Jon Peddie Research (JPR), announced today its estimated graphics chip shipments and supplier's market share for Q1'10.
For the year, 2009 came in above expectations with an 11% year to year growth, an amazing comeback. Q1 of 2010 showed traditional seasonal slowdown with everyone except Nvidia and SiS showing decline, according to the research firm.
Intel was the leader in unit shipments for Q1'10, elevated by Clarksdale, continued Atom sales for Netbooks, and strong growth in the desktop segment. On a quarter-to-quarter basis Nvidia gained in the notebook integrated, and discrete segments as well as the desktop integrated segment. AMD gained a fraction in the desktop discrete segment and over four percent in notebook integrated.
AMD reported their graphics segment revenue for the quarter was $409 million, down from Q4's $427 million and up significantly from a year ago ($218.).
Intel reported "revenue from chipset and other" of $1.761 billion in Q1.
Nvidia's quarter, which straddles the calendar quarters reported revenues of $982 million for their Fiscal Q4'10 which is from September to the end of January. Their next quarter ends in April.
Q4?09 also saw the first shipments of a new category, the Integrated Processor Graphics - IPG. With the advent of new CPUs with integrated or embedded graphics. JPR expected that that we see the rapid decline in deliveries for traditional chip-set graphics or IGPs (integrated graphics processors)