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Asus breaks into PC makers' Top 5

Jul 15, 2010, 15:34 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Erica Ogg)

"The maker of the tiny Eee PC Netbook has joined the giants of computing.

"For the second quarter of 2010, Asus shipped 4.3 million PCs, good enough for 5.3 percent of the worldwide market, according to IDC. The Taiwanese manufacturer's PC shipments grew 84 percent during the quarter, allowing it to pull into a dead-even tie with Toshiba for the very first time: the two are tied, that is, for fifth-most PC sales during the quarter behind usual suspects Hewlett-Packard, Dell, Acer, and Lenovo.

"Asus' arrival as a major player in the PC game has been in the making for some time."

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