This is a look at the PC Pitstop users by generation or age group. Obviously, age likely plays a significant role in how a PC is used. Our analysis uses four major Generation groupings based on the birth year of the users running our free on-line scans.
Matures (1900 – 1945)
Boomers (1946 – 1964)
Xers (1965 – 1980)
Millennials (1981 – 2003)
The following charts reveal some of the differences between the PCs used by the four generation groups.
Average CPU Speeds Don’t Show the Whole Story
The Younger Generations have Multi-core Processors
Average MIPS are closely correlated to Multi-core processing power
Intel Processors are still found on the majority of PCs.
Installed RAM is Very Consistent across Age Groups
The migration to Windows 8 by age bracket.
The Migration to Windows 7 is happening across all Age Groups