Mining boom – quite predicted phenomenon! Most of vendors of the discrete graphic accelerators following the results of 2017 will show increase in deliveries of the products. The DigiTimes resource reports about it, referring to branch sources. Demand for video cards remains high in connection with a cryptocurrency boom.
Users continue to make investments in platforms for a mining on the basis of videoadapters why suppliers of graphic cards benefit. According to preliminary estimates, shipments of video cards of ASUS and MSI in the current year will make 5,0–5,2 million pieces at each of the companies.
GIGABYTE Technology will be able to realize up to 4,5 million accelerators, Colorful about 4,1 million units. Summary deliveries of videoadapters under the brands belonging Palit Microsystems (Palit, Gainward, etc.), according to forecasts, will exceed 7,5 million pieces.
However, experts say, current quarter the market of the discrete video cards will begin “to cool down”. Demand for accelerators among mayner will decline, and together with it also sales of graphics adapters will be reduced.
In the first quarter 2018 the branch still will be able to show increase in sales year on year, but since the second quarter of the next year lowering of shipments is expected.