Workstation and professional GPU markets march onward and upward in Q4’13

Posted by Alex Herrera on March 5th 2014 | Permalink
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TIBURON, CA - March 5, 2014 -- 2013 proved to be a good year for the tandem markets for workstations and professional GPUs, reports technology and market research firm, Jon Peddie Research (JPR). In the fourth quarter, the market continued onward and upward, holding on to the substantial gains of the previous two quarters, closing out a healthy 2013. Worldwide, the industry shipped approximately 971.6 thousand workstations in the fourth quarter of 2013, essentially flat (-0.2%) from Q3'13 and up 4.0% from the same quarter the year prior. That figure nearly eclipsed the record 1.0 million units the market set back…

Add-in board market up in Q4, Nvidia gains market share

Posted by Robert Dow on February 19th 2014 | Permalink
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TIBURON, CA—February 20, 2014— 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 Q4, 2013. 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 are sold directly to customers as aftermarket products, or are 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 CPUs that share…

GPU market up—Intel and Nvidia graphics winners in Q4, AMD down

Posted by Robert Dow on February 18th 2014 | Permalink
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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 4Q. The quarter was the second quarter in a row to show a gain in shipments, up 1.6% quarter-to-quarter, and up 2% compared to the same quarter last year. Quick highlights: • AMD’s overall unit shipments decreased 10.4%, quarter-to-quarter, Intel’s total shipments increased 5.1% from last quarter, and Nvidia’s increased 3.4%. • The attach rate of GPUs to PCs for the quarter was 137% and 34% of PCs had discrete GPUs that means 66% of the…

Workstations continue solid growth pace in Q3’13: Jon Peddie Research

Posted by Alex Herrera on December 11th 2013 | Permalink
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TIBURON, Calif- December 11, 2013--"If you thought the workstation market was in decline like its PC sibling, think again." So reports technology and market research firm, Jon Peddie Research (JPR), which has completed its data collection and analysis of the market's third quarter results. Worldwide, the industry shipped approximately 973.1 thousand workstations in the third quarter of 2013, marking 3.6% sequential growth in a quarter that's - more often than not - seasonally down. That figure nearly eclipsed the record 1.0 million units the market set back in 2011. 2013 has proven to be a good year for the market, as…

Intel and Nvidia raised shipments levels for the quarter Quarter-to-quarter total graphics up 1.6%

Posted by Robert Dow on November 20th 2013 | Permalink
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TIBURON, CA-November 18, 2013—Jon Peddie Research (JPR), the industry's research and consulting firm for graphics and multimedia, announced estimated graphics chip shipments and suppliers’ market shares for 2013 3Q. Q3’13 was the second quarter in a row to show a gain in shipments, up 1.6% quarter-to-quarter, but down 8.8% compared to the same quarter last year. AMD’s overall unit shipments decreased 4.2% quarter-to-quarter, Intel’s total shipments increased 3.5% from last quarter, and Nvidia’s increased 2.3%. The attach rate of GPUs to PCs for the quarter was 137%, which means only 73% of the PCs with embedded graphics are using them. The…

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…