Quarter-to-quarter total GPU shipments up 3.2%—Desktop graphics up 1%, notebooks up 5%. The big drop in graphics shipments in Q1 has been partially offset by a small rise this quarter. Shipments were up 3.2% quarter-to-quarter, and down 4.5% compared to the same quarter last year. AMD’s overall unit shipments increased 11% quarter-to-quarter, Intel’s total shipments increased 4% from last quarter. The Gaming PC segment, where higher-end GPUs are used, was a bright spot in the market in Q1. Nvidia and AMD high-end GPUs sales were strong, lifting the ASPs for the discrete GPU market. Read more on Q2 2014 GPU Shipments HERE.
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Nvidia may have started out serving the gaming community with a graphics chip, but the company has always been more than a gaming company. Nvidia is a computer company with strong interests in gaming, but its future is computing. CPU computing, GPU computing, and network computing. Maybe Nvidia should make a change to its name to reflect its broad interests. How about Nvidia Computer, or Nvidia Computing.
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Frame.io offers an established set of cloud-based video and review services. The company is upping the ante with the introduction of Camera to Cloud (C2C) a set of new capabilities, devices, and services that accelerates the production process from capture to finish.