IDC's Semiconductors and Enabling Technologies: Personal Computing service provides strategic and tactical analysis for chip suppliers and OEMs in the computing system markets. The PC client and server microprocessor market continues to face fundamental change. System-level competition among various system types such as among PCs, tablets, and smartphones on the client side and among servers, storage systems, and networking systems on the server compute side is forcing competition across the value chains for each of these system types. Vendors such as Intel and AMD are integrating components around their x86 microprocessors, segmenting their product lines and targeting new systems on a chip (SoCs) toward tablets and smartphones where ARM-based SoCs now dominate. In turn, vendors such as NVIDIA and Qualcomm are positioning their SoCs in the computing markets, including client and enterprise systems.
- Worldwide desktop PC, mobile PC, and PC server semiconductor forecast
- PC microprocessor vendor market share by all form factors, processor brand, and graphics type
- DRAM supply, demand, megabyte per system, and pricing trends
- PC core logic chipset vendor market share by all form factors, CPU vendor supported, and graphics type
- PC discrete graphics processing unit (GPU) market share by form factor
- NAND flash memory supply, demand, megabyte per system, and pricing trends
- Worldwide PC Semiconductor Forecast
- Worldwide Quarterly PC Microprocessor Vendor Shares
- Worldwide PC Microprocessor Forecast
- Worldwide Quarterly PC Discrete Graphics Processing Unit Vendor Shares
- Worldwide Quarterly PC Core Logic Chipset Vendor Shares
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- What are the volume and pricing of processors for mobile PCs, desktop PCs, and PC servers? Where are PC processors going when they're not going into PCs?
- How quickly will ARM-based microprocessors enter the PC and server spaces, and what market conditions are necessary for ARM vendors to succeed?
- What will be the impact on NAND flash memory in the PC, including NAND caches and solid state disk (SSD) drives?
- What will be the penetration rate of new technologies such as processor graphics, SSDs, PCI Express 3.0, and USB 3.0?
IDC's Semiconductors and Enabling Technologies: Personal Computing service examines how semiconductor vendors are positioning themselves to compete in the computing semiconductor market. This service reviews the strategies, market positioning, and future direction of several providers in the semiconductor market, including:
AMD, Applied Micro, ARM, Calxeda, Elpida, Freescale, IBM, Intel, Micron Technology, MIPS, Nanya, NVIDIA, Qualcomm, Rambus, Samsung (LSI), Samsung (Memory), SK Hynix, Texas Instruments, Toshiba, and Via Technologies.
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