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Overall GPU shipments increased 9% from last quarter

Overall GPU shipments increased 9% from last quarter

Nvidia was the big winner, up 21% sequentially; AMD and Intel also saw GPU shipments increase. Although the PC graphics semiconductor industry continues to decline, shipments increased in the third quarter of 2015, reflecting the overall global increase in consumer confidence. GPU sales, integrated and discrete, desktop and notebook were up significantly from the last […]

By November 12, 2015 Read More →
Intel Skylake triggers industry-wide workstation product refresh

Intel Skylake triggers industry-wide workstation product refresh

HP and Dell out of the chute with new mobile and entry deskside models By Alex Herrera Intel has launched a new generation of CPUs, and all the workstation vendors are now launching products to match. It hasn’t always been this way. When it came to timing of new product releases, the vertically integrated workstation […]

By October 18, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
Microsoft acquires game engine Havok from Intel

Microsoft acquires game engine Havok from Intel

More than a 3D physics engine, Havok has become a comprehensive game development platform. Nvidia and Autodesk have a stronger competitor now. Microsoft has acquired game development platform Havok from Intel. The purchase price was not announced; surely it was more than the $110 million Intel paid to acquire Havok in 2007. Havok is best […]

The Archipelago of Things

The Archipelago of Things

We tend to think of the Internet of Things as a vast network that is knitting itself together as devices and computers connect to each other. But rather than a conspiracy of connected things; we’re more likely to see different networks of different things and most of them will do us more good than harm.  The […]

Intel reorg shuffles the deck chairs, but Mooly Eden is out

Intel reorg shuffles the deck chairs, but Mooly Eden is out

Is the ship safe now? By Jon Peddie In its latest reorg, Intel has moved a lot of folks around, shoved a couple sideways and in the process lost one of its most colorful and successful leaders. Intel has established a new organization that merges the New Devices Group with other organizations and is now […]

By April 29, 2015 2 Comments Read More →
GPU shipments down in fourth quarter of 2014

GPU shipments down in fourth quarter of 2014

Nvidia gained at the expense of AMD and Intel. Gaming is still the market’s bright spot. The new market report on graphics processing units (GPUs) from Jon Peddie Research (JPR) shows total shipments were down in the fourth quarter of 2014 (ending December 31, 2014). Measured on a sequential basis, Nvidia shipments were up 3%, […]

By February 20, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
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 →