Reply to post:

Globo PC sales up for first time in 7 straight years – but market still 25% down on 2011

cornetman Silver badge

I always assumed that the decline in Desktops would be non-linear.

Obviously a lot of people that used their home systems for email and browsing primarily have moved to laptops or just use their smartphone now.

But there are quite a few use-cases where you do need the power of a "proper" machine.

I reckon that we are at the point where the current tranche of desktop users are ones that really need them.

As for the increase, I wouldn't rule out the increased excitement by the resurgence of AMD into the mix with their better value, massively increased performance CPUs entering the desktop space, along with a plethora of interesting graphics cards,

POST COMMENT House rules

Not a member of The Register? Create a new account here.

  • Enter your comment

  • Add an icon

Anonymous cowards cannot choose their icon

SUBSCRIBE TO OUR WEEKLY TECH NEWSLETTER

Biting the hand that feeds IT © 1998–2020