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PC Gaming Hardware Market to Hit $23.6 Billion in 2012 Says Jon Peddie Research

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The recession is winding down and the Enthusiast and Performance class PC gamers (those who spend over $1000 on equipment) have spoken...with their wallets. With chips from AMD, Intel, and Nvidia, new machines from Alienware, HP, Lenovo and others, components and accessories from companies like ASUS, EVGA, Corsair, Logitech, and MadCatz, and new games in the pipe like Far Cry 3, BioShock Infinite, Crysis 3, ARMA 3, rFactor 2, and Interstellar Marines, the financial engine of the world's most elite gaming platform is fully fueled and will drive the global market to $32 billion by 2015.

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there wont be shit if devs keep rolling the PC market with bad console ports. games push people to upgrade, and without that then theres not much point. why would the average consumer need tri-sli GTX590s or tri-fire 7990's to run games like CoD?

Its not going to work without there being an incentive/reason to upgrade.

::EDIT::

Unless all the hardcore gamers/enthusiasts turned into benchers with the soul purpose of having the most expensive rig that money can buy and using it for nothing more then bench runs then that would be depressing.
 
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Lies! PC Gaming is dead!
 
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Lies! PC Gaming is dead!
Lol I went from concole, to pc and I had no clue barely, even how to use a pc, when I did it. I cannot be happier I did it..
Shake those chains loose, that the console makers, put you in.. Come to the force.. The dark side has you, young padowan..
 
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"Interstellar Marines?" Wha? Don't they mean Colonial Marines?
 
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The recession is winding down... LOL. Perhaps if you're watching the TeeVee of propaganda. I didn't know increasingly massive debt (for europe and US) and fake GDP growth (all that wasted borrowed/tax money in the US) was ending the recession.

I would like facts when I read online. Not the same bullshit I can see in newspapers.
 

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The recession is winding down... LOL. Perhaps if you're watching the TeeVee of propaganda. I didn't know increasingly massive debt (for europe and US) and fake GDP growth (all that wasted borrowed/tax money in the US) was ending the recession.

I would like facts when I read online. Not the same bullshit I can see in newspapers.
Ya No Kidding I see right through the leader of the US right now, he is a jackass through and through
 

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Im seeing some really good stuff comming Russia etc, the likes of Arma series and many others are outstanding.

I love upgrading, its a hobby. But that should be driven by innzvative pushes of graphics etc, not poor coding forcing you to buy better hardware to run it.