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Intel's New CPUs Gaining Popularity and Starting to Outsell AMD

Arkadiusz Strzala, 10 February 2022, 13:47

According to stats covering sales in some markets, Intel Alder Lake-S processors have already overtaken AMD chips. Generation 12 features a hybrid architecture that is generating a lot of interest.

We Have Universal Shortages, and PC Market Recorded Massive Growth in 2021

Nicek, 31 January 2022, 12:09

The PC market recorded a significant growth in the previous year. Much of this is due to the pandemic and the growing demand for electronic equipment.

PC Market in Good Condition in 2021; Largest Shipments in Nearly a Decade

Jacob Blazewicz, 13 January 2022, 14:01

Gamers may have a problem with hardware shortages, but apparently not through the fault of manufacturers. After all, according to analysts, 2021 was a 'watershed' year for the PC market.

GPU Sales Increased - Double-digit Growth in Shipments

Dawid Wanat, 07 December 2021, 15:04

New market research has revealed an increase in GPU shipments. Despite double-digit growth, there is no noticeable improvement on the market over the previous year.

PlayStation 5 was the Most Popular Gift Idea in the US

Przemyslaw Dygas, 07 December 2021, 13:22

Research on gift ideas in the US leaves no illusion - the PS5 is hugely popular.

GPUs Are in Short Supply but Nvidia's Sales Increase

Jacob Blazewicz, 25 November 2021, 16:04

The situation in the electronics market remains bleak, with hardware manufacturers struggling to provide adequate supply. Despite this, Nvidia clearly has recorded a successful quarter.

PC Market in Numbers - Sales of Traditional PC Increasing

Adrian Werner, 12 October 2021, 18:14

PCs are doing better and better on the market. For the sixth consecutive quarter, PC sales have increased.

AMD on the Offensive - Ryzens Much More Popular Than Intel CPUs

Jacob Blazewicz, 09 August 2021, 20:06

Intel still rules the CPU market, but AMD is starting to tread on its heels. In fact, the new Ryzen 5000 have made AMD's CPUs much more popular in some stores than Intel's.

Xiaomi on Its Way to the Smartphone Throne - Only Samsung Left to Beat

Adrian Werner, 02 August 2021, 16:17

Samsung remained the leader of the smartphone market in the second quarter of this year. Xiaomi however, breaths down its neck, having already overtaken Apple.

Steam Deck in High Demand; Over 100k Reservations in an Hour

, 17 July 2021, 22:03

Reservations for the Steam Deck console from Valve began on Friday. In a short period of time, the number of preorders of the new portable console exceeded 100 thousand. However, there were some problems on the way.

GPU Sales Explode; Chips are Still Short, but Supply is Increasing

Nicek, 09 June 2021, 12:25

The last few months will definitely be remembered as the ones where buying a GPU bordered on miracle. Despite severe shortages, the PC GPU market continues to grow.

SSDs Surpass HDDs in Terms of Sales

Bart Swiatek, 17 February 2021, 13:35

Analysts of Trendfocus Inc. presented a report on the SSD and HDD market. The former were more popular than the latter last year.

Market With Best PC and Laptop Sales in Last 10 Years

Paul Musiolik, 16 January 2021, 23:08

The coronavirus pandemic, forced remote working and the desire to replace aged components have served the PC, laptop and workstation market well. More than 91 million units of hardware devices were sold in the last quarter of 2020.

iPhone 12 Mini Disappoints Apple

Tom Borys, 07 January 2021, 20:35

The latest sales numbers show that out of the four iPhone models released last year, the mini version has fared worst in the US market. It fared tragically, in fact.

Nvidia Apologizes for Lack of GeForce RTX 3080 in Stores

Bartlomiej Sagan, 18 September 2020, 12:47

The positive reception of RTX 3080 by reviewers has significantly increased the already significant consumer interest. The problem is that almost no one was able to buy their unit of Nvidia's top card.

Apple Achieves Total Domination in Smartphone Sales

Mikolaj Laszkiewicz, 02 September 2020, 14:39

Apple has dominated the top ten best-selling phones in the world. Poor performance of the competition.

