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COMPAQ EXTENDS LEAD IN US PC MARKET

Number one PC vendor Compaq Computer Corp claims it’s extending its lead in the US market, pointing to new IDC numbers which show it held an 18.8% market share in the third calendar quarter, up 5.5% sequentially. It shipped 1.2 million desktop PCs in the quarter – 68% more than in the second quarter. Dell Computer Corp is number two in the market, holding 9.7%, up from 9.1% in the second quarter; Packard Bell NEC is third with 8.1% down from 9.4% last time; IBM Corp holds 7.9% down from 8.7%; Hewlett- Packard has 7.5% up from 6.5%. Apple Computer’s back in eighth with a 4.4% share, down from 4.5% sequentially.

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