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Worldwide PC Microprocessor Forecast, 2017–2021: x86 Continues to Dominate a Flat Market

Worldwide PC Microprocessor Forecast, 2017–2021: x86 Continues to Dominate a Flat Market

This IDC study presents a five-year forecast for the PC microprocessor market. "In the 1H17, the most notable events in the PC processor market have been component shortages that have held back shipments of some PCs and the launch of AMD's Ryzen desktop PC processors that has returned serious competition to that segment," said Shane Rau, research vice president, Computing Semiconductors, "In the long term, we expect the Intel and AMD competition to be the most interesting event amid a market that will remain largely flat.


IDC Market Forecast Figure
Executive Summary
Advice for Technology Suppliers
Disruption from Outside the PC Processor Market
Disruption from Inside the PC Processor Market
Market Forecast
Overall
Mobile PC Processor
Desktop PC Processors
Market Context
Drivers and Inhibitors
Drivers
New Products
High-End Processor Mix Raises ASPs
Operating System Support for ARM Architecture
Inhibitors
Component Shortages
Distributed and Automated Computing
Significant Market Developments
Increasing Competition from AMD
Processor Vendor Business Models
Internet of Things
Changes from Prior Forecast
Market Definition
Methodology
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