NPD: 12% of US computer owners have a Mac

By Matthew ยท 8 replies
Oct 5, 2009
  1. According to a recent study by NPD Group, 12% of households that have computers own a Mac, which is up 3% from last year. The outfit's research also shows that 85% of those Mac owners have a Windows-based PC. Some 66% of Apple computer households own three or more computers, compared to just 29% of Windows PC households.

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  2. raybay

    raybay TS Evangelist Posts: 7,241   +10

    Wow, and holy moley!
  3. Tekkaraiden

    Tekkaraiden TS Evangelist Posts: 997   +93

    Well when you get a free ipod with purchase....
  4. Julio Franco

    Julio Franco TechSpot Editor Posts: 7,668   +988

    I have a MacBook Pro, I run Windows 7 on it ;)
  5. LNCPapa

    LNCPapa TS Special Forces Posts: 4,274   +461

    I have a MackBook Pro also Julio - but I run 7, 10.5.8, and 9.04 on it - it spends the most time booted into 7 as well these days.
  6. I have an Alienware ALX, and I play Crysis on max settings 90 fps :)
  7. tengeta

    tengeta TS Enthusiast Posts: 612

    I like my MacBook, but when I'm not doing casual things it tends to get set aside.
  8. geechiesway

    geechiesway TS Rookie

    "with about 36% reporting incomes greater than $100,000"

    and people waste time writing viruses for pc's....where's robin hood at?
  9. LNCPapa

    LNCPapa TS Special Forces Posts: 4,274   +461

    Depending on where you live 100k/year might not be much at all.
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