Astounding year-to-year growth in PC graphics; Quarter-to-quarter also beats expectations

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TIBURON, CA-January 26, 2010 - Jon Peddie Research (JPR), the industry's research and consulting firm for graphics and multimedia, announced today its estimated graphics chip shipments and suppliers' market shares for Q4'09. Figures for the year 2009 came in above expectations with a 14% year to year growth, an amazing comeback, in this year of retrenching and recession Table 1: Growth rates from 2002 to 2011   2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 Total Graphics Chips: 180.6 217.1 239.0 269.4 316.5 351.7 373.0 425.4 544.0 600.1 Annual percentage growth 20.6% 20.2% 10.1% 12.7% 17.5% 11.1% 6.1% 14.0%…