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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 […]

Review: Windows tablets ARM vs. Intel

Review: Windows tablets ARM vs. Intel

The Lenovo ThinkPad Tablet 2, the Asus Vivo Tab, and the Microsoft Surface RT are surprisingly close in some tests. By Jon Peddie and the Mt. Tiburon Testing Labs team Jon Peddie Research We have been looking forward to getting some Intel-based tablets—first, to see if this is the tablet we want (since it will […]

Nvidia the only winner in Q1 graphics market

Nvidia the only winner in Q1 graphics market

AMD revenue was flat, and Intel was down. The overall market was down 2.9% sequentially.  Graphics chips and boards sales in the first quarter of 2013 were not robust. Of the three top vendors, only Nvidia sales were up quarter to quarter, AMD and Intel were down. The report comes from market research supplied by Jon […]

Boxx introduces 4+ Ghz workstation

Boxx introduces 4+ Ghz workstation

3DBoxx 8980 Xtreme sports 16 Intel Xeon cores and liquid cooling.  Performance computer vendor Boxx has introduced what it claims is the fastest dual Intel Xeon workstation on the market. The 3DBoxx 8980 Xtreme ships with dual 8-core Intel Xeon CPUs and a liquid cooled chipset, allowing it to run above 4 Ghz. Boxx says […]

Major graphics chip vendors all report fourth quarter decline

Major graphics chip vendors all report fourth quarter decline

AMD, Intel, and Nvidia combined for a drop of 11.5% in units shipped. All the leading suppliers of graphics chips for PCs reported declining sales for the fourth quarter of 2012, both on a sequential basis and year-over-year. AMD, Intel, and Nvidia combined for a 4Q12 that saw unit sales down 11.5% from a year […]

By February 19, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
Siggraph Asia drops anchor in Singapore

Siggraph Asia drops anchor in Singapore

The digital content industry is headed to this English-speaking city-nation. Too bad more attendees didn’t find their way there. By Kathleen Maher Siggraph Asia 2012 touched down in the major Asian crossroads city-nation Singapore. It is a convenient hop to many content creation outsource locations, and English is the official language, making it easy for […]

By December 12, 2012 0 Comments Read More →
Panelists ready for Democratization of 3D Panel at JPR Siggraph Asia Press Luncheon

Panelists ready for Democratization of 3D Panel at JPR Siggraph Asia Press Luncheon

Four accomplished graphics industry veterans will explore how 3D is becoming the people’s technology. An accomplished quartet of graphics industry leaders will join the panel discussion as Jon Peddie Research brings its annual press luncheon to Siggraph Asia. The topic, “The Democratization of 3D: 3D for the People” will no doubt be a lively and […]

By November 23, 2012 0 Comments Read More →
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon: Thin, light, stylish, strong

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon: Thin, light, stylish, strong

This new Ultrabook exceeds Intel standards with a carbon fiber chassis and extra durability.   By the Mt. Tiburon Testing Lab team at Jon Peddie Research ThinkPads have an interesting his­tory. The brand has a lot of lore behind it; first introduced in 1992 by IBM, it recently celebrated its 20th anniversary under Lenovo Corporation, […]

By November 15, 2012 2 Comments Read More →