offers some highlights from their Q3 GPU market analysis. This
offers some detailed information on the industry, making one wonder what you get
if you spring $2,750 for the full report. Before we get too bogged down in
contemplating that we'll share a portion:
As part of its ongoing research
on the PC graphics market, Jon Peddie Research (JPR) has released its Market
Watch report for the third quarter of 2020. Before 2020, the PC market was
showing signs of improvement and settling into a new normal. The pandemic has
distorted all models and predictions. JPR’s Market Watch report confirms that
trend for the third quarter of 2020, but with mixed results for this very
AMD's market share from last quarter increased by 1.3%, Intel's decreased by
-1.4%, and Nvidia's market share increased by 0.09%, as indicated in the
Quarterly market share, and year-to-year results
Overall GPU shipments increased by 10.3% from the last quarter, AMD shipments
increased 18.7%, Intel's shipments rose 7.8%, and Nvidia's shipments increased
- AMD’s overall unit shipments increased by 18.7% quarter-to-quarter,
Intel’s total shipments rose by 7.8% from the last quarter, and Nvidia’s
- The GPU's overall attach rate (which includes integrated and discrete
GPUs, desktop, notebook, and workstations) to PCs for the quarter was 122%,
up 0.6% from last quarter.
- The overall PC market increased by 9.75% quarter-to-quarter and
increased by 9.47% year-to-year.
- Desktop graphics add-in boards (AIBs that use discrete GPUs) increased
by 13.44% from the last quarter.
- Q3'20 saw an increase in tablet shipments from last quarter.
- The third quarter is typically the strongest compared to the previous
quarter. Q3'2020 was no exception, showing healthy growth.
GPUs are traditionally a leading indicator of the market since a GPU goes
into every system before the suppliers ship the PC.