Gartner predicts PC market will rise 12.6% in 2004, not 13.4%

Gartner predicted worldwide PC shipments would rise by 12.6% in 2004, to 185 mln units, according to its preliminary Q3 forecast.

Gartner predicted worldwide PC shipments would rise by 12.6% in 2004, to 185 mln units, according to its preliminary Q3 forecast. That is less than the 13.4% growth the research company predicted in Q2.