Graphics card shipments to grow nearly 30% year-on-year in 2021

The worst case for the global GPU shortage (opens in new tab) seems to be behind us.prices are falling (opens in new tab) In most regions, the cards are actually in stock at many retailers, and it seems that the crypto mining boom has peaked.

To illustrate how explosive the market will be in 2021, a recently released report Graphics speak (opens in new tab) (pass through Tom’s Hardware (opens in new tab)) indicates graphics card shipments of $51.8 billion in 2021. The number of graphics cards sold was up 29.5% from 2020 sales, despite the pandemic and the resulting supply chain issues, worker furloughs and logistical bottlenecks.