The Generation Gap



Generations

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

Born Between 1981-2003/age range 28 and younger!

Born Between 1981-2003/age range 28 and younger!

Born Between 1946-1964/age range 45 to 63!

Born Between 1965-1980/age range 62 to 29!

Born Between 1900-1945/age range 64 Older!

Born Between 1981-2003/age range 28 and younger!

Pitstop User populous does range from over 65 to under 28!

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