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Q4 2008 was a poor period for manufacturers of graphics chips: all of the key players experiencing sales slumps whether measured on a quarter-by-quarter or a year-on-year basis. According to market watcher Jon Peddie Research (JPR), it's the first time the graphics market has shrunk between Q3 and Q4 since 2000. "Put simply, …


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Market share is important and all

But did anybody make a profit?

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Market size is important too

If Larrabee works out then GPUs as a class are yesterday's hardware. Anyone out there still using a floating point accelerator card?


@ken hagan

That's a big "IF".

Paris, because if she works out, all other hardware is obsolete...

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