According to Jon Peddie Research, Nvidia shipped 22.2 million PC GPUs in Q3, a 19.6 increase over the second quarter. Its market share rose by 4% from14.8 percent to 18.5 percent. Meanwhile Intel and AMD failed to make it. Intel’s shipments dropped by 8 percent to 71.7 million, while AMD managed to ship 25.4 million. AMD’s market share plummeted by 2 % from 22.7 to 21.2 percent.
However, overall GPU shipments in Q3 fell 4.3 percent sequentially. Compared to Q3 2011, shipments are down by 20 million units, but still Nvidia has something to be happy about, the industry as a whole has seen better days. In fact, all three companies saw their shipments fall compared to last year.
Analysts believe GPU shipments will increase 3.6 percent between 2011 and 2016, hitting a total of 608 million units in 2016.