A new report has come in about the graphics chip marketing during Q1 2006:
The losers were VIA, SiS and Matrox, all of which registered sequential market-share declines.
Intel's share of the 74.9m GPUs that shipped in Q1 rose from 37.5 per cent in Q4 2005 to 39.1 per cent. ATI took 28.7 per cent of the market, up 2.2 percentage points, while Nvidia's share was up a third of percentage point to 18.7 per cent.
VIA's share fell three points, from 12 per cent to nine per cent. SiS was down a percentage point to 3.7 per cent. Matrox's tenth of a percentage point share barely troubled the scorer - it was less than all the remaining players' shares combined (0.4 per cent).