The market for Personal computers is faltering for years, now the supply shortages of components verhagelten least of all the manufacturers in the business.

According to market research company Gartner, the global sales in the fourth quarter of 2018 fell after two quarters of growth to 4.3 percent.

Overall, went back to the market to 2018, year-on-year 1.3 percent. As a result of the CPU bottleneck, the provider would not be able to meet the rise in demand, especially in the case of enterprise customers in many ways, said Gartner analyst Mikako Kitagawa. Gartner, however, expects the demand to 2019 will continue.

in Total, would have damped economic and political uncertainties in some countries, the business PCs. In the case of private users, the demand itself had not been in the Christmas business. World market leader Lenovo was able to further expand its leadership position with a market share of 22.5 percent, behind HP (21.7 percent market share) and Dell (16.2 percent). Apple defended its Position on the fourth (6.9 percent market share), ranked five and six follow Acer (6.1 percent) and Asus (6.0%).