The firm found that sales dropped 5.5% compared to Q4 2006 but they were 5.3% higher than in the same period last year.
A total of 78.8 million graphics cards were shipped in Q1 2007. Intel was the biggest graphics chip provider with a market share of 38.7%, NVIDIA follows with 28.5% and AMD/ATI is third with 21.9% of the market.
However, JPR notes that in the desktop market NVIDIA was the biggest graphics supplier:
On the surface, it appears that Nvidia hasn’t gained much, but JPR said that a strong growth in chipset shipments has allowed Nvidia to become the largest desktop graphics supplier in Q1, surpassing Intel. Intel’s dominance in the mobile chipset market as well as a year-over-year growth of the mobile graphics market of 24.6% allowed Intel to keep a clear overall lead in the global graphics market.JPR also says that NVIDIA has a clear lead in the mobile discrete graphics card market with a marketshare of 60.4%. AMD/ATI has a marketshare of only 39.7% in this market.