UK PC market grew 16.9% in Q4 2004

Firmly in line with forecasts, the UK PC market expanded by 16.9% year on year in Q4 2004, leading to full year growth of 17.9% overall. Concluding what has been a strong year for the industry, over 2.6 mln units were shipped in Q4 2004, 35% of which were notebooks. The notebook market continued to be the key driver of growth, expanding by 34.4% year on year, while desktop and x86 server sales grew by 9.1% and 13% respectively.