Computer Hardware

This category contains a wide range of reports that cover microprocessor markets, computer semiconductors, industrial PCs,  and storage devices markets.

Date of Publication: Dec 15, 2015
Worldwide overall PC discrete graphics processing unit share by vendor. This update provides the worldwide market and vendor share results for PC discrete graphics processing unit (GPU) vendors in these segments for the calendar quarter 2015.

Date of Publication: Dec 21, 2015
This study presents an updated outlook at the solid state drive (SSD) market through 2019. The SSD industry dynamics associated with 2015 and the end-device forecast changes are aggregated, analyzed, and applied to IDC's long-term SSD forecast in terms of units and revenue (by form factor) for each consumption category of SSDs (client, enterprise, and commercial).

Date of Publication: Jan 12, 2016

Hard drive manufacturers Seagate Technology and Western Digital face an uphill battle in attempting to sustain sales of traditional rotating-disk drives in the coming years. It all comes down to the price. Traditional storage drives currently cost around 7 to 8 cents per usable gigabyte, whereas even the best-priced SSDs cost over $0.40 per usable gigabyte. SSD prices have been falling drastically in the last few years as demand has picked up. Prices are likely to continue to drop in the coming years, thereby posing a major threat to hard drive makers such as Seagate and Western Digital. Samsung leads the pack of SSD manufacturers with a commanding 40% share in the SSD market. This report focuses on the entire hard disk drive market food chain, analyzing the markets for hard disk drives, substrates, and thin film heads.  Processing issues in the manufacture of each of these sectors in included and  the report details the CMP and Lithography sectors of thin film head processing.  Market forecasts and market shares of all sectors are detailed.  The SSD market is also analyzed.

Date of Publication: Dec 1, 2015

This report provides the SSD revenue market share by interface and by supplier.

Date of Publication: Dec 1, 2015

The client and datacenter SSD market continued on a growth path as TLC petabytes surged on the back of increased adoption of 3D NAND. This report provides a forecast of the client and enterprise SSD market out to 2019.

Date of Publication: Oct 15, 2015
The global market for Personal and Entry Level Storage (PELS) is driven by the global explosion of digital data and the huge need for secure and safe data storage and management. Growth in the market is also benefitted by continuous product development efforts aimed at effectively managing the complexity of storing ever rising volumes of data. Technology developments and product innovations aimed at addressing issues related to capacity and data transfer speeds will also drive growth in the market. This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Personal and Entry Level Storage (PELS) in Thousand Units and US$ Million. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and Rest of World.

Date of Publication: Oct 14, 2015
This research report presents shipment volume and value forecasts and recent quarter review of the Taiwanese server system and server motherboard industries. The report includes server full system, barebones, and motherboard shipment volume, shipment value, ASP, volume and share by maker and by price point, and manufacturer volume ranking. The report analyzes shipment by CPU architecture and CPU count. Production locations, shipment destinations, business types, and customer portfolios are also examined. The content of this report is based on primary data obtained through interviews with server makers.