April 28, 2013

Intel Partners: Reports Of The PC's Death Premature

But, solution providers say there's still demand for new desktops and notebooks today, even in the face of massive growth in tablets and smartphones. 

"There's still a lot of PCs being purchased," said Todd Swank, director of product marketing at Equus, a system builder based in Minnetonka, Minn. "The whole 'PC is dead' talk is a bit overblown." 

 Swank said the PC market may be declining in the consumer space where tablets have become popular, but that PC demand in the commercial space overall is still relatively healthy. 

"Smartphones and tablets are taking a chunk out of the PC market, but that's more in the consumer space," Swank said.

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