NVIDIA Snags Away Market Share From AMD, now sells 80 percent of dedicated GPUs

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The GPU market results for the second quarter of 2020 have been posted. The second quarter of 2020 saw a 2.5% increase in GPU shipments compared to Q1 2020. Q2 typically declines every year, but as seen in the results, NVIDIA and AMD moved a good number of units.

The most striking data:

  • AMD's total unit shipments increased 8.4% quarter-over-quarter, Intel's total shipments decreased -2.7% from the prior quarter, and Nvidia's increased 17.8% .
  • The overall rate from GPUs (includes integrated and dedicated GPUs, desktops, laptops, and workstations) to PCs for the quarter was 126% , up 2.3% from the prior quarter.
  • The overall PC market increased by 0.68% quarter-over-quarter and 12.54% year-over-year.
  • In the second quarter of 2020, there were no changes in the number of shipments since the last quarter.

Speaking of total GPU shipments, AMD shipments led the company to an 18% market share, NVIDIA shipments led to a 19% share, and finally Intel shipments (which fell), led it to a 2.7% share of the market.

NVIDIA gained a huge market share, climbing back to 80% from 75% in the previous quarter. For its part,  AMD did not do so well in the dedicated GPU segment, as its share fell to 20% . AMD lost 9% of its graphics footprint since last year. These numbers could be attributed to the launch of NVIDIA's GeForce Super line , both for the desktop and mobile segments. Additionally, promotions for older GeForce Turing graphics cards appeared, which would have boosted the company's sales.

By the second half of 2020, NVIDIA is expected to retain or even further push its share as it is about to launch its Ampere GeForce RTX 3000 series graphics cards. For its part, AMD plans to launch its Big Navi “Radeon graphics cards. RX ”around the fourth quarter of 2020.

NVIDIA Snags Away Market Share From AMD, now sells 80 percent of dedicated GPUs

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