AMD September Motherboard Shipments Up 15% in China as Demand Increases


Fully [H]
Apr 10, 2003
According to Weng Wei of China Times, AMD motherboard sales were up 15% during the month of September in China as the growth trend more than doubled. This has led to the price of AMD processors increasing from 30% to 50% within the region. The price of high-end AMD motherboards has increased 10%. Experts expect the October price to increase even more. Asus, Gigabyte, and MSI all have low levels of inventory of A320 series motherboards and thus the prices of those offerings haven't decreased. The shipments of motherboards designated for the China region from July to August were as follows: Asustek 550,000 to 650,000, Gigabyte 450,000 to 550,000, and MSI 150,000 to 220,000. This was an increase of motherboard shipments when compared to the same period last year.

For the upcoming Singles Day on 11/11, the allocation of products for online are set as e-commerce channels are all on backorder for the foreseeable future. The manufacturers will try to stock stores first. Think of Singles Day as our Black Friday and Cyber Monday. Intel is expected to make a comeback for the fourth quarter with 8th generation products and inevitably sellout, but with all high end motherboards series. Thus AMD is expected to expand their volume of goods during the Q4 and the outlook for sales is even better than the Q3. This seems to validate the article detailing how AMD could regain 30% market share from Intel in 4Q18 and continues the AMD supply shortage trend from earlier China region sales reports.

Intel CPU out-of-stock effect gradually spread in the motherboard market, nearly 1 months of AMD take advantage of counter-attack, Motherboard series products sales are booming, but also make the motherboard brand factory due to AMD CPU cost price rise of about 30%-50%, continue to upgrade AMD High-order series motherboard product price of about 10%, The industry expects the October offer to rise further than the 8 September price.
According to the last Linus video on building a cheap pc they have tons of no name boards but they cost about the same