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New CPU and GPU Rollouts to Trigger Replacement Demand for Gaming Notebook PCs in 2020: MIC
April 30, 2019


Global gaming PC market volume is expected to total around 17 million units in 2019, 9.47 million of which will be gaming notebook PCs with 7.8% year-on-year growth while 7.56 million will be desktop PCs with 10.8% year-on-year growth, according to Taipei-based, government-backed MIC (Market Intelligence & Consulting Institute). "The strong replacement demand for gaming notebook PCs, in particular, will arrive sometime in 2020,”says Sagitta Pan, senior industry analyst with MIC. “This growth will be mainly attributed to AMD’s new 7nm CPU and GPU rollouts at the end of 2019 and Intel’s new 10nm CPU and GPU rollouts in 2020."

Global Gaming PC Market Volume, 2017-2023

Source: MIC, April 2019

"Owing to the advancement in hardware specs, notebook PCs now have power performance to reach up to 70% to 80% of the same level of desktop PCs with much friendlier price. Gaming notebook PCs have tendency towards lower prices.”

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