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Gaming monitor shipments soar 350% on year, says IHS Markit

Oct 20, 15:30

Global shipments of gaming monitors increased 350% on year to 1.1 million units in the first half of 2017 from the same period a year ago, according to IHS Markit.

Asustek, Gigabyte reorganization efforts to bear fruit in 1Q18

Oct 19, 17:43

Asustek Computer and Gigabyte Technology have both completed their business reorganization, and are expected to see the efforts bear fruit around the end of first-quarter 2018.

Gigabyte is expected to see sales pick up starting 1Q18

Kingston marks 30th anniversary

Oct 18, 16:05

Founded on October 17, 1987, US-based Kingston Technology has just marked its 30th founding anniversary in a capacity as the world's largest independent maker of DRAM modules. Its...

Worldwide gaming notebook shipments to reach 5.5 million units in 2017

Oct 16, 15:48

Worldwide gaming notebook shipments are estimated to reach around 5.5 million units in 2017 with Micro-Star International (MSI) to account for 1.1-1.2 million units and Asustek 1.3...

Gaming notebook shipments growing strong

Acer to become holding company, says Stan Shih

Oct 13, 16:15

Acer founder Stan Shih has pointed out that the company will gradually turn into a holding company with most of the Acer Group's affiliates to transform into independent entities...

Nvidia partners with Gigabyte and Leadtek for AI, says paper

Oct 3, 15:55

Nvidia has been recruiting Taiwan-based hardware manufacturers such as Gigabyte Technology and Leadtek Research to join its alliance for artificial intelligence (AI), according to...

Ibase Gaming seeking to become system integrator

Sep 29, 12:33

Taiwan gaming machine maker Ibase Gaming, an affiliate of industrial PC maker Ibase Technology, will take a road not taken by peer makers in its future business development, with...

Asustek expects China gaming notebook market to reach 3 million units in 2018, says paper

Sep 26, 15:47

Asustek Computer internally estimates that China's gaming notebook market will have a shipment scale of three million units in 2018 and is aiming to account for over 30% of the volumes,...

MEMS sensor demand for smartphones, automotive surging

Sep 26, 15:42

MEMS sensor demand for smartphones and automotive applications has been surging, according to sources at Taiwan-based IC backend houses, which have enjoyed a ramp-up of orders placed...

Competition for 2018 gaming notebook orders growing fierce

Sep 22, 10:42

With notebook brand vendors having recently begun their request for quotation (RFQ) processes for 2018 orders, gaming notebook models have become the priority for Taiwan-based ODMS...

Acer increases marketing budget for gaming notebooks

Sep 20, 14:34

Acer is ramping up marketing budgets for its gaming notebook business, and will support e-sport teams in various areas to promote its brand image in the sector.

Acer is increasing resources for the gaming business

Touch Taiwan 2017: Innolux to highlight gaming notebook panels

Sep 19, 13:54

In response to the growing global gaming market, Innolux will showcase a series of gaming notebook/monitor panels at the upcoming Taiwan Touch 2017 to be held at the Nangang Exhibition...

Innolux 15.6-inch gaming notebook panel

Asustek new strategy gives priority to profitability

Sep 19, 13:47

Asustek Computer has implemented a new business strategy to improve its profitability by focusing on high-margin orders and markets for higher product ASPs, according to some market...

Acer 1H17 gaming LCD monitor shipments hike 103%

Sep 14, 15:59

Acer has revealed its gaming LCD monitor shipments soared 103% on year in first-half 2017 with their revenues growing 50%, mainly thanks to launches of mid-range models, according...

Acer optimistic about its gaming monitor business

Gigabyte motherboard shipments to fall under 13 million units in 2017

Sep 13, 14:50

Gigabyte Technology is expected to see its motherboard shipments fall under 13 million units in 2017 from 16-17 million units in 2016, and could struggle to maintain the 10 million...

Asustek and MSI to face strong challenge in gaming PC market in 2018

Sep 12, 14:06

The top-2 gaming PC vendor Asustek Computer and Micro-Star International (MSI) are expected to see rising competition from Dell, Haier and Razer in 2018, according to industry sour...

