6.4 mln PCs sold retail in the US in Q1 2006

PC sales made a strong showing in Q1 2006. According to NPD Group, unit volume for desktops and notebooks sold to consumers was almost 6.4 mln units, an increase of 10.1% over 2005. Revenues rose less than 2% as average prices tumbled from $982 to $902.

Top desktop brands
Brand ASP
HP $642
Dell $860
Gateway $616
Others $786
Source: NPD Group