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Market Share Analysis: Processor, Chipset and GPU Shipments, Worldwide, 2012

Published: 02 April 2013

ID: G00246513

Analyst(s): Sergis Mushell


A slowdown in worldwide PC demand has adversely affected the overall x86 microprocessor shipments, which declined 7.2% from 393.5 million units in 2011 to 365 million units in 2012. Intel and Nvidia remained the leaders in CPU and graphics processing unit processors, respectively.

Table Of Contents

Market Share Data

Overall Market Segment Performance Analysis

  • Overall CPU Market Performance Analysis
  • Overall GPU Market Performance Analysis

Top Vendors Analyzed

  • Top Vendors in the CPU Market Analyzed
    • Intel
    • AMD
  • Top Vendors in the GPU Market Analyzed
    • Nvidia
    • AMD

Mergers and Acquisitions

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