A huge order for base components of Personal Computers has indicated that PC sales might get a boost in the third quarter of 2014.
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Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has received a big batch of orders from PC and smartphone chip clients for delivery in the second half of January 2014, PCWorld reports. Also Read - IDC: Q3 PC sales weren’t as awful as expected
According to the report, it takes one quarter to manufacture notebooks, less than a quarter to mass produce desktops, and just a little longer to manufacture laptops.
So the estimated time needed for component manufacturing, computer build time, packaging and shipping, for the component orders placed now will probably hit stores by the end of this year, the report added.