Tuesday, May 23, 2017
Search
  
Submit your own News for
inclusion in our Site.
Click here...
Breaking News
LG X Venture Smartphone Will is Built for Adventure
HP Debuts New Premium PC Portfolio Taking On Microsoft's Surface Models
U.S. Remains the Top Market for VR, Followed by Japan
JDI's Electronic Paper Backplane Enables Creation of 600ppi ePaper Displays
Samsung to Showcase 'Stretchable' OLED, Glasses-free 3D OLED At SID 2017
WikiLeaks Says 'Athena' CIA Spying Program Targets All Versions of Windows
Holograms Could be the Future of Near-eye Displays
Samsung Chromebook Pro Available on May 28 For $550
Active Discussions
Which of these DVD media are the best, most durable?
How to back up a PS2 DL game
Copy a protected DVD?
roxio issues with xp pro
Help make DVDInfoPro better with dvdinfomantis!!!
menu making
Optiarc AD-7260S review
cdrw trouble
 Home > News > Graphics Cards > Nvidia ...
Last 7 Days News : SU MO TU WE TH FR SA All News

Tuesday, February 06, 2007
Nvidia Maintaining Its Momentum While AMD Gears Up For Q1 Rollout: report


Jon Peddie Research today announced estimated graphics shipments and supplier market share for the fourth calendar quarter of 2006.

The research company estimates that approximately 83.5 million PC graphics devices shipped from major suppliers in Q4 2006, a surprisingly small 0.9% increase from the prior quarter and a 5.1% increase over the same period the previous year.

"Overall, we didn?t see the big bang in Q4 this year everyone had hoped for," says Dr. Jon Peddie, President of Jon Peddie Research. "But, the mobile market is on fire, growing 13% this quarter and an astonishing 34% year-to-year. Nvidia is the big success story in that segment with the most growth, two quarters in a row."

The desktop graphics segment saw shipments decline by 4.0% from Q3?06 to Q4?06 and shipments shrnk 4.2% year-to-year. Desktop integrated graphics processor (IGP) shipments dropped 2.9% sequentially (the second consecutive quarter of decline) and decreased 1.5% annually. Discrete desktop dropped by 6.0% on a quarterly basis and 8.9% year-to-year.

"Vista, ATI?s new part (the R600), and several new add-in boards (AIBs) from Nvidia are expected to pump up the declining desktop discrete market," Peddie added.

The mobile graphics segment saw quarterly shipments rise a dramatic 13.8% and grow 34.1% year-to-year. Mobile IGP shipments drove growth in the laptop market in the second quarter with 13.0% increase in shipments during the period, and discrete mobile shipments grew a stunning 16.2% during the quarter and jumped 24.2% compared to the same period the previous year.

"The laptop market has moved to the large-screen, multimedia usage model," says Peddie. "Now the criterion for performance is being able to play a full-length movie on one battery charge."

JPR estimates that a record 25.8 million mobile graphics devices shipped in Q4?06, 19.7 million of which were integrated chipsets (IGPs) for notebooks. Mobile IGPs claimed a commanding share of 76.3% in the mobile graphics market, up 13.0% from the prior quarter and up a dramatic 37.6% from the same period a year ago. Intel led the mobile graphics market with a 49.8% share (down from 51.4%), AMD dropped to a 23.4% share, and Nvidia jumped with a 22.9% market share gain for the quarter. SiS and VIA saw declines in market share.

In the discrete mobile segment, AMD saw shipments decline on a quarterly basis while Nvidia saw shipments increase sequentially. Nvidia grew discrete mobile segment share from 53.0% in Q3?06 to 59.1% in Q4?06. AMD?s segment share fell from 47.0% in Q3?06 to 40.9% in Q4?06.

"Timing is everything in the mobile market," says Peddie, "and Nvidia had its mobile parts lined up and ready to ship with Intel?s recent laptop rollout."

JPR estimates that approximately 57.6 million desktop graphics devices shipped in Q4?06. Overall, Intel held at 31.8% of the desktop graphics market, AMD increased to 22.8%, while Nvidia declined to 31.0% market share. In the discrete desktop segment, Nvidia also declined, to 53.8% share, and AMD grew to a 46.2% share during the period.

In the overall PC graphics market, Intel saw a flat quarter in graphics shipments in Q4?06, but was still the largest supplier of PC graphics devices worldwide. Nvidia remained the second largest supplier in Q4?06 but with a minor 0.3% sequential decline in shipments and decreased market share. AMD, the third largest reduced the gap with Nvidia with a 3.0% sequential increase in shipments and increased market share.


Previous
Next
OCZ Unveils PC2-6400 4GB Dual Channel Kits Designed for DirectX 10        All News        Philips Sells Optical Media & Technology Activities to Moser Baer
Faster Graphics With ASUS Exclusive All-In-One AquaTank Solution     Graphics Cards News      New 8800 Forceware Drivers For Vista

Get RSS feed Easy Print E-Mail this Message

Related News
AMD Radeon RX 560 Released
Nvidia Introduces the GeForce GT 1030 Graphics Card
AMD Financial Analyst Day: Epyc, Ryzen Mobile and PRO, Threadripper and Radeon RX Vega
SK Telecom To Work With Nvidia On Autonomous Driving Technology
NVIDIA Launches Volta GPU Platform, Fueling AI and High Performance Computing
Nvidia GeForce Experience Adds OpenGL, Vulkan Support
Imagination Debuts First PowerVR Series8XT IP Core Based on New Furian GPU Architecture
GPUs and AI Boost NVIDIA's Revenue for First Quarter Fiscal 2018
New Ryzen CPUs and Graphics Processors Boost AMD's Profit
The New Radeon Pro Duo Delivers The Power of Two Polaris 10 GPUs
AMD Radeon RX 500 Series Are Launching
AMD's Highest-Performance 6-Core Ryzen 5 Processors Now Available

Most Popular News
 
Home | News | All News | Reviews | Articles | Guides | Download | Expert Area | Forum | Site Info
Site best viewed at 1024x768+ - CDRINFO.COM 1998-2017 - All rights reserved -
Privacy policy - Contact Us .