Now below 100 million a year
Beancounters at IDC have added up some numbers and divided them by their shoe size and reached the conclusion that desktop PC sales in 2017 fell below 100 million for the first time.
Higher-clocked RAM, GTX 1080 Ti, and new 500W PSU
Corsair has updated the One small form-factor (SFF) desktop PC, equipping it with the latest Intel Core i7-8700K Coffee Lake CPU, Geforce GTX 1080 Ti, faster RAM and new 500W 80 Plus PSU.
Another big win
Fudzilla exclusively brought you the news that Samsung is one of the companies working on a very sexy Snapdragon on Windows 10 and our sources have confirmed that Xiaomi is also part of the early supporter group.
No one appears interested
Toshiba has said that it has not entered into talks with any company to sell its personal computer business, denying media reports that it was in negotiations to sell the unit to Taiwan’s Asustek.
Users keep the old ones going
Beancounters at Gartner have been adding up some numbers and reached the conclusion that sales of traditional PCs are still falling.
Down 6.4 per cent over last year
Beancounters at IDC have added up some numbers and divided them by their shoe size and worked out that worldwide PC monitor shipments totalled 28.5 million units in the second quarter of 2017.
Destroys harddrive with a steam roller
Fantasy writer Sir Terry Pratchett has taken revenge on his computer from beyond the grave by having an antique steam roller drive over the top of its hard drive.
With Nvidia GameWorks enhancements
At a special event at Gamescom 2017, Square Enix announced that Final Fantasy XV will be coming to the PC in 2018 and since Nvidia was a partner at the announcement, it does not come as a surprise that it will feature Nvidia technologies.
Xbox man claims
Former Xbox lead engineer Boyd Multerer shocked the Develop conference by this year by warning that the PC is becoming the red-headed step-child of the processor market.
Research from memory specialists Crucial suggests that a quarter of UK users have a PC which has reached what the firm calls the ‘memory cliff’ – the point where the computer is hugely slowed down, or completely falls over or crashes.