Thread Tools|
|15th January 2009, 17:45||#1|
Join Date: May 2002
PC market hits wall in 4Q, IT market to tank in 2009
Market research firm IDC reports that PC shipments (including portables and desktops) posted their first year-over-year decline since the second quarter of 2001, dropping by 0.4 percent. That may not seem like much of a drop but, given that the PC market has posted an average annual increase of 15 percent over the last five years, the sudden 0.4 percent drop means that the market just hit a brick wall.
The most dramatic drop-off in growth was in the red-hot portables sector, which makes sense, because that's where most of the growth was. Portable PC growth rates were a solid 40 percent year-over-year for the first three quarters of 2008, until the you-know-what hit the fan in the fourth quarter and the segment's growth halved to just 20 percent year-over-year.
|Thread||Thread Starter||Forum||Replies||Last Post|
|AMD's CPU Market Share in Q4 2009 Was 19.4% (vs 17.7% in Q4 2008)||jmke||WebNews||0||26th January 2010 13:16|
|AMD's CPU market share at 22.3% in 2009 Q1||jmke||WebNews||0||12th May 2009 19:08|
|AMD grabs 20.9% of CPU market in Q1 2009||jmke||WebNews||0||2nd May 2009 22:49|
|IE market share drops to 67.6% in January 2009||jmke||WebNews||0||2nd February 2009 21:26|
|Kingston Technology 2009 Predictions & Trends for the Memory Market||jmke||WebNews||0||23rd December 2008 11:38|
|AMD Shanghai Rushed in, Hits Market in Q4 2008||jmke||WebNews||0||16th August 2008 21:44|
|Worldwide PC processor market hits record levels of unit shipments||jmke||WebNews||0||29th January 2008 11:16|
|ATI Radeon X1950 XTX Uber Edition Hits The Market||jmke||WebNews||0||18th January 2007 22:42|
|AMD Hits 21.4% Market Share||jmke||WebNews||0||25th January 2006 00:46|