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Nvidia increased everything in Q3 2016. Total GPU shipments up a whopping 20.4%, from last quarter

November 15th 2016

Q3'16 MarketWatch has been released. Nvidia’s market share increased 2.2% from last quarter and 0.4% from last year, Intel lost 1.6% market share from last quarter, and AMD’s overall share decreased 0.6%, from last quarter. Overall GPU shipments (rounded up) increased 20% from last quarter, AMD increased 15% Nvidia increased 39% and Intel, increased 18%.Year-to-year total GPU shipments increased 0.3%, desktop graphics decreased -4%, notebooks increased 3%. Read more on our MarketWatch page

This is such a crazy, exciting industry

Techwatch November 23rd 2016

If the PC is dead, how come so many companies are making money from it? The PC industry has been exciting since the arrival of the Intel 4004 and Gordon Moore’s observation about the doubling of density in semiconductor memory manufacturing in 1965.  The industry has just reported on its 2016 third-quarter results, and what terrific results they were, for everyone. AMD let us know that PCs are not the only game in town being bolstered by console sales, even though they share the same X86 DNA with PCs. But regardless of AMD’s great results with consoles, more

S3, back in the game

S3 Graphics today announced the S3 Graphics Chrome 400 Series discrete graphics processors, designed to provide the latest gaming experience for energy-efficient desktop systems and portable notebook PCs coupled with outstanding HD content playback at the highest performance-per-watt ratio ever. “S3 Graphics has developed a product that will deliver incredible, high Read the complete article

SLI on Skulltrail – how?

That’s what I wanted to know – how’d you get SLI to work on the 5444 chipset. I asked the folks at Intel. I got shrugged shoulders and apologetic smiles. Not being coy, the people I was talking to just didn’t know, but did, in Click here to read this blog entry

What’s Apple’s next trick? Jon thinks it’s gamey

Apple, which used to be known as Apple Computer, is today possibly one of the greatest consumer electronics companies in the universe. It's interesting and admirable how the Mac transitioned from the computer of choice for artists and photographers to a consumers delight, and didn't lose any of its artist Click here to read this blog entry

A Theory About PC Gaming

A simple proposition: most modern PC gaming requires deeper thought and higher analytical skills than console gaming, and therefore is better for the human brain. Pretty obviously, this is a theory of mine made without scientific research but I'm willing to wager there is a neuroscientist out there who would Click here to read this blog entry

PMA in Las Vegas: new cameras cover old ground

The groundhog poked his nose out of his house and apparently he did not like what he saw — or maybe he did. I get confused. Whatever happened with the U.S. weather rodent, whether he went back in his hole or came out and danced, his priests declared six Click here to read this blog entry