The workstation market remained sluggish in Q2’12

Posted by Alex Herrera on September 9th 2012 | Permalink
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Alex Herrera

The results from the workstation market's first quarter were disappointing, as it marked the first two consecutive quarters of negative growth since 2008. And if industry observers needed more evidence of the market's listlessness, they need look no farther than the second quarter's numbers. Workstation vendors shipped around 883 thousand workstations worldwide in the quarter, down 3.8% from the quarter prior and 2.6% from Q2'11. While the quarter proved disappointing, there does not appear any systemic weakness unique to the market. Rather, the market appears to be buffeted by the same winds that are affecting most other IT segments. Like any…

Add-in board market up in Q4, Nvidia gains market share

Posted by Robert Dow on August 15th 2013 | Permalink
Tags: nvidia amd graphics 3d intel card board add-in

Robert Dow

Quarter-to-quarter AIBs shipments increased 3%, and grew 3% year-to-year The news was encouraging; quarter-to-quarter, the market grew 3 % (compared to the desktop PC market, which increased 4.45%). On a year-to-year basis we found that total AIB shipments during the quarter increased 3%, which is more than desktop PCs which declined of 6.1%. GPUs are traditionally a leading indicator of the market because a GPU goes into every system before it is shipped; most of the PC vendors are guiding down to flat for the next quarter. The overall PC desktop market increased  quarter-to-quarter including double-attach—the adding of a second (or…