Worst Smartphone Sales Since 2013

Mikolaj Laszkiewicz, 26 August 2020, 16:19

Smartphone sales results from the first half of 2020 show biggest drops in history.

Joystick Sales are on the Rise Again Thanks to Microsoft Flight Simulator

Bart Swiatek, 25 August 2020, 12:47

Many of the most popular joystick models on Amazon are currently unavailable. Good sales of this type of devices are most probably related to, among others, the recent release of Microsoft Flight Simulator.

Flight Simulator Will be a Golden Egg-laying Goose for Hardware Companies

Agnes Adamus, 21 August 2020, 22:09

Microsoft Flight Simulator may turn out to be a golden egg-laying goose, not only for its creators but also for PC hardware manufacturers. According to analysts from Jon Peddie Research, in the next three years the game will bring 2.6 billion profits from hardware sales.

Pandemic Drives the Market; PC Master Race Grows in Strength

Bart Swiatek, 09 July 2020, 17:55

According to Jon Peddie Research analysts, the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus pandemic has led to a large increase in interest in computer hardware. Sales of all kinds of components are growing dynamically, as is the number of PC players. By the end of the year, the PC components market may be worth nearly $40 billion.

iPhone Dominates Mobile Market, Good Q1 for Apple

Kuszu, 11 May 2020, 15:47

Apple's newest flagship bests its competitors in terms of sales in Q1 2020. iPhone 11 outclassed Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 and Samsung Galaxy A51, among others.

AMD Bests Intel in Many Major Stores

Adrian Werner, 02 May 2020, 17:07

AMD's CEO has boasted that in many major stores, more than 50 percent of available premium CPUs are made by his company. According to The European Hardware Association, gaming enthusiasts also prefer Ryzen's manufacturer.

Smartphone Sales Halved

Arkadiusz Strzala, 21 April 2020, 17:54

Due to the coronavirus pandemic, smartphone sales in the USA have recorded an extremely sharp drop.

AMD Increases Its Share in the CPU Market; Ryzen Dominates on Amazon

Bart Swiatek, 06 February 2020, 21:13

According to a report by Mercury Research, AMD increased its share in the CPU market in 2019. The company ise doing great in almost all sectors, mainly thanks to the excellent sales of the Ryzen 3000 series CPU. The only reason to complain is the declining interest in game consoles.

Half-Life: Alyx Boosts Valve Index Sales

Peter Doron, 29 January 2020, 13:34

That was to be expected - Half-Life: Alyx turned out to be a tremendous sales booster for the Valve Index VR goggles. However, due to the shortage of stock, at the end of last year, Oculus Quest recorded much higher sales. Everybody's happy with PlayStation VR.

Valve Index Goggles Almost Sold Out; Half-Life Alyx Effect?

Bart Swiatek, 15 January 2020, 11:59

VR Valve Index goggles sell better than their manufacturer assumed - the device can now only be bought in Japan, and only if we decide to use only helmets and controllers - without the base station. Such great interest is most likely due to the very promising Half-Life: Alyx.

PC Sales Rising After 7 Years of Decline

Bart Swiatek, 14 January 2020, 13:25

2019 was the first year in seven years in which PC sales increased. The market leaders are Lenovo, HP and Dell. One of the reasons for the increased demand is the end of support for Windows 7, which is forcing many companies to switch to newer hardware.

AMD Chases Intel, Holding Nearly 40% of CPU Market

Peter Doron, 03 January 2020, 11:51

With the latest moves, AMD is quickly closing in on Intel. According to PassMark, the Ryzen manufacturer already has almost 40% of the CPU market share. There are many indications that the difference will be diminishing in the coming months, and many believe that AMD will eventually overtake the competition.

Radeon RX 5700 XT is a Hit - Great Sales of AMD's CPUs

Bart Swiatek, 18 October 2019, 10:18

Both data from online shops and industry websites, as well as financial results of Tul, owner of PowerColor, show that AMD Radeon RX 5700 family GPU are very popular among the customers.

AMD Ryzen 5 3600 Sells Better Than Intel's Entire 9th Generation

Bart Swiatek, 02 September 2019, 11:21

Sales statistics of the German online store Mindfactory.de show that AMD has completely dominated Intel in the local market. This situation persists for the second consecutive month.

