PC Gaming Hardware Market to Hit $23.6 Billion in 2012

Posted by Jon Peddie on May 3rd 2012 | Permalink
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Premium quality "Enthusiast" and "Performance" class equipment contributes $3.2 billion in growth from 2011 TIBURON, Calif., May 03, 2012 --Jon Peddie Research estimates there are 54 million Performance and Enthusiast class PC gamers worldwide, with new entrants and console converts bolstering this to 72 million by 2015 The recession is winding down and the Enthusiast and Performance class PC gamers (those who spend over $1000 on equipment) have spoken...with their wallets. With chips from AMD, Intel, and Nvidia, new machines from Alienware, HP, Lenovo and others, components and accessories from companies like ASUS, EVGA, Corsair, Logitech, and MadCatz, and new games…