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Worldwide PC Microprocessor Forecast, 2016–2020

Worldwide PC Microprocessor Forecast, 2016–2020

This IDC study presents a five-year forecast for the PC microprocessor market. "PC system inventories and a bad economic environment will depress the PC processor market in 2016," said Shane Rau, research vice president for Computing Semiconductors. "However, long-term prospects are not much better as other sources of computing, like smartphone processors and the server processors of the cloud, steal computing cycles from the PC."

IDC Market Forecast Figure
Executive Summary
Advice for Technology Suppliers
Market Forecast
Market Context
Drivers and Inhibitors
New Technologies
Soft Economic Demand
System Inventories
Distributed and Automated Computing
Significant Market Developments
Weak Competitors
Processor Vendor Business Models
Changing Silicon
Internet of Things
Changes from Prior Forecast
Market Definition
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