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Forecast: Discrete GPUs, Worldwide, 2017

Published: 29 June 2017

ID: G00329356

Analyst(s): Alan Priestley


Driven by demand for high-performance gaming, VR and AI, discrete GPU revenue is forecast to grow from $4.9 billion in 2016 to $8.3 billion in 2021. Technology strategic planners wanting to grow a GPU-based business must identify and target specific application segments.

Table Of Contents

Forecast Data


  • Vendor Dynamics
  • Buyer Dynamics
    • Individual-User Market
    • Server-Based GPU Market
  • An Evolving and Dynamic Market


  • Channel and Market Demand
  • Consumer Spending
  • Enterprise Spending
  • Pricing Dynamics
  • System Design
  • Chip Design
  • Technology Node


  • Market Definition

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