03 Sep 2021 -
 General

Processor sales set to rise by 14% in 2021, IC Insights reports

MPU sales are expected to increase by 14% in 2021, which will bring the total microprocessor market to a record 103.7 billion U.S. dollars, compared with the expected growth of 9% in January, says IC Insights.

The report raises the projection of MPU unit growth to 11% this year. With MPU shipments reaching 2.5 billion units and the average selling price (ASP) expected to rise 4% in 2021, annual microprocessors sales are forecast to exceed $100.0 billion for the first time ever this year (Figure 1).

IC Insights pointed out that the sales of computer CPU microprocessors grew 14% in 2020—the highest increase for this MPU market segment in 10 years. Portable personal computer demand shot up in 2020 because more workers, students, and consumers needed Internet access while being isolated at home during the pandemic.

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