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?
Nvidia reports $3.1 billion in sales, $950 million profit, up 6% from last quarter. The real message is that Nvidia is successfully pivoting to the data center. Nvidia reported revenue from all platforms up for the quarter and beat Wall Street’s expectations. The company’s GPU business revenue was $2.7 billion, up 8% from last quarter, and up 40% from last year. The … [Read more...] about Nvidia’s Q4 FY20 results
by Bob Cramblitt Views of SPEC/GWPG members. Every day in their engineering jobs with leading OEMs and graphics card manufacturers, the representatives of the SPEC Graphics and Workstation Performance Group (SPEC/GWPG) assess the latest technologies designed to make their products run professional applications faster and more efficiently. In their role with … [Read more...] about A 5-year vision for workstation graphics performance
Knowing how you stand up to the competition is critical. Last December, we told you about ray tracing startup, Nebula, in Montreal and the founder, Yann Clotioloman Yéo. The company has developed a physically based, unbiased stand-alone renderer with realtime DirectX 12 preview written in C++. It runs on Windows 10 (64-bit) and requires SSE4 to run. The program uses AMD … [Read more...] about Nebula benchmarks the ray tracing competitors
$3.01 billion in sales, $899 million profit, up 61% from last quarter. Nvidia reported revenue from all platforms up for the quarter and beat Wall Street’s expectations. The company’s GPU business revenue was $2.6 billion, up 22% from last quarter, but down 8% from last year. The quarter was the fourth consecutive decline in year-over-year sales. “Our gaming business and … [Read more...] about Nvidia’s Q3 FY20 results