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ASUS and GIGABYTE plan to ship over five million DIY motherboards

By Q1 2014, both tier 1 brands to ship over 5 Million motherboards to meets its user's demand in China

By: Roshan Ashraf Shaikh from Feb 22, 2014 @ 5:04 CST

ASUS and GIGABYTE Technology made plans to ship over five millon DIY motherboards by first quarter of this year. Both companies have been competing head-to-head in China's DIY PC market for entry-level, mid-end and even high-end models.

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Though ASUS' 2014 shipments haven't changed, GIGABYTE has noticed a significant increase, mainly due to increase of demand in towns and cities. ASUS shipped about twenty million seven hundred thousand motherboards during 2013 witnessing a 6.8% decrease compared to the previous year, whereas GIGABYTE shipped twenty million motherboards, a 5.3% bump.

At the same time, sources reported that MSI International, ASRock, Elitegroup, Biostar & Colorful Technology and Development may have its shipments dropped by 10% at the very least.

NEWS SOURCES:digitimes.com

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