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…

Embedded graphics: Imagination Technologies supplies more GPU IP than all others combined

Posted by Webmaster on March 23rd 2012 | Permalink
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Chances are your mobile device is running with PowerVR graphics TIBURON CA 23 March, 2012—Jon Peddie Research (JPR), the industry’s research and consulting firm for graphics and multimedia, announced estimated mobile devices graphics chip shipments for 2011. Mobile devices include smartphones, tablets, cameras, vehicles, and game consoles. The market for smart mobile devices is soaring. Mobile devices are not necessarily replacing the PC, but they are outselling PCs. Increasingly mobile devices have a graphics processor and those processors are integrated in the device’s system on a chip (SoC) application processor. The application processors are made by a dozen plus semiconductor manufacturers…

“Steady as She Goes” for the Workstation Market in Q4’11

Posted by Webmaster on March 12th 2012 | Permalink
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TIBURON, CA-March 12, 2012 -The workstation market proceeded ahead in the fourth quarter of 2011, completing a long climb back from the 2009 depths of the global economic recession that had slashed its shipments by over 40 percent. But that fourth quarter advance was more a case of "steady as she goes" than "full speed ahead", reports Jon Peddie Research senior analyst Alex Herrera. The leading market research firm has completed its data collection and analysis of results from the quarter, and finds Q4 followed the same basic storyline Herrera had been laying out over the previous few quarters. The market…

Qualcomm shipped the most mobile devices GPUs last year

Posted by Webmaster on February 28th 2012 | Permalink
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Apple has highest Q4quarter-to-quarter growth TIBURON, CA-27 February, 2012—Jon Peddie Research (JPR), the industry's research and consulting firm for graphics and multimedia, announced estimated mobile devices graphics chip shipments and suppliers’ market share for 2011. We found that shipments during the fourth quarter of 2011 of GPUs in mobile devices (tablets and smart phones) had a CAGR for the year (Q1 to Q4) of 18%. Samsung’s sales surged in Q3 and Q4 giving them the highest CAGR for the year (39%), Followed by Apple (26%), and Qualcomm (16.5%) which was already enjoying high shipment rates. In terms of shipments Qualcomm lead…

Graphics Add-in Board Shipments down 6.5% from Last Quarter

Posted by Webmaster on February 28th 2012 | Permalink
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Seasonality coming back? TIBURON, CA-February 27, 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 Q4’11. The JPR AIB Report tracks computer graphics boards, which carry discrete graphics chips. They are used in desktop PCs, workstations, servers,  and some 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. Overall shipments of graphics AIBs…

Q4 graphics shipments decreased 10.4% over last quarter, and increased 8.9% over last year

Posted by Webmaster on February 23rd 2012 | Permalink
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AMD led the quarter with 7.8% quarter-to-quarter growth TIBURON, CA-22 February, 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 Q4’11. We found that shipments during the fourth quarter of 2011 behaved according to past years with regard to seasonality, the new seasonality that has developed since the economic crash of 2008. Prior to that shift, Q4 was a seasonally up quarter, since 2008 it’s been a seasonally low to down quarter—and this year it was down the most since 2008 (see figure 1). A lot…

Workstation Market saw Some Return of Momentum in Q3’11

Posted by Jon Peddie on December 13th 2011 | Permalink
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TIBURON, Calif— December 13, 2011--Last quarter, Jon Peddie Research labeled the workstation market's behavior with a simple one-word description: normal. Shipment results weren't great, but they weren't bad either. Now in less volatile times, no vendor would get enthused by such tepid numbers. But these haven't been those times, as the industry hadn't seen anything resembling normal behavior for quite some time. From mid-2008 to mid-2011, the market took a hit from the biggest economic downturn in a generation, followed by a relatively steady, but not stutter-free, recovery. Meanwhile, the closely related market for professional graphics, its results a harbinger for…

Worldwide CAD Market Report 2012

Posted by Kathleen Maher on December 2nd 2011 | Permalink
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TIBURON, CA-December 1 2011 Today, Jon Peddie Research (JPR), the industry's research and consulting firm for graphics and multimedia, announced the availability of the Worldwide CAD Market Report 2012. The CAD market, one of the largest and most established software markets is dynamic and growing in new directions. The CAD Market was worth approximately $5 billion in 2009. It reached $6.4 in 2010 and $7 billion in 2011. JPR put the total number of CAD users at 18.5 in 2010 and we expect the community increase to 19 million in 2011. The world is getting rounder in terms of CAD use.…

Q3 graphics shipments up 16.7% over last quarter18.4% over last year

Posted by Jon Peddie on October 31st 2011 | Permalink
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Intel led the quarter with 36.5% growth, Nvidia had 30% growth TIBURON, CA-November 1 2011—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 Q3’11. Shipments during the third quarter of 2011 did (finally) behave according to past years with regard to seasonality, and was higher on a year-to-year comparison for the quarter. 2011 is still an unusual year for the PC and graphics suppliers as businesses take their own path to recovery. The third quarter of the year is usually the growth quarter and was this…

Embedded Graphics Processors Killing off IGPs; No Threat to Discrete GPUs

Posted by Webmaster on October 19th 2011 | Permalink
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Today, Jon Peddie Research (JPR), the industry's research and consulting firm for graphics and multimedia, announced its new report on mobile devices, and their processors. In 2011, with the full scale production of scalar X86CPUs with powerful multi-core, SIMD graphics processing elements, a true inflection point has occurred in the PC and related industries. And, as a result, the ubiquitous and stalwart IGP- integrated graphics processor, is fading out of existence. For several reasons, many people believed (and some hoped) the CPU and the GPU would never be integrated: GPUs are characterized by a high level of complexity, with power and…