This research report presents industry size and value forecast and recent quarter review of the worldwide motherboard industry. The report includes shipment volume and value, shipment breakdowns by maker, ASP, and price trends. The report also examines manufacturer rankings, assembly levels, CPU connector adoption, production locations, shipment destinations, and business types, and provides assembly level breakdown for CPU types, production locations, shipment destinations, and business types. The content of this report is based on primary data obtained through interviews with motherboard makers. The report finds that shipment volume and value of the worldwide motherboard industry declined sequentially in the first quarter of 2014, due mainly to continued inventory clearance. In the second quarter of 2014, the industry's shipment volume and value are forecast to have witnessed sequential decline albeit at a slower rate and will grow steadily throughout 2014.