Dell, Razer and Haier to heat up competition in the gaming device market

Asix, Pixart to post double-digit revenue growths in 3Q17

Sep 12, 10:57

Network IC design house Asix Electronics and CMOS image sensor supplier Pixart Imaging are expected to post double-digit sequential growths in third-quarter revenues, according to...

Asustek sees on-year decline in August revenues

Sep 11, 16:03

Asustek Computer has reported consolidated revenues of NT$37.8 billion (US$1.29 billion) for August, up 19.8% on month, but down 5.14% on year. The company's combined consolidate...

Asustek ZenFone 4 became available in late August

SPIL obtains packaging orders for AMD Vega 11 GPUs

Sep 8, 15:17

AMD will continue to contract Globalfoundries to manufacture its next-generation Vega GPUs, and will have Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL) as its major packager for the chips,...

TSMC CoWoS eyeing bigger presence in supercomputer field

Global DRAM module sales fall 12% in 2016, says DRAMeXchange

Sep 7, 10:46

Global DRAM module sales totaled around US$6.9 billion in 2016, down about 12% from US$7.9 billion a year earlier, according to DRAMeXchange. Falling PC DRAM prices during the first...

MSI unveils new 17-inch gaming notebook with top-end specifications

Sep 5, 15:56

Micro-Star International (MSI) has introduced its GT75VR gaming notebook, featuring a 17-inch display, Intel's top-end CPU and Nvidia's GeForce GTX 1080/1070 SLI/1070 graphics card...

MSI GT75VR gaming notebook

Acer seeking niche consumer groups in gaming market

Sep 5, 14:22

Acer's president of IT products business Jerry Kao, commenting on the gaming product business, has pointed out that the competition in the market is extremely fierce and it will be...

Acer gaming device

Acer pushing multi-brand business model, says chairman

Sep 1, 10:29

Acer has been pushing for business transformation and is looking to expand into emerging markets including those for gaming PC, virtual reality (VR) and artificial intelligence (AI),...

Jason Chen, Acer chairman

IFA 2017: Asustek pushing new gaming notebooks and devices

Aug 31, 16:06

Asustek Computer at its pre-show conference before IFA 2017 unveiled its new gaming products under its Republic of Gamers (ROG) brand.

Asustek new gaming notebook for IFA 2017 is equipped with latest hardware

Acer sees strong growth for gaming products in 1H17

Aug 31, 15:19

Acer has disclosed its sales for gaming products, including notebooks, desktops and monitors, hiked 61%, 51% and 103% respectively on year in first-half 2017.

Acer unveils latest gaming innovations at IFA 2017

Ibase Gaming to debut on Taiwan OTC market in September

Aug 30, 14:48

Taiwan-based gambling machine and motherboard supplier Ibase Gaming Technology, a subsidiary of industrial PC firm Ibase, will debut on Taiwan's over the counter (OTC) stock market...

Ibase Gaming to be listed on Taiwan OTC market

China market: DPVR unseats HTC as VR headset leader in 2Q17, says Canalys

Aug 28, 15:39

China-based DPVR (previously known as Deepoon) overtook HTC as the top VR headset vendor in China in the second quarter of 2017 with shipments totaling 18,000 units, up 30% sequentially,...

Dell to cross into mid-range gaming segment in 2018

Aug 25, 11:05

Dell is reportedly planning to release new Light Gaming series products under its Alienware gaming brand in 2018 to expand its market reach to the mid-range sector, according to sources...

Alienware reportedly will release a lower-priced product line

Asustek, Acer to roll out notebooks using Intel new CPUs starting September

Aug 23, 12:59

Leading notebook vendors, such as Taiwan's Asustek Computer and Acer, and many other international brands, will roll out their new 2-in-1 and ultra-thin notebook models utilizing...

Brisk graphics card demand to buoy inductor firms in 3Q17

Aug 17, 10:59

Graphics card demand is expected to rebound strongly in the third quarter of 2017 benefiting power inductor makers such as Chilisin Electronics, Mag.Layers Scientific-Industrial and...

