Taiwanese motherboard makers Asustek, Pegatron, Gigabyte and MSI have all reported a major drop in February revenue due to fewer working days in the month and Intel's faulty 6-series chipsets.
Compared to the year before, Asustek, Pegatron, MSI and Gigabyte saw their February 2011 revenue decline by 30.28 percent, 34.0 percent, 27.79 percent, and 34.68 percent, respectively.
Asustek announced revenues of NT$14.22 billion (US$484.25 million) for February, down 28.38% on month and 30.28% on year, with combined revenues from the first two months of 2011 reaching NT$34.08 billion, down 20.91% on year.
Pegatron saw its revenues drop 31.7% on month and 34% on year to reach NT$19.95 billion in February with combined revenues from January to February hit NT$49.17 billion, down 23.3% on year.
MSI reported revenues of NT$4.96 billion for February, down 28.25% on month and 27.79% on year with combined revenues of the first two months in 2011 reaching NT$11.86 billion, down 16.47% on year.
Gigabyte also saw its revenues in February drop 45.36% on month and 34.68% on year to NT$2.74 billion with combined revenues of the first two months in 2011 reaching NT$7.74 billion, down 20.09% on year.