NEW YORK (

TheStreet

) --

Intel's

(INTC) - Get Report

big security software buy of

McAfee

( MFE) helped make it a big day for tech, and investors were also eagerly awaiting the numbers from

Hewlett-Packard

(HPQ) - Get Report

,

Dell

TST Recommends

(DELL) - Get Report

, chip maker

Marvell

(MRVL) - Get Report

and a host of other firms reporting quarterly earnings results at market close.

HP reported revenue of $30.7 billion, slightly above Wall Street's forecast of the $30.43 billion. The tech giant earned $1.08 a share, in line with analysts' estimate.

Dell brought in revenue of $15.5 billion and earned 32 cents a share, beating consensus estimates of $15.21 billion and 30 cents.

Marvell, however, dipped below analysts' revenue projection, bringing in $896 million compared to Wall Street's forecast of $906.8 million. The chipmaker earned 40 cents a share, in line with analysts' expectations.

TheStreet

live-blogged the earnings releases, HP's media conference call and parts of Dell's earnings call. Our recap is available by clicking on the box above.

--Blog written by James Rogers, Andrea Tse, Marek Fuchs and Don Reisinger.

>>McAfee: Tech Winners & Losers

>>Why Intel's McAfee Deal Makes Sense