Worldwide PC shipments grew by 12.5% in Q2 2007, according to IDC. Asia/Pacific (excluding Japan) returned as the fastest growing region with volume increasing more than 20% from the same quarter one year ago. A competitive market in the United States also helped boost overall growth with other regions expanding in line with or slightly behind forecasts. Channel expansion and competition for the consumer and small business segments added to the trend toward Portable systems as key market drivers.
|Global PC shipments in Q2 2007|
|Q2 2007||Q2 2006||Growth|