Global motherboard shipment volume totaled 102.2 million units in 2018, down 0.8% year-on-year. With the commercial replacement demand brought about by Windows 10 beginning to surface at the end of 2017, global demand for desktop PCs and motherboards had also increased accordingly in 2018. In the second half of 2019, Intel CPU supply shortage is expected to ease. Coupled with the continued Windows 10 commercial replacement demand, the global motherboard market is to be more optimistic in the second half of 2019. It is forecast global motherboard shipment volume will reach 100.6 million units in 2019.