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U.S. Lags In PC Shipments Says Gartner Report

1/30/2006 02:00:00 AM Eastern

A preliminary tally of worldwide PC shipments for 2005 by research firm Gartner has the economic region of Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA) surpassing the United States in computer shipments for the first time.

According to the company's data, 72.6 million units shipped to the EMEA, a 17.1 percent increase over 2004, compared with 67.1 million in the United States during 2005. Overall worldwide shipments increased 15.3 percent during the year with 218 .5 million units leaving factories.

Dell remained the world's top vendor, shipping 36.8 million units to give the company a 16.8 percent market share. The Taiwanese firm Acer showed the greatest improvement, boosting shipments 58 percent year over year to 10.1 million.

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