Gigabyte are one of just a handful of companies synonymous with PC gaming and components. Sadly, Gigabyte are seeing yet another period of low motherboard sales in their tumultuous history, the last ending with Asus stepping in with an attempt to bail the company out. DigiTimes reports this unfortunate downward trend is expected to continue on into 2018.
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Gigabyte have been enjoying increased motherboard sales this decade, with their peak reaching close to 20 million units during 2013-2014. In 2017, however, that’s dropped by over a third, with Gigabyte struggling to reach even 13 million motherboard shipments this year. Thanks to a DIY market slowdown, especially in China, Gigabyte are sadly on their way toward fewer motherboards going out in 2018, estimated to be around ten million.