The Workstation Market Regaining its Health, but the Road to a Full Recovery Won’t be Short

Posted by Webmaster on December 4th 2009 | Permalink
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The Workstation Market Regaining its Health, but the Road to a Full Recovery Won’t be Short: Jon Peddie Research TIBURON, Calif— December 3, 2009. So far, the second half of 2009 for the workstation market is proceeding according to the script Jon Peddie Research (JPR) had written several quarters ago. A recovery is surely taking hold, but rather than the fast and furious type, it’s shaping up more as the slow and steady variety. Q3’09 wasn’t a gangbuster quarter for the industry, but then it wasn’t expected to be. What JPR did predict was that the quarter would affirm two things:…

PC Gaming Hardware Forecast to Reach $27 Billion in 2010

Posted by Webmaster on November 19th 2009 | Permalink
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TIBURON, CA- November 19, 2009 -Jon Peddie Research (JPR), the industry's research and consulting firm for graphics and multimedia, today announced the market forecast for PC gaming hardware, and the results are better than previously expected. The worldwide PC gaming hardware market (systems, accessories, and upgrades) is forecasted to gain $1.2 billion for 2009, which is a 5.9% increase versus 2008 (from $20.07 to $21.26 billion). The increase is due to higher than anticipated consumer demand for Enthusiast, Performance, and Mainstream hardware influenced by the ability to play video games ranging from casual to hardcore simulations. Due to significant growth across…

The anticipated rebound for the graphics add-in board market materializes in Q3’09

Posted by Webmaster on November 16th 2009 | Permalink
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TIBURON, CA – November 12, 2009 — Better late than never. While a market rebound for graphics add-in boards (AIBs) didn’t occur in sync with the broader graphics hardware markets, it did eventually materialize in the third quarter, reports Jon Peddie Research. The market (along with most others) had suffered a major drop in Q4’08. Volume flattened in the first quarter as drained-down inventories regained some lost weight, and Q2’09 mercifully showed demand stabilizing and more evidence the market had bottomed. What was in store for the third quarter? The firm had been expecting a bounce in the second half, with…

PC Graphics Market Soars Over 21% says Jon Peddie Research

Posted by Webmaster on October 27th 2009 | Permalink
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Third quarter shipments of graphics processors jumped an amazing 21.2% over Q2, which was already a great quarter clearly signaling the holidays will be robust for PCs and the industry in general. AMD showed the biggest jump in quarter-to-quarter growth at 30% followed by Intel at 21%. Intel shipped the most parts at 63 million, over twice as many as its nearest competitor Nvidia. “A total of 119.45 million units were shipped in the third quarter, exceeding the record 111 million units that shipped in Q3, 2008,” said Dr. Jon Peddie, president of Jon Peddie Research in Tiburon CA. “So the…

The workstation market finds a bottom in Q2’09, reports Jon Peddie Research

Posted by Webmaster on September 2nd 2009 | Permalink
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Hoping to erase some bad memories from the previous two quarters’ market results, vendors of workstations and professional graphics hardware had a lot riding on the second quarter of 2009. Jon Peddie Research reports that, considering the doom and gloom pervading global markets since last fall, Q2’09 managed to deliver on expectations that were modest, yet critical to providing an indication of the market’s direction. Q1’09 had showed more of the carnage that engulfed global markets in the fourth quarter of ‘08.  But mercifully, as the research firm had expected, Q2’09 showed some much-needed consistency in the market, adding more evidence…

Jon Peddie Research more positives than negatives in Q2’09 for the graphics add-in board marke

Posted by Webmaster on August 26th 2009 | Permalink
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TIBURON, CA – August 26, 2009 — In a vibrant economy, the prospect of market stability isn’t an exciting one. It might even be downright disappointing. But given how bad global markets had tanked recently — both in reality and perception — signs of stability are very welcome and making many in technology markets breathe a collective sigh of relief. Jon Peddie Research reports that the market for graphics add-in boards (AIBs) demonstrated some much-needed firmness in Q2’09, adding more evidence that demand has bottomed and a recovery is in the offing. The quarter saw 16.81 million graphics cards shipped, up…

The CG Market will have a CAGR of 8% to 2013 Says Jon Peddie Research

Posted by Webmaster on July 29th 2009 | Permalink
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TIBURON, CA—July 29, 2009--The computer graphics industry has enjoyed almost non-stop growth since it was established in the late 1970s. Today, computer graphics hardware and software (not counting services, maintenance and other aspects) are worth $68 billion – that’s a mind boggling average growth rate of 16.5% for 28 years! Despite the recession, or maybe because of it, the market for all types of applications and hardware used in the computer graphics industry is growing at a prodigious rate and offers opportunities in many segments as companies invest today for the consumers of tomorrow. Hardware will continue to get better, and…

SIGGRAPH Graphics Pioneers Encourage the Graphics Community to Help Make it Right

Posted by Webmaster on July 28th 2009 | Permalink
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SAN FRANCISCO, CA – July 28, 2009 – As the graphics community prepares for the annual SIGGRAPH conference and exhibition in New Orleans August 3-6, the SIGGRAPH Graphics Pioneers are asking the creative community to help survivors of Hurricane Katrina with monetary donations to the Make it Right Foundation. The SIGGRAPH Graphics Pioneers, an organization formed by scientists, engineers, artists, and industry professionals active in computer graphics since the inception of SIGGRAPH, have adopted a house being built by the Make It Right Foundation. There is no minimum amount required, donors are asked to give what they can afford. Together, let’s…

AMD soars in Q2’09, Intel and Nvidia also show great gains

Posted by Webmaster on July 27th 2009 | Permalink
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TIBURON, CA- Monday, July 27, 2009-Jon Peddie Research (JPR), the industry's research and consulting firm for graphics and multimedia, today announced estimated graphics shipments and supplier market share for the second calendar quarter of 2009. Graphics chips (GPUs and IGPs) are the leading indicator of the PC market. The GPUs go into a system before it becomes a PC and gets into the hands of the customer. After the channel stopped ordering GPUs and depleted inventory in anticipation of a long drawn out worldwide recession in Q3 and Q4 of 2008, expectations were hopeful, if not high that Q1’09 would change…

Jon Peddie Research announces the release of the 2009 Digital Video Software Market Study

Posted by Webmaster on July 27th 2009 | Permalink
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TIBURON, CA- Monday, July 27, 2009-Jon Peddie Research (JPR), the industry's research and consulting firm for graphics and multimedia, announced the release of the Digital Video Software Market Study. This new, stand alone Market Study is part of the Digital Content Creation series, which includes the 3D Modeling and Animation Market Studio for 2009. This study looks at the market for digital video software and includes software used for video editing, special effects, and compositing. It covers the software used by professionals and consumers. The digital video software market reached $1.5 billion in 2008. The market will remain flat in 2009…