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Gaming PC sales in North America in 2016 grow 25-30%

Apr 28, 13:52

Commenting on the gaming PC market in North America, Kevin Jones, vice president for US-based retail chain Micro Center said that overall sales increased 25-30% on year in 2016, and...

Kevin Jones, Micro Center vice president (left)

EMEA traditional PC market returning to growth in 1Q17, says IDC

Apr 24, 22:03

The Europe, Middle East, and Africa (EMEA) traditional PC market (desktops, notebooks, and workstations) continued to stabilize in the first quarter of 2017, with the market posting...

Powerchip chairman expects long-term DRAM shortage

Apr 20, 22:20

The supply of DRAM memory is likely to stay tight for a substantial period of time, according to Frank Huang, chairman for Taiwan-based pure-play foundry Powerchip Technology.

Quanta to stay top AIO PC maker in 2017

Apr 18, 14:09

Quanta Computer is expected to remain as the largest all-in-one (AIO) PC maker worldwide in 2017 thanks to orders from Hewlett-Packard (HP) and Apple. Currently, HP outsources all...

IDC, Gartner see different trends for 1Q17 PC shipments

Apr 13, 14:43

Research firm IDC has posted its latest figures on worldwide PC shipments for the first quarter at 60.33 million, up slightly by 0.6% on year. But according to Gartner, the volume...

Looking to expand presence in PC market: Q&A with AMD CEO Lisa Su

Apr 10, 14:58

AMD has been aggressively looking to expand its presence in the PC market. It has released its new Ryzen series processors and its Vega series GPUs are expected to be launched soon...

Lisa Su, AMD CEO

Taiwan market: Acer launches 21-inch gaming notebook

Apr 6, 12:05

Acer Taiwan president Dave Lin expects the PC market worldwide to continue suffering declines in 2017, but Acer will achieve growth in Taiwan thanks to its gaming and ultra-thin notebooks...

PC vendors to hike prices in 3Q17

Mar 22, 16:10

PC vendors, in order to reflect continual hikes in component costs, including display panels, DRAM, SSDs, Li batteries, plan to raise retail prices when new models equipped with revised...

Wistron expects growth in 2017 revenue and profit

Mar 21, 12:10

ODM Wistron has finished its transformation of business operations and expects revenues and profitability for 2017 to grow significantly on year, according to company chairman Simon...

Zhaoxin to roll out 16nm CPU in 2018

Mar 17, 10:49

Shanghai Zhaoxin Semiconductor plans to introduce a 16nm 8-core 3GHz PC processor series in 2018, according to company vice president Cheng Fu.

IC demand from PC sector will not pick up until August

Mar 16, 15:15

Taiwan-based IC design houses have said that chip orders from notebook and other PC makers have been flat in March, and a major rebound of chip orders from the PC industry may not...

Digitimes Research: Compal, MSI see increased AIO PC shipments in 2016

Mar 15, 10:25

Most Taiwan-based ODMs saw their all-in-one (AIO) PC shipments drop on year in 2016 except Compal Electronics and Micro-Star International (MSI). TPV-Inventa Technology - originally...

MEA PC market declines on year amid weak commercial demand, says IDC

Mar 13, 15:52

The Middle East and Africa (MEA) PC market experienced a mild decline of 1.8% on year in the fourth quarter of 2016 to total 3.2 million units, according to IDC. The decline stemmed...

Adlink sees 2016 net profits slip 29% on year

Mar 9, 15:53

Industrial PC maker Adlink has announced consolidated revenues of NT$9.57 billion (US$309.56 million) for 2016, up 5.5% on year with gross margins reaching 43.5%, up from 41.3% in...

Inventec enjoys growth in February revenues

Mar 9, 15:18

Inventec has announced consolidated revenues of NT$31.94 billion (US$1.03 billion) for February, up 5.51% on month and 11% on year. The company shipped 1.5 million PC devices in the...

Getac expects revenues to grow strongly in 2H17

Mar 8, 11:21

Ruggedized PC player Getac Technology expects its revenues to decrease sequentially in the second quarter, but the volume will have a good chance to grow strongly in the second half...

Samsung recalls faulty 18nm PC DRAM, says report

Newswatch - Mar 2, 11:01

Samsung Electronics in mid-February started to recall certain PC DRAM module series, which PC OEMs found as the cause of blue screens while testing products, according to a report...

Acer focuses 2017 PC marketing on slim notebooks, gaming notebooks, says Taiwan president

Feb 13, 11:32

Acer will focus PC marketing in 2017 on two market-niche product lines, slim notebooks and gaming notebooks, and will launch new models beginning the first quarter, according to the...

Acer Taiwan operations president Dave Lin

Wistron, Inventec see mixed January shipments

Feb 9, 14:03

Wistron has announced notebook shipments of 1.3 million units for January, up 18.18% on year from January 2016's 1.1 million units. Meanwhile, Inventec shipped 1.15 million PC devices...

