The most popular gaming hardware on Steam

The most popular gaming hardware among PC gamers on Steam for November 2017 has been revealed in the Steam Hardware and Software Survey.

The Nvidia GeForce GTX 960, which was the most popular graphics card the previous month, has been overtaken by the GeForce GTX 750 Ti.

The HTC Vive has regained its position as the most popular VR headset on Steam, after losing its spot to the Oculus Rift.

Market Share

Intel and Nvidia continue to dominate PC gaming worldwide, with the companies enjoying over 80% share in the CPU and GPU markets respectively.

In November 2017, over 90% of Steam users had an Intel processor, and 72% used quad-core chips.

The most common amount of VRAM in a gamer’s system was 2GB, and the most popular language was Simplified Chinese, followed by English.

The most popular PC components among gamers on Steam for November 2017 are listed below.


Intel Core i5-7400 – R3,181

Intel Core i5


Nvidia GeForce GTX 750 Ti 2GB – R1,972

EVGA GeForce GTX 750 Ti 2GB


8GB RAM – R1,540

RAM modules


1,920 x 1,080 Monitor – R1,960

Dell monitor


1TB Hard Drive – R799

Toshiba 2TB AV hard drive


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