Gamers Defend Desktop and Notebook PC Market

Posted by Robert Dow on October 17th 2013 | Permalink
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In a challenged PC market one user group is standing firm against the winds of change blowing many casual computer users to the “good enough” mindset behind sales of tablets and cloud computing devices—PC gamers. PC gamers continue to buy and build with a fervency that could be compared to motorcycle, 4X4, and sports car enthusiasts, always looking for more speed, power, utility, and handling. Jon Peddie, President of JPR said “Not only is gaming becoming an even more important purchasing influence of PC sales due to the offloading of more basic functionality to smart devices, but we are forecasting growth…

Qualcomm Single Largest Proprietary GPU Supplier, Imagination Technologies the Leader in GPU IP

Posted by Robert Dow on September 25th 2013 | Permalink
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TIBURON, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Jon Peddie Research (JPR), the industry's research and consulting firm for graphics and multimedia, announced estimated personal mobile devices graphics chip shipments for the first half of 2013. Personal mobile devices include smartphones, tablets and handheld game consoles. The market for portable devices (mobile devices that we can carry, including notebooks) continues to soar in spite of economic difficulties and general uncertainty. Although personal devices are not necessarily replacing the PC, they are outselling the PC. All of these devices have a graphics processor (GPU) integrated in the device's system on a chip (SoC) application processor. JPR has…

Add-in board-market down in Q2, AMD gains market share

Posted by Robert Dow on August 15th 2013 | Permalink
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TIBURON, CA-August 16, 2013  - Jon Peddie Research (JPR), the industry's research and consulting firm for graphics and multimedia, announced estimated graphics add-in-board(AIB) shipments and suppliers' market share for2013 2Q.   JPR's AIB Report tracks computer add-in 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 sold directly to customers as aftermarket products, or they may be factory installed. In all cases, AIBs represent the higher end of the graphics industry using discrete chips and private high-speed memory, as compared to the integrated GPUs in…

AMD winner in Q2, Intel up, Nvidia down

Posted by Robert Dow on August 13th 2013 | Permalink
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TIBURON, CA-August 13, 2013—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 2013 2Q. While the news was disappointing year-to-year, the news was encouraging quarter-to-quarter. AMD overall unit shipments increased  10.9%, quarter-to-quarter, Intel increased 6.2%, and Nvidia decreased by 8%. The overall PC market declined 2.5% quarter-to-quarter while the graphics market increased 4.6%.  Overall this net 7.1% increase reflects an interest on the part of consumers for double-attach—the adding of a discrete GPU to a system with integrated processor graphics, and to a lesser extent dual…

Global PC Gaming Hardware Sales Shrug off PC Market Decline

Posted by Ted Pollak on August 7th 2013 | Permalink
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TIBURON, CA - AUGUST 7, 2013 - In a challenged PC market one user group is standing firm against the winds of change blowing many casual computer users to the "good enough" mindset behind sales of tablets and cloud computing devices-PC gamers. PC gamers continue to buy and build with a fervency that could be compared to motorcycle, 4X4, and sports car enthusiasts, always looking for more speed, power, utility, and handling. Jon Peddie, President of JPR said "Not only is gaming becoming an even more important purchasing influence of PC sales due to the offloading of more basic functionality to…

The CG market will exceed $142 billion by 2016

Posted by Jon Peddie on July 16th 2013 | Permalink
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The computer graphics industry has been a growth industry since it was established in the late 1970s. It has weathered the storms of the recession over the last five years and is now showing signs of renewed vigor and potential, partly due to a big boost from mobile. The computer graphics hardware market was worth $93 billion in 2010 and is expected to  exceed $107 billion in 2013, with software growing slight faster than hardware.   In 2012 the CG software market was worth $14 billion (not counting services, maintenance and other aspects) and is expected to grow to $17 billion…

The History of Visual Magic in Computers Book Now Available

Posted by Robert Dow on June 25th 2013 | Permalink
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TIBURON, CA – JUNE 25, 2013— If you have ever looked at a fantastic adventure or science fiction movie, or an amazingly complex and rich computer game, or a TV commercial where cars or gas pumps or biscuits behaved liked people, and wondered, “How do they do that?”,you can now satisfy your curiosity with:  The History of Visual Magic in Computers by distinguished computer graphics analyst, Dr. Jon Peddie.  The 448-page book includes 369 illustrations, 226 in color. From the Cold War to the Movies  “Though the cold war was the primary catalyst for it all;, it was difficult to write…

Workstation market not feeling the same pain as the broader PC market

Posted by Alex Herrera on June 6th 2013 | Permalink
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TIBURON, Calif— June 05, 2013 Stakeholders in the workstation market didn't get the best news out of the first quarter's sales figures, but it could have been a lot worse. Jon Peddie Research (JPR) has concluded its tabulation and analysis of market results and reports the tepid quarter was both simultaneously disappointing and encouraging, depending on perspective. The leading workstation and professional graphics analyst firm reported that the industry shipped approximately 890.5 thousand workstations worldwide, a figure 4.7% lower than the fourth quarter of 2012 and 3.0% lower than the same quarter a year prior. The disappointment is obvious, as no…

Add-in board market up in Q1, AMD gains market share

Posted by Robert Dow on May 28th 2013 | Permalink
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TIBURON, CA-May 20, 2013-Jon Peddie Research (JPR), the industry's research and consulting firm for graphics and multimedia, announced estimated graphics add-in board (AIB) shipments and suppliers' market share for Q1 2013. 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 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 than integrated processors. JPR found that AIB shipments during Q1'2013. behaved…

Nvidia winner in Q1, AMD flat, Intel down

Posted by Robert Dow on May 16th 2013 | Permalink
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TIBURON, CA-May 16, 2013—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 2013 Q1. The news was disappointing for Intel, but encouraging for Nvidia and for AMD on the desktop. AMD lost 0.3%, quarter-to-quarter, Intel slipped 5.3%, and Nvidia increased by 3.6%. The overall PC market declined 13.7% quarter-to-quarter while the graphics market only declined 3.2% reflecting an interest on the part of consumers for double-attach—the adding of a discrete GPU to a system with integrated processor graphics. On a year-to-year basis we found that total…