Graphics card shipment to collapse 30-40 percent this quarter

Posted on Monday, Jun 16 2014 @ 12:15 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
DigiTimes received word that sales of graphics cards are expected to fall 30 to 40 percent sequentially this quarter as vendors are suffering from excessive inventories. The site explains demand for graphics card has seen a big hit as demand from Bitcoin miners dropped significantly.
Graphics card players and channel retailers have suggested AMD and Nvidia cut prices to boost demand, but both GPU makers have instead focused on reducing their new GPU shipments to maintain profits and a balance between inventory and new shipments. Trapped by existing inventories, most players' graphics card sales have been impacted since April, the sources noted.

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