Workstations continue to outperform PCs in Q4’15: Jon Peddie Research

Posted by Robert Dow on March 3rd 2016 | Permalink

TIBURON, Calif— March  03, 2016: The workstation proved once again it is not slave to the same market forces dragging down the  broader PC markets. Where industry reports indicate double-digit percentage decline in PC shipments in 2015, research firm and market watcher Jon Peddie Research reports that the workstation

High-end add-in boards shipments increased in 2015, while all else declined

Posted by Robert Dow on February 29th 2016 | Permalink

The total number of AIBs sold in 2015 was 50 million compared to 44 million in 2014.  Of these, about 5.9 million are enthusiast level AIBs (add-in boards / discreet graphics cards) shipped in 2015 compared to 2.9 million in 2014. That rise in enthusiast AIB shipments, while the PC and overall AIB market was declining, was due

For the 4th quarter of 2015, GPU shipments increased 2.4% from last quarter

Posted by Robert Dow on February 25th 2016 | Permalink

The GPU market and the PC market in general, seems to have found its new normal. The Gaming PC segment, where higher-end GPUs are used, was once again the bright spot in the overall PC market for the quarter. Overall Year-to-year total GPU shipments decreased -14% —desktop graphics decreased

Workstation market sticks to the right script in Q3’15: Jon Peddie Research

Posted by Jon Peddie on November 30th 2015 | Permalink

After a surprisingly disappointing first quarter of 2015, followed up by a welcome rebound in Q2, all eyes were on Q3 to find out exactly which script the workstation market would follow. Would it track PCs downhill, like Q1, or separate from the PC pack and keep on a long-term growth

The Add-in board market increased in Q3’15; AMD gained market share; Nvidia lost share from the last

Posted by Robert Dow on November 12th 2015 | Permalink

Jon Peddie Research (JPR), the industry's research and consulting firm for graphics and multimedia, announced estimated PC graphics add-in-board (AIB) shipments and suppliers’ market share for Q3'15. Two big introductions came in the third quarter. AMD released their Radeon AIB lineup: the Fury series, powered by it new

Overall GPU shipments increased 9% from last quarter, Nvidia increased 21%, AMD increased 16%, and I

Posted by Jon Peddie on November 10th 2015 | Permalink

Although the PC graphics semiconductor industry continues to decline, shipments increased in the third quarter, reflecting the  overall global increase in consumer confidence. GPU sales, integrated and discrete, desktop and notebook were up significantly from the last quarter. Graphics processors, stand-alone discrete devices, and embedded processor-based GPUs are ubiquitous

Announcements at Virtualize Conference New GPUs, new company

Posted by Robert Dow on October 26th 2015 | Permalink

TIBURON, CA-October 26, 2015 - Jon Peddie Research (JPR), the industry's research and consulting firm for graphics and multimedia, today revealed three companies will be making major new product announcements at the Virtualize Conference, 29 October, at the Hyatt at SFO. AMD will outline

Jon Peddie Research Announces Virtualize 2015 Agenda

Posted by Robert Dow on October 17th 2015 | Permalink

Tiburon, Calif. - October 16, 2015 - Jon Peddie Research (JPR) is proud to announce the agenda for the second annual Virtualize 2015 conference taking place on October 29, 2015 at the Hyatt Regency San Francisco Airport. The Virtualize 2015 conference will provide attendees an overview of the options available and the ways in which organizations

Gaming Notebook sales take breather as Desktop trend for 4K/UHD builds Momentum

Posted by Robert Dow on October 15th 2015 | Permalink

TIBURON, Calif— 15 October, 2015.The global PC gaming hardware market is forecast to slightly recede in 2015 but, but less than the overall PC market, and then resume growth in 2016. However, all recession and growth within the market is not equal. Jon Peddie Research (JPR) believes that notebooks bought for gaming

A healthier workstation market calms nerves in Q2’15: Jon Peddie Research

Posted by Robert Dow on August 28th 2015 | Permalink

After a surprisingly painful first quarter, stakeholders in the markets for workstations and professional GPUs were looking for far healthier results in Q2'15, along with reassurance the market's fortunes were not following the downward path of the broader PC industry. According to the market and technology research firm, Jon