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Nvidia Gains Market Share in Graphics

Nvidia Is Closing the Gap for the Number One Position in Graphics, AMD Loses Ground and Intel is Flat, Overall Market Was up 3% Bucking Seasonal Trend

Jon Peddie Research (JPR), the industry’s leading research and consulting firm for graphics and multimedia, today announced estimated graphics shipments and supplier market share for the second calendar quarter of 2007. The results for the quarter results are available in the Q2 2007 edition of Jon Peddie’s First Look, the firm’s quarterly graphics survey. JPR’s companion report, Market Watch, provides an in-depth look at the PC graphics market and includes unit shipment and segment market share data, trend analysis, shipment forecasts, and profiles of major suppliers.

Traditionally, the second quarter is slow for the computer industry. Nevertheless Q2’07 saw Nvidia make significant grains, while AMD and Intel saw more typical results for the time period. VIA saw a slight rise, SiS slipped more, and Matrox dropped too.

Total shipments for the quarter were 81.3 million units, up 3% in over last quarter. Compared to the same quarter last year shipments were up 8.2%.

On the desktop Nvidia was the clear winner, claiming 43% against Intel’s 38.5%, while AMD had a modest gain to 23%

In the mobile market Intel held its dominant position and grew slightly to 51.5%, with Nvidia number two at 27% and AMD at 21%.

Mobile chips continued their growth to claim 31.2% of the market with 24.5 million units.

Vendor This quarter Market share A year ago Market share Growth
AMD 15.86 19.5% 19.67 26.7% -19.4%
Intel 30.59 37.6% 29.68 40.4% 3.1%
Nvidia 26.48 32.6% 14.48 19.7% 82.9%
Matrox 0.13 0.2% 0.10 0.1% 30.0%
SiS 2.00 2.5% 3.33 4.5% -39.9%
VIA/S3 6.26 7.7% 6.27 8.5% -0.2%
Total 81.32 100.0% 73.53 100.0% 10.6%

Pricing and Availability
The Q2’07 edition of Jon Peddie’s Market Watch will be available next week in both electronic and hard copy editions. A condensed version of Market Watch, entitled First Look, is available now. The annual subscription price for Jon Peddie’s Market Watch is $3,000 and includes four quarterly issues. The annual subscription price for First Look is $1,500. Full subscribers to JPR services receive Tech Watch (the company’s bi-weekly report) and a copy of Market Watch as a part of their subscription. For information about purchasing Market Watch, please call 415/435-9368 or visit the Jon Peddie Research website at http://www.jonpeddie.com.

About Jon Peddie Research
Dr. Jon Peddie has been active in the graphics and multimedia fields for more than 30 years. Jon Peddie Research is a technically oriented multimedia and graphics research and consulting firm. Based in Tiburon, California, JPR provides consulting, research, and other specialized services to technology companies, including graphics development, multimedia for professional applications and consumer electronics, high-end computing, and Internet-access product development. Jon Peddie’s Market Watch and First Look are quarterly reports focused on the market activity of PC graphics controllers for mobile and desktop computing.

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