68.4 mln PC graphics devices shipped in Q3 2005, 8.2% YTY growth

Jon Peddie Research estimates that approximately 68.4 mln PC graphics devices shipped from eight suppliers in Q3 2005, an 11.6% increase over Q2 2005 and 8.2% increase over Q3 2004. The desktop graphics segment saw quarterly growth of 9.8% with integrated desktop shipments increasing 9.4% sequentially. Discrete desktop shipments grew 10.3% on a quarterly basis. The mobile graphics segment saw quarterly growth of 17.1% with integrated mobile shipments increasing 25.8% sequentially. Discrete mobile shipments were essentially flat during the period.

JPR estimates that approximately 17.4 mln mobile graphics devices shipped in Q3 2005, 12.6 mln of which were integrated chipsets for notebooks. Mobile IGCs shipped in record numbers during the period and also claimed record share of 72.4% in the mobile graphics market, up from 67.2% share in the prior quarter and 52.4% share in the same period a year ago.