VGA RAM prices hike over 30% in August

Aug 16, 14:06

August quotes for RAMs used in VGA graphics cards have risen to US$8.50, up by 30.8% from US$6.50 in July. Both RAM industry leaders Samsung Electronics and SK Hynix have allocated...

VGA RAM in serious shortages

Acer reports NT$0.08 in 2Q17 EPS

Aug 11, 16:18

Acer has announced the financial results for the second quarter of 2017 with consolidated revenues reaching NT$53.6 billion (US$1.8 billion). Impacted by the Taiwan/US dollar exchange...

Motherboard players see improved results in July

Aug 11, 15:28

Micro-Star International (MSI) and Gigabyte Technology saw strong graphics card shipments in July, while ASRock and Elitegroup Computer Systems (ECS) also saw improved results.

Motherboard/graphics card players have reported strong results for July

Desktop sales expected to resume growth in 3Q17

Aug 3, 21:26

Desktop demand remained weak in the first half of 2017, but is expected to start growing in the third quarter driven by new products from AMD and Intel for the gaming and high-end...

Competition in gaming desktop PC segment heating up

Aug 3, 14:05

Notebook brands including Asustek Computer, Micro-Star International (MSI), Lenovo and Acer have recently enhanced their respective gaming desktop PC portfolios, extending the ongoing...

Versatile and stylish gaming PCs increasingly popular with consumers
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    MSI GT75VR gaming notebook

    Micro-Star International (MSI) has introduced its GT75VR gaming notebook, featuring a 17-inch display, Intel's top-end CPU and Nvidia's GeForce GTX 1080/1070 SLI/1070 graphics card...

    Photo: Company, Sep 12.

  • Asustek+G11+gaming+desktop

    Asustek G11 gaming desktop

    Asustek Computer has announced that its G11 gaming desktop is now available with the latest seventh generation Intel Core processors. G11 can be specified with up to an Nvidia GeForce...

    Photo: Company, Feb 7.

  • Asustek+ZenWatch+3+smartwatch

    Asustek ZenWatch 3 smartwatch

    Asustek Computer unveiled its latest products at a pre-show conference before IFA 2016 including its ZenWatch 3 smartwatch, new 2-in-1 devices and gaming notebooks. The ZenWatch...

    Photo: Company, Sep 13.

  • Gigabyte+GeForce+GTX+1070+Mini+ITX+OC+Edition+graphics+card

    Gigabyte GeForce GTX 1070 Mini ITX OC Edition graphics card

    Measuring 17cm in length, the GTX 1070 Mini ITX OC Edition is designed for building compact gaming PC or HTPC powered by the latest Pascal GPU. Equipped with three pure copper heat...

    Photo: Company, Jul 14.

  • Gigabyte+GeForce+GTX+1070+G1+Gaming+graphics+card+

    Gigabyte GeForce GTX 1070 G1 Gaming graphics card

    Gigabyte Technology has released the GeForce GTX 1070 G1 Gaming graphics card (GV-N1070G1 GAMING-8GD), featuring overclocked GPU, the WindForce cooling module and RGB illumination...

    Photo: Company, Jul 1.

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China AMOLED panel capacity expansion forecast, 2016-2020

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Global notebook shipment forecast, 2017 and beyond
  • China AMOLED panel capacity expansion forecast, 2016-2020

    This Digitimes Research Special Report examines the China AMOLED industry, focusing on the expansion capacity of the makers, the current implementation plans of major smartphone vendors in the market and the technological hurdles faced by the China makers.

  • Taiwan server shipment forecast and industry analysis, 2017

    Digitimes Research estimates that revenues from sales of server motherboards, servers, storage systems and related network system equipment by Taiwan-based vendors reached NT$555.8 billion in 2016 and the amount is estimated to grow 5.9% on year in 2017.

  • Global notebook shipment forecast, 2017 and beyond

    This Digitimes Special Report examines key factors in the notebook industry, including products, vendors and ODMs, that will affect total shipments in 2017 and through 2021.