Acer has posted the highest level of growth among top PC makers, recording double digit growth despite a 1.4 per cent overall decline.

The latest preliminary data from IDC for the third quarter of 2014 showed Acer has improved on its year-on-year worldwide PC shipment with growth at 11.8 per cent.

This was in contrast to the overall industry decline of 1.4 per cent.

Quarter-on-quarter, Acer saw a 12.6 per cent rise, which also surpassed the industry average of 5.2 per cent.

In both YoY and quarter-on-quarter shipments, Acer was one of only two brands among the top 10 players, to accomplish double-digit growth, demonstrating the company's steady progress.

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The third quarter preliminary data also showed that Acer has performed well in the worldwide Commercial PC market.

For Commercial Total PC shipments, Acer attained 18.2 per cent growth year-on-year compared to the industry decline of 1.2 per cent. Quarter-on-quarter, it achieved 16.1 per cent growth.

Both rates represented the highest growth rates among the top 5 players.

Furthermore, in the Commercial Portable PC market, Acer saw 37 per cent year-on-year growth compared to the industry average of 0.2 per cent; QoQ, Acer achieved 15.8 per cent, exceeding the industry average of 9.4 per cent.

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In both measurements, Acer demonstrated the fastest growth rates among the top 10 players.

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