Nvidia is currently ahead from AMD in the graphics card market, but is seems that AMD's latest Fury graphics cards attacted some more gamers during the third quarter of 2015. According to sata released by Jon Peddie Research (JPR), AMD’s quarter-to-quarter total desktop AIB unit shipments increased 33.3%.
Nvidia’s quarter-to-quarter unit shipments also increased 26.4% Nvidia continues to hold a dominant market share position at 81.1%.
Figures for the other suppliers were flat to declining.
Intel closed out the quarter with 72.8 percent of the market, according to JPR’s estimates.
During the third quarter, AMD released their Radeon graphics add-in-board (AIB) lineup: the Fury series, powered by it new high-bandwidth memory (HBM), and the company’s brand new Fiji GPU.
At Nvidia’s GPU Technology Conference in Japan, the company revealed its next-generation GPU code-named "Pascal." AIBs based on Pascal will have up to 16GB of HBM2 with up to 1 TB/s bandwidth.
JPR found that AIB shipments during the quarter behaved according to past years with regard to seasonality. AIB shipments increased 27.59% from the last quarter (the 10-year average is 12.6%).
From last quarter, total AIB shipments decreased to 12.0 million units this quarter.