Steam survey reveals that the majority of their 50 million users are playing on PC’s less powerful than the upcoming Xbox One and PS4.
Thankfully Steam didn’t take it upon themselves to look at it’s users PC’s. Instead all the information gained from the sruvey was submitted voluntarily by it’s users.
So what do the stats say? How do they stack up and why are so many PC gamers not really exhibiting the qualities of a Gaming Master Race? Well, most gamers have the OS potential to ramp up on par to the PS4 or Xbox One, both of which contain 8GB of RAM (the PS4 is rocking shared GDDR5 and the Xbox One houses DDR3). 54.08% of PC gamers are using a Windows 7 64-Bit OS, which enables users to house more than 4GB of RAM. From there, the 64-bit version of Windows 8 came in second with 14.58% of the Steam share, followed by Windows 7 (standard), Windows XP 32-bit, Windows Vista and then Windows 8 (standard).