Author Archive: Alex Herrera

Alex Herrera is a JPR analyst specializing in workstations. His in-depth, continuously updated reports are available at the Jon Peddie Research site. A complete list of JPR reports and other products is available at https://www.jonpeddie.com/store/.

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The workstation market in Q3’18: Economic conditions and demand drive the market to record levels

The workstation market in Q3’18: Economic conditions and demand drive the market to record levels

Vendors are justifiably more confident to hang their hats on the workstation market than most other PC-related markets. And for good reason, the workstation does not suffer (at least not to a substantial degree) from the forces that have been dragging on the mainstream PC market as of late, namely lagging replacement cycles due to reaching “good […]

By December 14, 2018 Read More →
AMD’s Next Horizon dawns with 7-nm Epyc Rome Zen 2 processor

AMD’s Next Horizon dawns with 7-nm Epyc Rome Zen 2 processor

Alex Herrera takes stock of AMD’s latest hardware introductions and notes the company has an edge on Intel and a serious play against Nvidia in the data center.

By December 12, 2018 Read More →
The tale of Turing

The tale of Turing

A big-picture look at how Nvidia got to Turing, and how the new architecture signals an inflection point in GPU evolution.

By October 25, 2018 Read More →
Boxx bets on Zen to power an AMD comeback in workstation CPUs

Boxx bets on Zen to power an AMD comeback in workstation CPUs

Boxx introduces first AMD Zen-based workstations and reviewer Alex Herrera find the new products exhibit Boxx’s attention to detail and quality.

By December 20, 2017 0 Comments Read More →