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Report: Graphics Add-In-Board Market on The Decline


Jon Peddie Research (JPR) has released a follow-up to its recent GPU sales report, this time specifically targeting the graphics add-in-board market. As the GPU sales report includes AMD’s (NYSE: AMD) APUs and many new Intel (NASDAQ: INTC) CPUs which have GPU cores, the AIB report is a more specific barometer of the health of the video card market overall. According to JPR’s report, sales of AIBs declined 17.5% quarter-over-quarter and 17.6% year-over-year. In comparison, last year’s quarter-over-quarter rate for the same period was 5.5%. This comes in the face of an overall PC market that’s improving quarter-over-quarter by 1.3%. The attach rate to 36%,