PC industry expected to stabilize and see less than 5% shipment drop in 2017

Feb 8, 15:22

With AMD ready to release Ryzen CPUs and Vega GPUs, sources from the upstream supply chain expect the PC industry to stabilize and see a less than 5% on-year shipment drop in 2017,...

PC market stabilizes with solid 4Q16 shipments despite component shortages, says IDC

Jan 12, 14:36

Worldwide shipments of traditional PCs (desktop, notebook, and workstation) totaled 70.2 million units in the fourth quarter of 2016, posting an on-year decline of 1.5%, according...

Digitimes Research: All-in-one PC shipments drop 4.8% in 2016

Jan 5, 11:53

With demand for all-in-one PCs from the consumer sector continuing dropping, Digitimes Research estimates shipments decreased 4.8% on year to reach around 12 million units in 2016,...

Avalue expects over 10% growth in 2016 and optimistic about 2017 performance

Dec 27, 14:41

Taiwan-based industrial PC (IPC) maker Avalue Technology had weaker than expected growth in the second half of the year due to orders being postponed, but the company will still manage...

Asustek, Gigabyte restructing poorly performing businesses

Dec 27, 14:10

As the mobile device market is no long seeing strong growth, Asustek Computer has been reorganizing its loss-making tablet business since the first half of 2016, while Gigabyte Technology...

PC vendors trying out Qualcomm/Windows products

Dec 15, 11:30

With Microsoft's recent announcement of adding support to Qualcomm's processor solutions in Windows 10, sources from the upstream supply chain have pointed out that many brand vendors...

PC upstream suppliers conservative about Microsoft pushing MR ecosystem

Dec 13, 15:03

Microsoft has recently announced a plan to partner with PC brand vendors including Asustek Computer, Acer, Lenovo, Hewlett-Packard (HP), Dell and 3Glasses to push an ecosystem for...

Inventec to close AIO PC subsidiary TPV-Inventa in 2017, says paper

Newswatch - Dec 9, 16:07

Inventec reportedly is shutting down its all-in-one (AIO) PC subsidiary TPV-Inventa in 2017 and is planning to lay off about 50 employees in the upcoming week, leaving around 20 workers...

PC market outlook improves mildly with faster shift to slim and convertible models, says IDC

Dec 2, 16:06

Worldwide PC shipments are forecast to decline by 6.4% on year in 2016, according to an updated forecast from the IDC Worldwide Quarterly PC Tracker. This is an improvement over August's...

Medical PC solution provider Onyx Healthcare to debut on OTC market

Nov 25, 15:10

Taiwan-based medical PC solution provider Onyx Healthcare, an associated company of Asustek Computer, will debut on Taiwan's over-the-counter (OTC) stock market on December 21.

Gigabyte partners with Blizzard to launch customizable PCs in South Korea

Nov 21, 22:53

Gigabyte Technology is cooperating with game developer Blizzard Entertainment to release customizable gaming PCs under both Blizzard's Overwatch and Gigabyte's Aorus dual-brands and...

PC supply chain seeing replacement trend in DIY market in 2H16

Nov 15, 15:38

The PC upstream supply chain has seen increasing demand for gaming-level hardware components from the PC DIY market since the early second half thanks to a PC replacement trend created...

Intel looks to add Wi-Fi and USB 3.1 support into next-generation chipsets

Nov 10, 15:15

Intel reportedly is planning to add USB 3.1 and Wi-Fi functions into its motherboard chipsets and the new design may be implemented in its upcoming 300-series scheduled to be released...

PC demand to enjoy growth thanks to new processors from AMD and Intel

Oct 26, 21:58

PC brand vendors expect demand for PCs to enjoy strong growth in the first quarter of 2017 as Intel will begin mass shipping its Kaby Lake processors, while AMD will also launch its...

EMEA PC market stabilized in 3Q16 thanks to strong commercial notebook shipments in Western Europe, says IDC

Oct 24, 22:23

PC shipments in Europe, the Middle East, and Africa (EMEA) performed above expectations, reaching 17.9 million units and posting a 3.3% on-year decrease in the third quarter of 2016,...

Component shortages expected in PC market after November

Oct 24, 20:51

With smartphone vendors having been aggressively placing short-term orders for the fourth quarter, several component suppliers have been delaying their shipments to PC vendors recently...

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    AMD has released the first three models of its next-generation high-performance AMD Ryzen desktop processor. Ryzen is the first processor based on the entirely new AMD Zen core microarchitecture,...

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    AMD has unveiled the company's strategy for its upcoming Polaris architecture-based Radeon RX series graphics cards, introducing levels of VR performance and future-proof technologies...

    Photo: Michael Lee, Digitimes, Jun 3.

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    Photo: Michael Lee, Digitimes, Jun 2.

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    AMD 7th-generation A series processor

    AMD has announced availability of its new mobile seventh-generation AMD A-series processors, timed to support a new notebook design by HP. New OEM PC designs powered by the A-series...

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    Acer Chromebase 24 all-in-one PC

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