- Feb 4, 2016
In looking back at the past decade and a half of sales, over three-quarters of PCs sold can't run Windows 11.
The breakdown is this: 3.62B billion PCs were sold between 2006 and 2017 (the last year CPUs too old to run Windows 11 were made). OTOH, 1.16B PCs were sold between 2018 through the end of 2021. To get that number, I’m generously allowing Gartner’s Q1’21 growth rate to persist all year. Do the resulting math, and just over 24 percent of PCs qualify for Windows 11, while nearly 76 percent of PCs don’t.
...and also this might be interresting:
Microsoft is introducing Windows 11 with at the moment several prerequisites. If these are still insisted upon on first public release of Windows 11 I forsee and it is only me estimating. a quarter of a billion machines will become useless after Windows 10 support ends in 2025. This figure is...