The core PC gaming audience often sees itself as comparable to, or perhaps even larger than, the console gaming market. This audience also disproportionately builds its own PCs to exert greater control over the individual components in their gaming rig. We wondered: as a proxy measurement for the core PC gaming market, how many people actually build their own PCs?
A 2013 survey conducted by the US Census Bureau found that 78.5% of homes have a desktop or laptop computer. In a recent RapidPoll, we asked 500 US people to describe their home computer.