Tech Data aims to be number one for gamers

August 21, 2015

Basingstoke, 21 August 2015 – Tech Data has set out its ambitions to be a one-stop shop for retailers and resellers serving the UK’s growing PC gaming community. The company is putting dedicated resources in place to support gaming systems builders and resellers and will be also be bringing forward special promotions, bundles and incentives.

With leading PC brands for gaming such as MSI, ASUS and Acer in the portfolio and also a very broad range of attach products, including graphics cards based on NVIDIA and AMD technologies, fast memory and SSDs, conventional HDDs for near-line and archive storage and cases from Antec, Tech Data is ideally-placed to meet the needs of gamers.

It will also be making use of the big range of games available on TD Activate Here –Tech Data’s industry-leading electronic software download (ESD) services. Titles from leading publishers such as 2K Games, Activision, Rockstar Games, SEGA, Square Enix, THQ, and Ubisoft are already available.

Jason Clegg, Consumer Business Development Manager at Tech Data, says: “Tech Data really is now a one-stop shop for resellers and retailers who target gamers. We stock the most popular pre-build systems brands on the market and have a massive choice of enhancement components and upgrade products too. We have been building up our knowledge of the market too and we are now confident that we’re ready to meet all the needs of this very demanding sector.”

According to the estimate of one Intel executive, there are 711 million PC gamers in the world today – that’s around one in ten people (see In the UK, the proportion is thought to be even higher.

Tech Data can offer excellent stock availability, reliable next-day shipment to every corner of the UK, additional specialist logistics services and extensive credit, subject to terms and conditions.

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About Tech Data
Tech Data provides its customers in UK and Ireland with a unique combination of focused expertise from its Collection of Specialists business units, alongside unrivalled broadline distribution capabilities. Tech Data Corporation is one of the world’s largest wholesale distributors of technology products, services and solutions. Its advanced logistics capabilities and value added services enable 115,000 resellers to efficiently and cost effectively support the diverse technology needs of end users in more than 100 countries. Tech Data generated $27.7 billion in net sales for the fiscal year ended January 31, 2015. It is ranked No. 107 on the Fortune 500® and one of Fortune’s “World’s Most Admired Companies.” To learn more, visit, or follow us on Facebook and Twitter.

For further information contact:
Stewart Hayward
Marketing Services Director
Tel: 0871 880 3000
Twitter: @techdatauk