be quiet! earns proof of success
Glinde, 27th of March 2012 – be quiet!, Germany’s leading brand of power supplies, fans and CPU coolers for the performance PC and DIY market, has just finished a sweep of major awards given by leading publications and enthusiast websites in Germany. Among them was the very popular “Manufacturer of the year” title by one of Germany’s biggest print publications. Additionally, they have extended their sales dominance in the country as well, having been certified the market leader in power supply sales by GfK for 2011 It’s the sixth year in a row that they have earned this honor.
Manufacturer of the year 2011
Germany is the headquarters and home country of be quiet!, so German PC enthusiasts are those who know be quiet! best. Therefore it is quite meaningful that the manufacturer has swept recent voting in a series of end-user decided tallies.They won the title “Manufacturer of the year” at German PC Games Hardware for the sixth consecutive time. It is handed out by one of Germany’s biggest print magazines for computer hardware. be quiet! scored first place in the power supply and fan categories well as second place for CPU coolers duplicating their finish last year. Since this decision is made by about 15,000 readers it is always a special validation of the consumer’s trust.
be quiet! also got voted as best manufacturer for power supplies at Hardwareluxx, one of Germany’s most ambitious online communities for PC enthusiasts, and PCMasters, another well known online magazine.
Sales leader in Germany for six years
Also, Germany’s leading market research institute GfK reconfirmed be quiet!’s position as market leader in Germany for PC power supplies. Since 2007 be quiet! regularly sells more power supplies than any other brand on the German market. Since Germany is one of the biggest markets worldwide, this is a real benchmark.
“These votes are the most meaningful approval of the work of our team at be quiet! Because it is unfiltered and raw feedback from the people we design and build our products for!”, says Scott Richards, Global Brand Director at be quiet!. “German consumers are well known for seeking best quality and top value in their product choices, so winning all these awards and being the best selling brand of power supplies in this very competitive market proves that we are continuing to offer the best possible products.”