Jon Peddie Research Announces 3rd Quarter PC Graphics Shipments

Posted by Jon Peddie on October 26th 2010 | Permalink

TIBURON, Calif--October 25, 2010-- Today, Jon Peddie Research (JPR), the industry's research and consulting firm for graphics and multimedia, announced its estimated graphics chip shipments and supplier's market share for Q3'10. Overall graphics chip shipments were an unseasonably one percent down from Q2'10 due to the 8.4% drop in notebook sales despite an 8.4% growth in desktop sales reflecting the increasing impact of the notebook market. The possible cause for the decline in notebook sales could be the iPad, and the related shift from netbooks. For the third quarter of the year 2010, shipments were 1.24% below the same period last…