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Table of Contents
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- Navigating to new content: bold PDF bookmarks and yellow highlighted headings
- Yet another workstation market record in Q4'16 .. though some tempering might be in order
- Micro-level fluctuations difficult to predict, but big picture consistent with expectations
- Surge coming from same two sources: mobiles and China
- Workstation ASPs and revenue
- Workstation shares by machine class
- Mobiles growing slowly/ steadily, but desksides still rule the workstation market
- Workstation market by vertical
- Dell and Lenovo also gain, but HP makes the biggest statement in Q4
- Vendor penetration by market segment
- Apple's MacPro
- Estimating Mac Pro shipments: the expected surge at launch, followed by a decline, and now starting to settle out
- Virtual Workstations
- Today, Intel stands virtually alone as CPU supplier to the workstation industry
- Intel's push of Xeon brand into single-socket, entery-class workstations paying off
- AMD's traveled a winding road in workstations, one that led to an absence in CPUs
- A future for AMD workstations with APUs? Zen?
- Single vs. multi-socket CPU
- Windows dominates, with Linux holding minority share
- Tier 1 distribution of workstations by geography
- Mobile vs. deskside distribution by global geo
- Dell is claiming back its ownership of the U.S. market
- Dell makes strides in EMEA as well
- Dell and HP share lead in APexJ, while Lenovo's share steadily grows
- HP leads in Japan, while "home team" NEC and Dell duke it out for #2
- ROW vendor breakdown similar to that of the U.S
- EMEA and APexJ: breakdowns by sub-region
- China remains the primary engine for APexJ growth, with Lenovo the primary beneficiary
- Full-year calendar 2016 results for workstations
- Market for discrete professional GPUs climbs, but at more modest pace than workstations.
- Discrete workstation GPU ASPs firm
- Another quarter of virtually no change in Nvidia vs. AMD GPU market battle
- Estimating FirePro shipments to Apple
- Professional graphics hardware market breakdown by product class
- GPU segment big picture: 2D continues inevitable decline, 3D holds steady, and - lately - a marked, sustained tick up for mobiles
- High-end and mid-range contribute around two thirds of GPU add-in card revenue
- Nvidia maintains dominant hold on 2D, Entry 3D and mobile segments
- Full-year calendar 2016 results for professional graphics hardware
- Integrated vs. discrete GPUs in workstations..
- Appendix A: Workstation vendor shares per EMEA sub-region