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JPR: No more Nintendo Consoles?

On a morning brief about the state of gaming industry, analyst firm Jon Peddie Research gave out details on the size of overall gaming market, focusing on the hardware aspect. In the slide detailing the console wars, we saw that SONY shipped 36 million PlayStation 4 consoles, taking 55% of the overall console market. Microsoft is stuck firm in the second spot with 39%, while Nintendo is dead last with 6%. Which prompted Jon Peddie to say “I don’t believe we will see the next generation console from Nintendo.” The story is different when it comes to the handheld gaming market, where Nintendo occupies 83% of the market, with Sony

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Analysis, Graphics, Hardware, VR World

Report: Graphics Add-In-Board Market on The Decline

GPU GTX Titan

Jon Peddie Research (JPR) has released a follow-up to its recent GPU sales report, this time specifically targeting the graphics add-in-board market. As the GPU sales report includes AMD’s (NYSE: AMD) APUs and many new Intel (NASDAQ: INTC) CPUs which have GPU cores, the AIB report is a more specific barometer of the health of the video card market overall. According to JPR’s report, sales of AIBs declined 17.5% quarter-over-quarter and 17.6% year-over-year. In comparison, last year’s quarter-over-quarter rate for the same period was 5.5%. This comes in the face of an overall PC market that’s improving quarter-over-quarter by 1.3%. The attach rate to 36%,

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Graphics, Hardware, VR World

Desktop GPUs Shrunk in Q1, Nvidia Held Marketshare

GPU GTX Titan

According to Jon Peddie’s latest GPU marketshare numbers for Q1 2014, the add-in board market shrunk 0.8% year over year and a more expected 6.7% quarter over quarter. Most people expect GPU seasonality between Q1 and Q4 regardless of what year it is, but the 0.8% decrease year over year is still an indication of basically flat growth/slight shrinkage. Even though, this is significantly less than in laptops and the overall PC business in terms of shrinkage. for the GPU market as a whole, shipments were down 11.6% quarter-to-quarter, and down 4% compared to the same quarter last year. This is clearly a lot worse

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Graphics, Hardware, VR World

Desktop GPUs Shrunk in Q1, Nvidia Held Marketshare

GPU GTX Titan

According to Jon Peddie’s latest GPU marketshare numbers for Q1 2014, the add-in board market shrunk 0.8% year over year and a more expected 6.7% quarter over quarter. Most people expect GPU seasonality between Q1 and Q4 regardless of what year it is, but the 0.8% decrease year over year is still an indication of basically flat growth/slight shrinkage. Even though, this is significantly less than in laptops and the overall PC business in terms of shrinkage. for the GPU market as a whole, shipments were down 11.6% quarter-to-quarter, and down 4% compared to the same quarter last year. This is clearly a lot worse

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