Nvidia CEO: People buying tablets instead of cheap PCs
People check out Microsoft’s Surface tablet, which uses an Nvidia chip, at the Windows 8 launch last month.
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Tablets really are replacing PCs now that the latest version of Windows has launched, graphics- and mobile-chip maker Nvidia said.
But at least right now, Nvidia’s mobile business isn’t big enough to offset the less-than-merry computer market this holiday season.
It’s not exactly shocking that tablets have been eating into sales of PCs. Computer makers have noted the trend, and so have Nvidia chip rivals Intel and Advanced Micro Devices.
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