Jon Peddie Research
This week, Jon Peddie Research (JPR) released their much anticipated quarterly discrete video card sales report for Q4 2017. Overall, the research firm is reporting a 4.6% decrease in graphics add-in board (AIB) shipments from last quarter. According to JPR, this is in line with their seasonal ten-year Q3-to-Q4 average of -4.4%; and yet despite this, Q4 was hardly a normal quarter in the industry. As many long-time readers are already well aware, Q4 is when GPU cyrptocurrency mining came back with a vengeance, and indeed without mincing words, the report attributed Q4 2017’s figures to a combination of cryptocurrency mining demand inflating average selling prices, as well as seasonality. Interestingly it's arguably the latter point that's the more salient. While cryptocurrency prices have affected prices...
This week, Jon Peddie Research (JPR) released their quarterly discrete video card sales report for Q3 2017. According to JPR's figures, the quarter was a strong one for discrete...25 by Nate Oh on 12/1/2017
This week, Jon Peddie Research (JPR) reported significantly higher discrete GPU shipments for Q2 2017, attributing the historically unprecedented increase to cryptocurrency mining, specifically to Ethereum mining. As opposed...47 by Nate Oh on 8/25/2017
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We're back once again with our periodic series looking at computer hardware market trends, this time taking a look at GPU sales for Q2 2016. Broadly speaking, unit sales...72 by Anton Shilov on 9/13/2016