Waiting for Zen might be cunning
Last year, Kerrisdale Capital Investment warned that AMD would go bankrupt by 2020 and with Zen not appearing until the end of this year we were slightly concerned that the outfit did not have enough to survive what will be a dismal year.
At least Core i5-2400/FX-6100 and GTX 560/HD 7770
Although the game is still far from being released and we have yet to see it enter its beta phase, we now have first PC system requirements for the upcoming Tom Clancy's The Division game.
Strong US dollar to blame, amongst other things
Worldwide PC shipments dropped 8.3 percent in the fourth quarter which was the worst sales have been since 2008, beancounters at Gartner Group said.
Current PC’s don't have the spec
Before Christmas we were saying that the reason the PC market is in the dole-drums is because there is nothing around which would lead you to need to upgrade, but now it appears that there might be – virtual reality.
No compelling need for an upgrade for a decade
For the last few years the PC market has been falling steadily, but the reason has never been truly worked out, but the answer could be found in the rise of gaming computers.
Nobody loves the PC
Although third-quarter worldwide PC shipments showed some signs of life, the PC supply chain is still pretty depressed.
More updates coming
Software giant Microsoft has finally managed to link its PC windows with Mobile and now both will be updated at the same time.
IDC predicts only minor recovery next year
Beancounters at IDC have poured cold water on hopes that the PC market will do better next year.
Predicts it can make its cash elsewhere
Intel said 2016 sales will climb in the "mid single-digit" percent range and said it didn’t need a buoyant personal-computer market to make piles of dosh.