AMD GPU Sales Top Nvidia for the First Time in 5 Years

Conrad Hazi, 30 August 2019, 16:04

This is what everyone expected - AMD outperformed Nvidia in terms of GPU sales in the second quarter of 2019. The data provided by Jon Peddie Research analysts includes all desktop GPUs.

Chinese Company Baidu Bests Google in the Smart Speaker Market

Barth Faryna, 27 August 2019, 14:20

The name Baidu may not tell you much, but in fact it is the largest search engine used in China and Japan. The company also produces smart speakers and has just outpaced Google in this sector.

AMD Sells More CPUs in Korea and Japan than Intel

Conrad Hazi, 16 July 2019, 12:39

Although not even ten days have passed since the launch of the new Ryzen 3000 series processors, the sales of AMD products have already managed to go through the roof and overtake the demand for Intel products in several important Asian markets.

Apple's in Trouble? Demand for iPhone Smartphones Drops

Bart Swiatek, 10 July 2019, 14:17

Wedbush analysts have prepared a report stating that Apple will ship 180 million iPhones to stores by the end of this fiscal year (September 2019). That's 37.7 million less than last year.

PC Sales of HDD Will Halve This Year

Krooox, 07 May 2019, 09:33

Are hard disc drives becoming a thing of the past? According to Nidec's report, the downward trend is accelerating especially on the PC market, but there are still places where HDD still dominates over SSD.

Intel: CPU shortages Will Last Until Q3 2019

Bart Swiatek, 29 April 2019, 14:22

During a conference, Intel CEO Robert Swan admitted that the problems with the supply of Intel's CPUs will continue until the third quarter of this year.

Sony Sold Over 4.2 Million Units of PlayStation VR.

Konrad Serafinski, 26 March 2019, 09:40

Sony sold more than 4.2 million PlayStation VR devices, according to a post published on the official company blog. This means that 1.2 million users have bought the device within the last 7 months.

Nvidia: Turing revenues 45% higher than Pascal

Bart Swiatek, 21 March 2019, 22:52

Nvidia boasted that the revenue from the sales of Turing-based cards - in the first eight weeks of their market presence - was 45% higher than the revenue generated by the sales of GeForce GTX 10xx series in the same period.

Nvidia's Financial Statement, RTX Series Disapponts

ElMundo, 15 February 2019, 15:40

Nvidia presented its financial results for Q4 2018, and they could have been better. What is noticeable is the significant drop in the gaming sector, stemming from the poor sales of GeForce RTX chipsets.

Nvidia May Have Underestimated Cryptomining Sales

Bart Swiatek, 05 February 2019, 15:34

According to Mitch Steves, an RBC analyst, Nvidia may have underestimated the influence of the cryptocurrency mining craze on GPU sales.

Smartphone sales dropping; China takes the lead

ElMundo, 31 January 2019, 15:59

Canalys published a report showing the condition of smartphone industry in Q4 2018.

Nvidia: RTX series sales below expectations

Bart Swiatek, 29 January 2019, 14:35

During the Monday investor meeting, Nvidia’s CEO – Jensen Huang – admitted that the sales of GeForce RTX series were worse than expected.

Sales of VR devices for PCs exceeded 4 million copies

Frozen, 07 January 2019, 16:42

During a conference at CES 2019, Nvidia announced the total sales of virtual reality headsets for personal computers.

VR is dying, sales figures show

Mathias Zulpo, 30 July 2018, 04:10

A study conducted by Digital Trends is here to prove above all doubt that Virtual Reality is dying. But HTC begs to differ and says that's not the case and things are in fact looking up – at least when it comes to Vive.

PlayStation VR is a worldwide bestseller

luckie, 25 October 2016, 11:54

Everyone seems to want a PlayStation VR nowadays. The device is already out of stock in both US and UK Amazon, while other markets report sales numbers going through the roof.

Nvidia is leaving AMD behind

Adrian Werner, 20 April 2015, 13:12

Nvidia's advantage over AMD in the graphics card market is no secret. Recent data show that the distance between the rivals has grown substantially, and in the last quarter of 2014, Nvidia sold three times as many cards as their competitor.