As software applications increasingly take advantage of GPU features, customers take notice. PC GPU market shipments increased by 3.4% sequentially from last quarter but decreased year-to-year by -1.3%. The PC market has seen modest growth as the market rewards specialized hardware designs over low-cost “vanilla” PCs. The trends have favored workstations, gaming machines, and … [Read more...] about Graphics chips get a boost in 2019, so what’s next?
The first Radeon 5600 was introduced 10 years ago. Based on AMD's brand new Navi GPU, the new Radeon 5600 XT is a testament to technology advances and targets 1080p gamers. AMD has introduced it's Radeon 5600 again, and this time it’s called the Radeon RX 5600 XT. Ten years ago, it was called the Radeon HD 5600. This latest version doesn’t support VGA or DVI, but we don’t … [Read more...] about AMD’s Radeon RX 5600 XT
The Intel engine has started to purr. The company turned in a great quarter, and now CEO Bob Swan tells investors the Intel Xe DG1 GPU has been powered on in the lab. Intel released their third-quarter results (see Intel Q3 2019 results) and reported record results. In the analyst call, Intel’s CEO Bob Swan said the company is on target to return to a schedule of major … [Read more...] about Everybody dance now: Intel GPU turned on
Better buy them now. As you may have heard, the current occupant of 1600 Pennsylvania Ave in Washington D.C. has unilaterally decreed a tariff of several goods manufactured in China and elsewhere. And that same person with the powers vested in him by the electoral college has said he will raise the rate from 10% to 25% and has increased the number of products and materials … [Read more...] about Your AIBs just got more expensive
Upsetting traditional models, reporting, and forecasts, cryptocurrency-mining has distorted the mechanisms for reporting sales and has driven up pricing for graphics boards. At Jon Peddie Research, we have been tracking the impact of cryptocurrency-mining on the add-in boards (AIB) market since the beginning of 2017 and have published reports that identify the number of AIBs, … [Read more...] about Cryptocurrency-mining affecting PC sales as well as AIBs