ATI reported a sharp drop in first-quarter earnings on Wednesday, but sales and adjusted profit handily beat Wall Street estimates. Revenue for the second quarter to rise about 8 to 12 percent from the first quarter due to growth in its Radeon X1000 family and Radeon Xpress line of chipsets for AMD and Intel based platforms. Revenue from its personal computer division fell 10% from a year ago to $ 466 million, while sales in its consumer segment rose 31% to $ 125 million. In PCs, “the primary factors behind the decline were reduced volumes and ASPs on performance and enthusiast discrete graphics products to add-in-board and retail customers.

ATI reported a sharp drop in first-quarter earnings on Wednesday, but sales and adjusted profit handily beat Wall Street estimates. Revenue for the second quarter to rise about 8 to 12 percent from the first quarter due to growth in its Radeon X1000 family and Radeon Xpress line of chipsets for AMD and Intel based platforms. Revenue from its personal computer division fell 10% from a year ago to $ 466 million, while sales in its consumer segment rose 31% to $ 125 million. In PCs, “the primary factors behind the decline were reduced volumes and ASPs on performance and enthusiast discrete graphics products to add-in-board and retail customers.