US PC market leaders: Dell – 32.9%, HP – 20.3%, Gateway – 6.8%

Dell defended its share of 32.9% of the US PC market in Q4 2005 by increasing its PC shipments by 8.6% in Q4 2005 compared to Q4 2004. HP was second with 20.3% of the market, followed by Gateway with 6.8%. US PC market was up 8.7% in Q4 2005 compared to Q4 2004.

US PC market in Q4 2005
  Q4 2005 Q4 2004 Growth
Vendor Shipments, 000 Share, % Shipments, 000 Share, % YTY
Dell 5,741 32.9% 5,287 32.9% 8.6%
HP 3,545 20.3% 3,323 20.7% 6.7%
Gateway 1,184 6.8% 1,025 6.4% 15.5%
Lenovo 711 4.1% 0 0.0% N/A
Lenovo (Merged) 711 4.1% 684 4.3% 3.9%
Toshiba 635 3.6% 577 3.6% 9.9%
Others 5,639 32.3% 5,845 36.4% -3.5%
All Vendors 17,455 100.0% 16,057 100.0% 8.7%
Source: IDC