Motherboard and GPU shipments are crashing

Posted on Wednesday, March 18 2020 @ 11:26 CET by Thomas De Maesschalck
Taiwanese tech site DigiTimes reports global shipments of motherboards and video cards are going to see "record lows" in the first half of this year. With the coronavirus crisis spreading across the world, sources a motherboard makers believe sales will get hit very hard. Besides bad sales figures in the first half of 2020, it's also predicted that there won't be as much of a recovery in Q3 2020 as previously hoped.
According to Digitimes, AMD, Nvidia and Intel are expected to see "weaker sales than their original targets in the first half," and "consumer demand in the third quarter may not see a recovery as much as many market observers had anticipated."

The publication added that its sources said motherboard and graphics card sales in China fell 30-50% year-on-year last month and isn't expected to improve until July at the earliest.
Via: Tom's Hardware

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