The PC upstream supply chain has seen increasing demand for gaming-level hardware components from the PC DIY market since the early second half thanks to a PC replacement trend created by Blizzard Entertainment's game Overwatch, which already has over 20 million regular players worldwide. Since Blizzard is planning to host several gaming events in the fourth quarter, while AMD and Intel are both preparing to mass shipping their new CPUs in the first quarter of 2017, sources from the channel retailers expect their sales to continue rising for both quarters.
Any major computer upgrade generally requires a full software reinstall too. No so if you heed the advice in the guide to Upgrading a Motherboard without Reinstalling. PCSTATS Tips