Three year fall for PC IC sales, says IC Insights

For the last three years (2011-2013), IC sales for PCs have declined, sinking 8% in 2011 to $71.0 billion, followed by an 11% drop in 2012 to $63.3 billion and an 8% drop In 2013 to $58.1 billion,says IC Insights.

This year PC IC sales are expected to rise 3% to $59.6 billion.

However, in between 2012 and 2017, PC IC sales are projected to fall by a CAGR of -0.4% to $62.1 billion in the final year of the forecast.

By contrast, tablet IC sales increased 37% in 2013 to $14.7 billion from $10.7 billion in 2012, when revenues surged 73% from $6.2 billion in 2011.

IC Insights is forecasting a 20% increase in tablet IC sales in 2014 to $17.6 billion, followed by 10% growth in 2015 to $19.5 billion.

Between 2012 and 2017, tablet IC sales are expected to grow by a CAGR of 15.3% to $21.8 billion.

The Internet/cloud systems segment is expected to generate $558 million in IC sales in 2014, which will be a 37% increase from about $408 million in 2013.

IC sales for Internet/cloud computing systems are projected to grow by a CAGR of 28.7% in the forecast period, reaching $1.1 billion in 2017.


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