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Surprising results from SolidWorks workstation graphic benchmarking

Surprising results from SolidWorks workstation graphic benchmarking

Using a Lenovo ThinkStation E32 to test discrete vs. integrated GPUs found Intel is gaining ground on Nvidia. By L. Stephen Wolfe and Jon Peddie Waiting for a CAD workstation to finish loading a complex model, or drawing or rebuilding one, saps productivity and is as an­noying as being stalled in traffic. Work­stations are continuously getting […]

By August 22, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
AMD jumps 11% in GPU shipments in Q2, Intel up 4%, Nvidia slips

AMD jumps 11% in GPU shipments in Q2, Intel up 4%, Nvidia slips

Jon Peddie Research says quarter-to-quarter total GPU shipments were up 3.2% in the second quarter of 2014. 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 2014 2Q. Graphics chips are without doubt one of the most powerful, exciting, and […]

By August 19, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
AMD’s new Kaveri APU changes the rules

AMD’s new Kaveri APU changes the rules

AMD reaches an important milestone with Kaveri, its strongest integrated processor to date. AMD’s APUs are being designed for the next generation of computing: people want to use lightweight machines and tablets for bigger tasks. You can tell AMD feels like they’ve accomplished much of what they set out to do in 2013 as the […]

Graphics chips shipments up from last quarter, down from last year

Graphics chips shipments up from last quarter, down from last year

Desktop graphics sales rose 4.5%, according to the third quarter update from Jon Peddie Research. 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 the third quarter of 2013. 3Q13 was the second quarter in a row to show a […]

By November 21, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
The PC market is shifting

The PC market is shifting

The companies you know as computer makers buy, not make, all the component parts. Who’s to say the component makers can’t get into the game as well? By Jon Peddie Perhaps you’ve noticed the subtle but unrelenting move by component suppliers to enter into the device/systems/appliance markets. Intel did it with medical devices about four […]

By October 28, 2013 5 Comments Read More →
New workstations arrive to take advantage of Ivy Bridge-EP

New workstations arrive to take advantage of Ivy Bridge-EP

Dell, HP, and Fujitsu are ready on Day One with new workstations; Lenovo and Apple will be along shortly. [Editor’s Note: This is the second article in a two-part series on next-generation CPUs from Intel. Yesterday’s article (Intel launches next-generation Ivy Bridge-EP), introduces the new CPUs; today’s article introduces the first workstations and servers to […]

By September 20, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
Intel launches next-generation Ivy Bridge-EP CPU family for new round of mobile and deskside workstations

Intel launches next-generation Ivy Bridge-EP CPU family for new round of mobile and deskside workstations

An evolving marketplace causes Intel to flip the order in which new CPU technologies are introduced. By Alex Herrera [Editor’s Note: This is first in a two-part series on next-generation CPUs from Intel. This article introduces the CPU’s; tomorrow’s article introduces the first workstations and servers to include Ivy Bridge-EP. A link to the second […]

By September 19, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
AMD, Intel graphics chip shipments up in second quarter, Nvidia down

AMD, Intel graphics chip shipments up in second quarter, Nvidia down

Graphics chips outselling PCs as transition to mobile devices increases. 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 […]

By August 14, 2013 1 Comments Read More →
Programming experts to explore mobile GPU advances

Programming experts to explore mobile GPU advances

Led by Jon Peddie, the panel will describe how programmers can take full advantage of the latest GPU designs to deliver better smartphone and mobile graphics. This year’s Siggraph conference and exhibition in Anaheim includes a special track on mobile technology, with a variety of technical sessions to help the industry harness the rising tide […]

New Mac Pro keeps Apple in the workstation market

New Mac Pro keeps Apple in the workstation market

The new workstation embeds Intel Xeon CPUs and AMD FirePro GPUs inside a futuristic black cylinder. But not every Apple aficionado offers the redesign a standing ovation. Apple made a bin load of announcements today regarding new products at its annual Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) 2013 in San Francisco, but none of the products met […]