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Jon Peddie Research (JPR),  announced new info on PC Add-in Board (AIB) shipments during Q1’2013.

  • Total AIB shipments totaled 14.8 million units
  • Nvidia continues to hold a dominant market share position at 64%; in Q1’13, AMD gained 1.4% in AIB market share
  • A little over 32 million desktop PCs shipped worldwide in the quarter, a decrease of 13.7%.

JPR publishes a series of reports on the PC Gaming Hardware Market, which covers system and accessories, and looks at 31 countries. More information can be found here: http://www.jonpeddie.com/publications/pc_gaming_hardware_market_report/.

Jon Peddie Research released new research on the PC Gaming segment. Here are some of the highlights:

  • There are 54 million Performance and Enthusiast class PC gamers worldwide – Enthusiast and Performance class PC gamers are defined as those who spend over $1,000 on equipment.
  • JPR forecasts PC gamers to reach 72 million by 2015
  • The PC gaming hardware market was $23.6 Billion in 2012
  • The market for PC gaming hardware will reach  $32 billion by 2015
  • JPR has found very strong demand in BRIC countries for systems, accessories, and upgrades approaching $4.7 billion in 2012 and growing to $7.7 billion by 2015

 

 

Jon Peddie Research released new research on the state of the PC Games market. Here are some of the key insights:

  • There are 54 million Performance and Enthusiast class PC gamers worldwide
  • The number of  Performance and Enthusiast class PC gamers worldwide will grow to 72 million by 2015
  • There is very strong demand in the  Performance and Enthusiast class PC gamers worldwide for systems, accessories, and upgrades approaching $4.7 billion in 2012 and growing to $7.7 billion by 2015
  • China’s internet cafe’s are driving demand for Mainstream and some Performance class gaming equipment

 

According to Jon Peddie Research, PC Gaming Hardware is forecast to reach $27 Billion in 2010.

Year

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

Total PC Gaming Hardware Market

$20,076

$21,260

$27,617

$32,749

$34,760

  • The worldwide PC gaming hardware market will gain $1.2 billion in2009,  a 5.9% increase versus 2008 (from $20.07 to $21.26 billion)
  • The worldwide PC gaming hardware market is expected to grow by 30% in 2010