Desktop computer sales crash

Sales of desktop computers in Ireland collapsed in the last three months of 2012, falling up to 42 per cent on sales levels in 2011, according to new figures.

17th February, 2013

Sales of desktop computers in Ireland collapsed in the last three months of 2012, falling up to 42 per cent on sales levels in 2011, according to new figures compiled by GfK.

The desktops, which are classified as separate PCs and monitors, also rose in price by an average of €68 last year.

Meanwhile, sales of so-called 'all-in-one' desktop PCs - a category defined by Apple's iMac - fell by 30 per cent in the last three months...

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