PC graphics device market grows 12.9% YTY in Q1 2004
Jon Peddie Research estimates that approximately 57.5 million PC graphics devices shipped from eight suppliers in Q1 2004, a 7.4% decline from Q4 2003 and a 12.9% increase YTY. The mobile graphics segment saw a 12.7% quarterly decline in shipments but achieved 29.1% growth YTY, outpacing a 9.9% annual growth rate in the desktop segment. Approximately 10.5 million mobile graphics processors shipped from six suppliers in Q1 2004, an industry record in a first calendar quarter. As in Q4 2003, shipments of integrated graphics chipsets for notebook platforms surpassed those of discrete (stand-alone) mobile graphics processors to claim a greater than 50% share of the mobile graphics market.