February 2023 Steam Hardware & Software Survey: Windows 11 share continues to increase

Today, Valve has released the results of the Steam hardware survey for February 2023, with no significant changes in CPU and GPU market share.

Regarding operating systems, Windows 10 64-bit still holds the highest share at 64.68%, but it has decreased by 1.41% in the last month. Windows 11 64-bit is rapidly growing, breaking the 30% mark for the first time last month and continuing to increase by 1.68% in the past month, with a share of 33.27%. The share of Windows 7 64-bit continues to decline, decreasing by 0.19% and currently standing at 1.48%.

In the latest report, the share of GeForce GTX 1650 slightly decreased by 0.15%, with a share of 6.12%, but it still maintains its position as the top graphics card for four consecutive months. GeForce GTX 1060 remains in second place with a share of 5.28%, and the share of the GeForce RTX 3060 mobile version increased by 0.31% to 4.78%, still ranking third. Fourth place is occupied by GeForce RTX 2060, with a 0.26% increase in share to 4.63%, while GeForce RTX 3060 ranks fifth with a 0.69% increase in share to 4.36%.

In this survey, Intel’s CPU market share has slightly increased by 0.04% to 67.17%, and AMD’s CPU market share has correspondingly decreased by 0.04% to 32.8%. In the past few months, there has been a back-and-forth struggle between Intel and AMD’s CPU market share, with small changes in percentage points. As for core count, the 6-core CPU, which continued to increase and hold first place last year, increased its share by 1.3% in February, reaching 34.31%. Meanwhile, the share of 4-core CPUs continued to decline, falling by 1.61% to 27.98%.