Month: December 2005

Wide Screen Display Trends

Wide screen displays are becoming more popular. Portable PCs are rapidly leading the trend. Whether your need is to view wide spread sheets, watch a wide screen DVD movie or multitask using multiple screen windows, wide screen displays, which are replacing the traditional personal computing 4:3 and 5:4 aspect ratio displays, may be the answer.

Optical Drive Capabilities

The following charts analyzes over time what % of PC’s have the ability to read and burn CD’s and DVD’s. We use a proprietary analysis technique to determine the read and write capabilities of each CD and DVD drive in the PC.

Hard Disks

Unlike any other research house, our diagnostics are querying user’s hard drives, gathering hard drive usage information no where else to be found in the world.

Hard Drive Size Summary

Bandwidth Performance Ranges

The internet keeps getting faster as ISP’s continually increase performance to be more competitive. The following results are based on the actual bandwidth tests run by PC’s at PC Pitstop.