GPU sales up 14% in 2009, 27.9% expected for 2010

By Matthew ยท 5 replies
Jan 27, 2010
  1. Worldwide shipments of computer graphics chips climbed to unexpected levels in 2009, with annual growth projected to continue through 2011, according to Jon Peddie Research. Shipments increased 14% year-over-year during 2009, reaching 425.4 million units in "an amazing comeback, in this year of retrenching and recession."

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  2. Archean

    Archean TechSpot Paladin Posts: 5,690   +96

    Sound's like ATI/nVidia are going to have a good time; where Intel will probably miss out on this one :)
  3. dividebyzero

    dividebyzero trainee n00b Posts: 4,891   +1,262

    That's going to depend largely on Core i3 take-up and how well ARM does. I wouldn't start writing Chipzilla's obituary just yet.
  4. Archean

    Archean TechSpot Paladin Posts: 5,690   +96

    I was only referring to Graphics side of their business i.e. Larrabee's delays and thankyou for your informative reply as i3 take up is an important aspect in this regard for them. :)
  5. Puiu

    Puiu TS Evangelist Posts: 2,555   +1,000

    This means that PC gaming isn't dead as many experts say.
  6. Archean

    Archean TechSpot Paladin Posts: 5,690   +96

    I don't think it will every, for example I never thought of buying a gaming console :)

    I am pretty much happy playing few games i like to play on my PC.
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