Graphic Processing Unit (GPU) Market Will Grow at CAGR of 33.8% By 2032

Published Date : 09 Nov 2023

The global graphic processing unit (GPU) market size is anticipated to reach around USD 773.07 billion by 2032 up from USD 42.2 billion in 2022 with a CAGR of 33.8% between 2023 and 2032.

Graphic Processing Unit (GPU) Market Size and Growth Rate From 2023 To 2032

Market Overview

The graphic processing unit is the electronic processor which is designed to render different types of images on the screen of the computer. The processor is designed for the frequently changing and handling memory to fasten the image formation in the frame buffer so that will be shown on a mobile or TV screen. Graphic processing units are used by applications like graphics and video rendering. Graphics processing units are majorly used in the gaming platform and other creative technologies. Continuous technological advancement in the digital world is strengthening the demand for the graphic processing unit market.

  • According to the PwC report, video games made 6.1% of global spending on the entertainment and media industry and it is forecasted that with the 10.9% share will grab by the gaming industry as it become more mainstream business.

Graphic processing units are gaining traction due to technological advancements like 3D designs, artificial intelligence, virtual reality (VR), augmented reality (AR), and various gaming platforms. Alongside the increase in wearable technologies as well as the Internet of Things (IoT) accelerating the growth of the graphics processing unit market. Leading major players are investing in the development of virtual reality, augmented reality, and artificial intelligence are contributing to the growth of the graphics processing unit market.

  • China and the United States have dominated the global gaming industry in 2021 and even in 2022. It is projected that the future of the gaming industry will be covered majorly in developing countries owing to the rise in population and increasing interest in gaming platforms.
  • According to the PwC reports, Turkey expected to witness the fastest growth in the gaming market with the annual average growth rate of 24.1% between 2021 and 2026. Followed by Pakistan and India with the expansion of 21.9% and 18.3% respectively.

Regional Insights

Asia Pacific dominated the graphic processing unit (GPU) market in 2022. The region will continue its dominance in the upcoming period. Increasing penetration of the internet and rising use of technologies in the region are driving the growth of the graphic processing unit market. The substantial growth of the gaming industry in the region is also considered to be one of the major reasons for the market’s expansion. Government support for the development of graphic processing unit for straightening the defense sector of the country and increasing technological advancement in countries like China, India, Japan, and South Korea are contributing to the growth of the graphic processing unit (GPU) market in Asia Pacific.

  • As per the research report by Lumikai, a gaming-focused venture capital company, there were 507 million gamers in the India in the year 2022 in which the 120 million are paying customers. It is expected to reach 700 million gamers CAGR of 12% by forecast year 2025.
  • India is the hub of 900 gaming companies and with the 15 million downloads, the country is observed to become one of the largest landscapes for the market.

Governments as well as private entities are supporting the use of artificial intelligence technology in the applications like automated monitoring systems, fraud detection, conversational AI solutions. This factor promotes the market’s position in the region.

  • Intel Corporation, a multinational corporation and technology company, is the biggest semiconductor chip manufacturers by revenue globally and is the developers of the x86 series that can commonly be found in computers. The quarter-ending revenue of June 30, 2023, was $12.949B, a 15.48% increase year by year. Twelve months ending revenue of June 30, 2023, was $54.044B, a 26.36% increase year over year.

Graphic Processing Unit (GPU) Market Report Scope

Report Coverage Details
Market Revenue in 2023 USD 56.25 Billion
Projected Forecast Revenue by 2032 USD 773.07 Billion
Growth Rate from 2023 to 2032 CAGR of 33.8%
Largest Market Asia Pacific
Base Year 2022
Forecast Period 2023 to 2032
Regions Covered North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and Middle East & Africa

Market Dynamics


Revolution in the gaming industry

The graphic processing unit is one of the important technologies in transforming the gaming industry. The gaming industry has seen a drastic evolution with the immersive visuals, fluid gameplay, and realistic environment. Graphic processing units can be used by both the initial and hardcore gamers. Major market players in the graphic processing unit market such as NVIDIA, AMD GPUS, Voodoo, Intel, and GeForce are continuously pushing their boundaries in the gaming graphics. Ongoing innovation in the gaming industry by the graphic processing unit drives the growth of the GPU market.

