Generative AI Reshaping PC Market Navigating the Shift from Cloud to Localized Computing


In 2023, Generative AI platforms like ChatGPT and Midjourney gained wider attention, expanding their capabilities from art creation to human-like text generation and sparking a reimagination of AI’s potential. However, their heavy reliance on cloud computing raised concerns about sustainability and accessibility, prompting the exploration of alternative approaches like localized computing on personal devices.

This article presents a detailed overview of generative AI on PCs, including a thorough market definition for AI PCs and an identification of the major players in the field. Additionally, the report delves into the hardware evolution within large language models, highlighting the shift from GPUs to CPUs and the rising adoption of Neural Processing Units (NPUs).

Table of Contents:

  • Introduction
  • Generative AI’s Prominence and Push Towards Localized Computing
  • Discriminative AI for Decision-making and Generative AI for Creative Content
  • The Evolution of Hardware in Large Language Models from GPUs to CPU and NPUs
  • AI PC Market Definition
  • Generative AI-capable Laptop
  • Generative AI Basic Laptop
  • Generative AI-advanced Laptop
  • Analysis
  • Large Multimodals Emerge as Pioneers in Generative AI, Balancing Text and Imagery with High Computing Demands
  • Small Language Models (SLM) Rise as Efficient Alternatives to LLM AI
  • Activities of the Major Players 7
  • Conclusion
  • Authors, Copyright, User Agreement and Other General Information 9

Number of Pages : 10

Published Date: 25 March 2024



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