GeForce RTX 1650 and English are again the most popular
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GeForce RTX 1650 and English are again the most popular on Steam, while AMD CPUs again have the same share of users

Accordingly April Steam Statsthe GeForce RTX 3060 graphics card has lost its title of the most popular, the number of users of AMD processors has increased significantly, and English is again the most used on the gaming platform.

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In March, GeForce RTX 3060 ownership rose to 10.67%, up 6.31 percentage points (pp), bringing the GeForce GTX 1650 model to the top of the Steam Stats list since last November. Ranking came first, was overtaken in popularity. However, in April the situation changed dramatically in the opposite direction. The GeForce RTX 3060 lost 6.01 percentage points over the past month. The total share of users of this graphics card on the platform fell to 4.66%, which returned the card to the third popularity list on Steam. The GeForce GTX 1650 returned to the top spot with a share of 6.19%.

Despite a 2.86 percentage point drop, the GeForce RTX 1060 returned to second place in popularity among Steam users. The specified graphics card model is still used by 4.99% of the platform audience. Fourth in popularity is the GeForce RTX 2060, which gained 3.42 percentage points in March, but lost 3.6 percentage points. in April. Exactly what caused these significant shifts is unknown.

The latest AMD Radeon RX 7900 XT and RX 7900 XT graphics cards were not included in the statistics for April. Among the GeForce 4000 graphics cards, the mobile GeForce RTX 4060 saw the largest increase, increasing the share of its users by 0.24%.

In April by 9.04 pp the share of owners of Intel processors has decreased. For the same 9.04 pp the proportion of owners of AMD processors has grown. Now the latter’s chips are used by 32.84% of Steam platform users. AMD chips showed similar values ​​until March.

At the end of March, it turned out that more than half of the participants in the Steam survey speak simplified Chinese. Growth in the number of users with knowledge of this language amounted to 25.3 PP this month. At the end of April, English returned the title of the gaming platform’s most popular language.

Operating system Windows 10 (64 bit), which lost the share of users in March by 11.62 PP in April 12.74 PP As a result, the gap with Windows 11, whose popularity increased by 10.98 percentage points over the past month, and the total share of users of this operating system increased to 27.82%.

Other categories of Steam stats also changed a lot in April. The proportion of users with 16 or more gigabytes of RAM, an SSD of more than 1 TB and owners of six-core processors has decreased.

Presumably, such a noticeable change in statistics in March was due to the fact that more people than usual took part in the optional Steam survey. In April, the number of respondents returned to their usual level.

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