According to DigiTimes, Asustek, Gigabyte, Tul and Leadtek, expect their shipments to register strong sequential growth in September, buoyed by traditional peak-season demand, said sources at the makers.
Asustek expects its September graphics card shipments to reach 780,000 units, up 23.8% from the 630,000 units it shipped in August, according to a preliminary estimate by sources at the company.
Gigabyte will begin volume shipments of graphics cards using the Nvidia PCIe-enabled GeForce 6600 graphics chip this month. The company expects total shipments of 250,000-300,000 units this month, up from 220,000 units in August, company sources said.
Tul's graphics card shipments hit a record high of 380,000-390,000 units in August, and the company expects its September shipments to remain at the same level.
Tul also aims to ship 500,000 graphics cards per month by year-end.
Leadtek's August shipments of graphics cards generated revenues of NT$537 million, a two-year high for the company, and accounted for 74% of the company's total revenues last month. The company's shipments of graphics cards this month are expected to generate revenues of NT$550-600 million. The company expects its total revenues to reach NT$750-800 million this month, according to company sources.