The workstation market finds its groove in Q3’12

Posted by Jon Peddie on December 10th 2012 | Permalink
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TIBURON, Calif- December 10, 2012-The clouds appear to be clearing. Workstation vendors had to be relieved by third quarter market results, as the industry found some sorely-needed footing, yielding some positive - and very welcome - gains. Jon Peddie Research has announced the release of the JPR Workstation Report market quarterly for Q3'12, part of the firm's industry-leading workstation research service. Going back to fourth quarter of 2011, the workstation market had hit some roadblocks, suffering three consecutive down quarters. But that string was mercifully broken in the third quarter of this year. Alex Herrera, JPR Senior Analyst and JPR Workstation…

Graphics add-in board shipments seasonally up from last quarter

Posted by Jon Peddie on December 5th 2012 | Permalink
Tags: market graphics aib report developers

Seasonal uplift, led by Nvidia, is almost 2x 10-year average TIBURON, CA, December 5, 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 Q3’12. JPR’s AIB Report tracks computer graphics boards, which carry discrete graphics chips. AIBs are used in desktop PCs, workstations, servers, and other devices such as scientific instruments. They may be either sold directly to customers as after-market products, or they may be factory installed. In all cases, AIBs represent the higher end of the graphics industry as discrete chips rather…