Virtual reality and augmented reality

The graphics processing unit plays a major role in transforming the digital world, from innovations in the gaming industry to the entertainment industry it transforms the industry through its innovation and revolution in the technology. Major Key players are prominently advancing the GPU technology for virtual reality and augmented reality which is gaining popularity in the entertainment industry, developers, and consumers. The increasing incorporation of a graphic processing unit with virtual reality and augmented reality in applications is propelling the growth of the graphic processing unit (GPU) market.


Data privacy concerns

Increasingly stringent data privacy regulations, such as the European Union's General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), require companies to ensure the protection of user data. GPU manufacturers and users must comply with these regulations, which can lead to additional compliance costs and constraints. The use of GPUs in AI and deep learning can raise ethical concerns related to data privacy and discrimination. Biased algorithms or models trained on sensitive data can lead to privacy violations and discriminatory outcomes, which can lead to regulatory scrutiny and reputational damage.

Lack of skilled workforce

The design, development, and optimization of GPUs require a highly specialized skill set. Without a sufficient number of skilled engineers and developers, it becomes challenging to keep up with the complex and rapidly evolving technology. The growing use of GPUs in artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning applications requires professionals who can harness the full potential of these technologies. The shortage of data scientists, AI researchers, and machine learning experts can limit the adoption of GPU-based solutions.


GPU in crypto mining

Crypto currency mining is the processing, verifying, and validating the transaction on the blockchain network which requires a higher computational power. Graphic processing units have high performance and parallel processing capabilities resulting in gaining popularity in crypto currency mining. GPU systems offer a parallel architecture for the simultaneous processing of multiple tasks at the same time, so the miners can connect the multiple GPUs in the mining rig, with increasing computational power. Therefore, the continuously rising market of cryptocurrency is escalating the growth of the graphic processing unit market.

GPU in machine learning and artificial intelligence

Machine learning and artificial intelligence are most emerging technologies in various sectors like healthcare, finance, manufacturing, supply chain, etc. Machine learning and artificial intelligence are used in the image recognition and natural language processing. With the rapid training and interference times, AI and ML carry larger database for the analyzing and processing that can be computationally intensive. The graphic processing unit emerges as the major technology in the artificial intelligence and machine learning due to its parallel processing which can handle the processing of large datasets.

Recent Developments

  • In November 2023, MediaTek announced the launch of MediaTek Dimensity 9300 SoC. The launch is designed with the latest CPU system and offers notable artificial graphics and display enhancements.
  • In October 2023, the fastest laptop graphics card AMD Radeon RX 7900M, was launched by Advanced Micro Devices. After the launch, the chipmaker shares of AMD rose 2.2% increase at the market.
  • In November 2023, Imagination Technology announced the launch of the first product of its new line of GPU IP with the high-performance “IMG DXD” for the support of DirectX. The latest launch has the API system to operate PC games and other window-based applications and mobile titles.

Major Key Players

  • Intel Corporation
  • IBM Corporation
  • Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
  • NVIDIA Corporation
  • Siemens AG
  • Advanced Micro Devices, Inc.
  • Qualcomm Incorporated
  • Google, Inc
  • Dassault Systems, Inc.
  • Sony Corporation

Market Segmentation

By Device

  • Tablet
  • Television
  • Computer
  • Gaming Console
  • Smartphone
  • Others

By Type

  • Integrated
  • Dedicated
  • Hybrid

By Industry Vertical

  • IT & Telecommunication
  • Electronics
  • Media & Entertainment
  • Defense & Intelligence
  • Others

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