DIY (Do It Yourself) PCs are losing their edges as desktop PC ASP (Average Selling Price) continues to decline. In addition, the motherboard market has been on the wane as smart mobile devices replace desktop PCs. While the recent rise of eSports and VR (Virtual Reality) has brought new opportunities for motherboard vendors, these two niche segments are unlikely to make a significant contribution to motherboard shipments. This report analyzes the current status and future development of the worldwide and Taiwanese motherboard industries while looking into key issues facing them.
List of Topics Covered are -
Definition, scope, industrial characteristics of the motherboard PC industry, and includes its shipment performance over the years
Shipment volume and value forecast of the global and Taiwanese motherboard industries for the period 2018-2020
The industry's value chain analysis, touching on major players in each segment and their product strategies
Highlights observed the motherboard industry that are examined from supply and demand perspectives, and includes opportunities and challenges facing the industry
Companies Covered are -
AMD, ASRock, Asus, Biostar, Colorful, Dell, ECS, Foxconn, Gigabyte, HP, Intel, JD.com, Lenovo, MIC, MSI, MTK, NVidia, Onda, Pegatron, Tmall, Wistron.
2.The Motherboard Industry
2.1 Definition and Scope
2.2 Industrial Development
2.2.1 Product Lifecycle
2.2.2 Global Motherboard Shipment Volume and Value
2.2.3 Taiwanese Motherboard Shipment Volume and Value
2.3 Value Chain Analysis
2.3.1 Upstream Players
2.3.2 Midstream Players
2.3.3 Downstream Players
2.4 Outlook for the Motherboard Industry
2.4.1 Global Shipment Volume and Value Forecast
2.4.2 Taiwanese Shipment Volume and Value Forecast
2.5 Highlights of the Motherboard Industry
2.5.1 Supply End
2.5.2 Demand End
2.6 Opportunities and Challenges
2.6.1 Motherboard Demand Continues to Slide
2.6.2 Tier-2 Motherboard Vendors Struggling from Transformation on Weaker Price Negotiation Power
2.6.3 Changes in Chinese Consumersâ Shopping Habits Lead to Integration of Online and Offline Channels
Figure 1: Stages of the Motherboard Industry Lifecycle
Figure 2: Global Motherboard Industry Shipment Value and Volume, 2013-2016
Figure 3: Taiwanese Motherboard Industry Shipment Volume and Value, 2013-2016
Figure 4: Global Motherboard Industry Value Chain
Figure 5: Global Motherboard Shipment Volume and Value Forecast, 2017-2020
Figure 6: Taiwanese Motherboard Shipment Volume and Value Forecast, 2017-2020
Secondary Research Information is collected from a number of publicly available as well as paid databases. Public sources involve publications by different associations and governments, annual reports and statements of companies, white papers and research publications by recognized industry experts and renowned academia etc. Paid data sources include third party authentic industry databases.
Once data collection is done through secondary research, primary interviews are conducted with different stakeholders across the value chain like manufacturers, distributors, ingredient/input suppliers, end customers and other key opinion leaders of the industry. Primary research is used both to validate the data points obtained from secondary research and to fill in the data gaps after secondary research.
The market engineering phase involves analyzing the data collected, market breakdown and forecasting. Macroeconomic indicators and bottom-up and top-down approaches are used to arrive at a complete set of data points that give way to valuable qualitative and quantitative insights. Each data point is verified by the process of data triangulation to validate the numbers and arrive at close estimates.
The market engineered data is verified and validated by a number of experts, both in-house and external.
REPORT WRITING/ PRESENTATION
After the data is curated by the mentioned highly sophisticated process, the analysts begin to write the report. Garnering insights from data and forecasts, insights are drawn to visualize the entire ecosystem in a single report.