Graphics Add-in Board Shipments seasonally down just 2% from Last Quarter

Posted by Webmaster on May 23rd 2012 | Permalink
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TIBURON, CA-May 23, 2012—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 Q1’12. The JPR AIB Report tracks computer graphics boards, which carry discrete graphics chips. They are used in desktop PCs, workstations, servers, and other devices such as scientific instruments. They may be sold as after-market products directly to customers or they may be factory installed. In all cases, they represent the higher-end of the graphics industry as discrete chips rather than integrated processors. We found that AIB shipments during Q1’12 did not…

Q1 Graphics Shipments Decline 0.8% Over Last Quarter & Slip 3.38% Over Last Year

Posted by Webmaster on May 22nd 2012 | Permalink
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TIBURON, CA-May 22, 2012 -Jon Peddie Research (JPR), the industry's research and consulting firm for graphics and multimedia, announced estimated graphics chip shipments and suppliers' market share for Q1'12. The news was not good. AMD was able to grow shipments over last quarter by 0.3%, in a down quarter. Intel slipped 1.3% and Nvidia declined 4.5% from the last quarter. Although this did not shape up to be a great quarter for the suppliers, it actually wasn't as bad as it could have been. We found that shipments during the first quarter of 2012 behaved according to past years with regard…

PC Gaming Hardware Market to Hit $23.6 Billion in 2012

Posted by Jon Peddie on May 3rd 2012 | Permalink
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Premium quality "Enthusiast" and "Performance" class equipment contributes $3.2 billion in growth from 2011 TIBURON, Calif., May 03, 2012 --Jon Peddie Research estimates there are 54 million Performance and Enthusiast class PC gamers worldwide, with new entrants and console converts bolstering this to 72 million by 2015 The recession is winding down and the Enthusiast and Performance class PC gamers (those who spend over $1000 on equipment) have spoken...with their wallets. With chips from AMD, Intel, and Nvidia, new machines from Alienware, HP, Lenovo and others, components and accessories from companies like ASUS, EVGA, Corsair, Logitech, and MadCatz, and new games…