"Motherboard makers Asustek Computer, Micro-Star International (MSI) and Gigabyte Technology have announced revenue results for August 2009, with Asustek seeing an on-month increase of 14%, while MSI saw a drop of 1%, and Gigabyte a drop of 16.46%.
Asustek posted revenues of NT$22.99 billion (US$704.26 million) for August, an increase of 14% on month, but a drop of 11.2% on year. Some market watchers expect the company's third-quarter revenues to grow 30-40% sequentially.
Asustek is expected to see its motherboard, notebook and netbook shipments in the third quarter rise to 5.5-6 million units, 1.8 million units and 1.5 million units, respectively, from around five million units, 1.2 million units and 1.1 million units in the second, according to market watchers.
Pegatron Technology has announced consolidated revenues of NT$47.98 billion for August, a growth of 8.7% on month, but a drop of 3% on year, due to increasing games console and notebook shipments.
Pegatron shipped a combined 2.43 million motherboards and desktops, 1.3-1.4 million notebooks (not including Eee PCs) and 556,000 graphics cards in August.
Gigabyte has posted revenues of NT$3.99 billion for August, drops of 16.46% on month and 3.72% on year.
Gigabyte shipped 1.55 million motherboards and 250,000-300,000 graphics cards in August.
MSI has announced revenues of NT$7.63 billion for August, a slight drop of 1% on month and 3.81% on year."