Jon Peddie Research Surveys PC Gaming Hardware Market and Calculates Worldwide DIY / Upgrade TAM

Posted by Webmaster on March 24th 2010 | Permalink
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TIBURON, Calif. - March 23, 2010 - Jon Peddie Research estimates 46% of the dollars spent in 2009 on gaming motivated PC hardware were directed toward what the firm calls the Enthusiast class. This is the top-of-the line stuff: boutique PCs, high-end processors and graphics cards, SSD's, specialized gaming mice, keyboards, speakers, monitors, etc. JPR is forecasting a shift in product mix demand as the worldwide PC gaming user base continues to increase in size. By 2013 the Enthusiast class will lose market share to the Performance and Mainstream classes from 46% to 35% of dollars spent. The good news for…

The Workstation Market Takes Another Sizeable Step Forward in Q4’09, says Jon Peddie Research

Posted by Webmaster on March 1st 2010 | Permalink
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TIBURON, Calif- March 1, 2010 -- Jon Peddie Research (JPR) reports robust results for the workstation and professional graphics markets in Q4'09, as the industry successfully plowed ahead, anxious to put the misery of late 2008 and early 2009 further behind. The multimedia and graphics research firm has completed its analysis of the workstation and professional graphics markets and reports that the quarter saw another solid round of gains, building off the upward trend started in Q3. All told, the industry shipped 716.9 thousand workstations in the fourth quarter, resulting in an 11.2% sequential increase. Table 1 Total workstation market (worldwide,…