Jon Peddie Research reports workstation market continues to experience healthy growth

Posted by Webmaster on March 9th 2011 | Permalink
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TIBURON, Calif— March 9th, 2011--The fourth quarter of 2010 saw the workstation market take a noteworthy step forward  in its journey back from recessionary lows, setting a new high water mark for quarterly unit volume. Completing analysis of the workstation and professional graphics market for the fourth quarter, Jon Peddie Research senior analyst Alex Herrera reports the industry shipped 903.7 thousand workstations, representing a solid-though-moderate 6.4% sequential gain. Continued tempered growth should help reduce the potential for another dip in the workstation market, a dip the related market for professional graphics couldn't avoid in the previous quarter. Workstation-class GPUs had bounced…

Jon Peddie Research reports add-in board market worth $4.4 billion in Q4, 2010-$17 billion for 2010

Posted by Webmaster on March 3rd 2011 | Permalink
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TIBURON, CA-March 3, 2011- Jon Peddie Research (JPR), the industry's research and consulting firm for graphics and multimedia, announced estimated graphics Add-In Board (AIB) shipments and sales' market share for Q4'10. Overall shipments of graphics AIBs for the year, 2010 came in lower than the recession year 2009 at 72.8 million units compared to 75.3 million for 2009 - a disappointing result given the enthusiastic start of the year. Shipments in Q4 2010 did not exceed Q3 as expected. Nvidia increased its shipments by 4.1% from Q3, while AMD declined -4.8% for the same period. And in terms of market share,…