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Over 34% of Steam Users are using Windows 10

Over 34% of Steam Users are using Windows 10

Over 32% of Steam Users are using Windows 10

Over 34% of Steam Users are using Windows 10

 

Windows 10 has already proven itself to be the most popular Windows OS' to date, receiving wider adoption within it's first few months than any other previous version of Windows. 

In Steam's December hardware Survey Valve found that over 34% of all Steam users are using the new OS, with 32.77% using the 64-bit version and 1.28% using the 32-bit version. 

This places Windows 10 as the second most popular Windows OS on steam, behind Windows 7 64-Bit which has a 34.31% share of Steams userbase, a lead which is decreasing by the month. This is only 1.54% higher than Windows 10, so if Windows 10's Growth continues at this rate it may be the top OS on Steam within the next two month.

  

Over 32% of Steam Users are using Windows 10

 

  

With such widespread adoption in only over 5 months there is no doubt that Windows 10's popularity will continue to grow, especially as DirectX 12 games and applications become available. 

With over a quarter of Steam users using Windows 10 building games with DirectX 12 in mind looks like a good idea for developers, or at least not as bad of an idea as with the early days of other Microsoft API's. So far Windows 10 has increased it's market share on steam each month consistently, so it is expected that Windows 10 may even be able become more popular than Windows 7 within the next two months. 

One other noteworthy statistic from the hardware survey is the dominance of Nvidia GPUs, with Nvidia holding 54.83% market share on Steam and AMD/ATI holding a mere 26.21%, which is less than half of Nvidia's share. Intel Integrated GPUs hold 18.49% of the market. 

On the CPU side AMD have 24% market share and Intel has 76% market share. 

 

You can join the discussion on Window's 10's adoption by gamers on the OC3D Forums

 

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02-02-2016, 10:39:30

NeverBackDown
It's only going to get higher. It's very impressive the adoption rate of W10Quote

02-02-2016, 10:42:02

AlienALX
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Originally Posted by NeverBackDown View Post
It's only going to get higher. It's very impressive the adoption rate of W10
It sure will, especially now as it comes as one of your recommended updates so unless you disable it you WILL be going Windows 10, like it or not Quote

02-02-2016, 10:44:10

NeverBackDown
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Originally Posted by AlienALX View Post
It sure will, especially now as it comes as one of your recommended updates so unless you disable it you WILL be going Windows 10, like it or not
It's a better OS, don't see why you wouldn't do it manuallyQuote

02-02-2016, 11:05:44

AlienALX
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Originally Posted by NeverBackDown View Post
It's a better OS, don't see why you wouldn't do it manually
Yeah I know but you have the 'hanger onners' who will be up in arms about it Quote

02-02-2016, 11:25:52

barnsley
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Originally Posted by NeverBackDown View Post
It's a better OS, don't see why you wouldn't do it manually
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Originally Posted by AlienALX View Post
Yeah I know but you have the 'hanger onners' who will be up in arms about it

Shock horror,some of us run systems that aren't bare bones driver/software/etc wise and need a more mature OS. If this was after a year then I'm sure there would be less complaints from us 'hanger onners' but I'd like a rig that actually works as it does currently under 8.1 .Quote
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