Global PC Shipments declined 11.1% YoY in Q2 2022: Counterpoint

Counterpoint, a global research organization, has produced a report on global PC shipments, estimating that they declined 11.1 percent year-on-year in Q2 2022 to reach 71.2 million units, the greatest YoY decline since Q2 2013. Lenovo retained its global PC market leadership with a 24.4 percent share in Q2 2022. To recall, IDC reported a YoY decline of 15.3% for Q2 2022. Continue reading “Global PC Shipments declined 11.1% YoY in Q2 2022: Counterpoint”

ChromeOS Flex for older PCs and Macs now available widely

The announcement of ChromeOS Flex by Google earlier this year, despite its zigzag stitch at the time, provided a sustainable method of reusing obsolete PCs and Macs. Since then, a lot of bugs have been fixed in the software, and it is now ready for a wider use. Continue reading “ChromeOS Flex for older PCs and Macs now available widely”

Global PC Shipments declined 15.3% YoY in Q2 2022: IDC

According to preliminary data from International Data Corporation, the number of traditional PCs shipped around the world in the second quarter of 2022 (2Q22) dropped 15.3% from the same time last year to 71.3 million units. Recently, the Global Wearables Market declined 3% YoY in Q1, 2022 as well. Continue reading “Global PC Shipments declined 15.3% YoY in Q2 2022: IDC”

AMD Ryzen 7000 series 5nm desktop processors announced: AM5 platform with DDR5, PCIe 5.0

AMD unveiled its latest advancements in computing technology today at COMPUTEX 2022, showcasing its latest advancements in high-performance computing, after teasing it earlier this year at the CES. The Ryzen 7000 Series desktop processors with the new “Zen 4” architecture were shown off by the company, and they are expected to deliver significant performance gains when they are released in the fall of 2022. Continue reading “AMD Ryzen 7000 series 5nm desktop processors announced: AM5 platform with DDR5, PCIe 5.0”

HP Envy 16, Envy 17.3 laptops, Envy x360 2-in-1s announced

HP has introduced its new HP Spectre x360 and HP Envy laptops x360 for the year 2022. These laptops are made for today’s hybrid environments and give you the freedom to create and live with ease. Continue reading “HP Envy 16, Envy 17.3 laptops, Envy x360 2-in-1s announced”

India PC Market grows 37.7% YoY in Q1 2022: IDC

According to new data from the International Data Corporation, India’s traditional PC market grew by 37.7% in the first quarter of 2022. Desktops, laptops, and workstations were all included in the list, said IDC. The desktop category had its first million-plus sales since 3Q 2014, while the notebook category remained the sales driver with 3.1 million units. The resurgence in the government sector fueled consumer demand, and merchants pushed inventories through the channels to keep the market positive. Continue reading “India PC Market grows 37.7% YoY in Q1 2022: IDC”

PC monitor shipments hit a 9-year high in 2021, but it is expected to slow down: IDC

According to the International Data Corporation (IDC) Worldwide Quarterly PC Monitor Tracker, given the challenging second half of the year, the market outperformed expectations and finished 2021 with a 5.0% year-over-year growth rate. In the fourth quarter of 2021 (4Q21), the global PC monitor market continued its quarterly decline, with unit shipments falling 5.2% compared to the same quarter in 2020. Continue reading “PC monitor shipments hit a 9-year high in 2021, but it is expected to slow down: IDC”

Worldwide PC market shipped 83.6 million in Q2, 2021; records 13.2% YoY growth: IDC

The worldwide PC market continues to grow in the second quarter of 2021, despite facing a chip shortage. The market shipped a total of 83.6 million units, growing 13.2% YoY, and the top 5 companies were Lenovo, HP, Dell, Apple and Acer.

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Worldwide PC shipments up 45% YoY in Q1 2021; companies still facing chip shortage

Counterpoint has released reports for the worldwide PC shipments for Q1 2021. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and increase in demand for electronic products, there is a chip shortage that is going on worldwide. The impact of the chip shortage is huge and new reports suggest that the impact will continue this year as well. Continue reading “Worldwide PC shipments up 45% YoY in Q1 2021; companies still facing chip shortage”

Worldwide PC shipments reach 84 million units in Q1 2021, records 55.2% YoY growth

During the first quarter of 2021, the worldwide traditional PC market continued to grow at 55.2% when compared to the same quarter last year, shipping nearly 84 million units. There continued to be high demand across all market segments along with heavily constrained supply, and the top 5 manufacturers were Lenovo, HP, Dell, Apple, and Acer.

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AMD Ryzen 9 5950X Review – The king of the Ryzen CPUs

Late last year, AMD outed a bunch of new processors under the Ryzen 5000 series which are based on the new Zen 3 architecture. The most premium offering from AMD is the Ryzen 9 5950X which boasts of 16 cores and 32 threads and is one the most attractive offerings in the market for anyone looking to build high-end PC for gaming or otherwise and takes on Intel’s top-most offering i9-10900K. Does the AMD 5950X live up to the expectations. Lets take a look in this review.
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