Today's Hard|Forum Post
Today's Hard|Forum Post

Saturday November 15, 2014

GPU Market Research for Q3 2014 Shows Intel and NVIDIA Climbing

A Jon Peddie Research report for Q3 2014 was recently released and it showed Intel and NVIDIA total shipments going up over 10% compared to last quarter. AMD slipped 7% when comparing quarter-to-quarter. Whoa, what a bunch of numbers to kick us off on a Saturday. big grin

The Gaming PC segment, where higher-end GPUs are used, was a bright spot in the market in Q3. Nvidia's new high-end Maxwell GPUs sales were strong, lifting the ASPs for the discrete GPU market. Q3 2014 saw a flattening in tablet sales from the first decline in sales last quarter. The CAGR for total PC graphics from 2014 to 2017 is up to almost 3%. We expect the total shipments of graphics chips in 2017 to be 510 million units. In 2013, 454 million GPUs were shipped and the forecast for 2014 is 468 million.