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IBM PC 350 (Pentium-166)


Machine type 6587-9BT
Serial 553WV26
Manufacturer IBM Corp. United Kingdom Ltd.
Pre-loaded software MS Windows 95 or DOS and MS Windows 3.x ("choose and lose")
Date March 1997

Physical description

Type Desktop (sticker on riser card 3/97)
Dimensions (HxWxD) 159 x 420 x 470 mm
Drive bays 2 x 3.5" (1 internal), 2 x 5.25" half-height
Power supply 100 W, 110-220VAC manual voltage switch (9703)

Main board

BIOS IBM SurePath BIOS (rev. LVKT35AGR, 3 Sept. '98), flashable
Chipset Intel 430HX "Triton II"
Processor Intel Pentium-S 166 MHz (32-bit) PGA (fam. 5 mod. 2 step. C)
Coprocessor Integrated on Pentium
External cache Socket for replaceable COAST module, Pipelined Burst (allowed configurations are 0 Kb, 256 Kb or 512 Kb)
Memory One 128-pin DIMM socket, four 72-pin SIMM sockets (SIMMs must be installed in pairs)
Std. memory One 128-pin 16 Mb DIMM module
Max on system board 192 Mb (1 x 64 Mb DIMM, 4 x 32 Mb SIMMs)
Bus PCI 32-bit, ISA 16-bit
Expansion slots 3 PCI/ISA combos, 2 ISA (total 5), on riser card
Video Integrated S3 Trio 64V+ Super-VGA display adapter w. 1 Mb memory (exp. to 2 Mb)
Interface Enh. IDE (2 ports, tot. 4 units), FDD (2 units)
Ports PS/2 keyboard, PS/2 mouse, 2 buffered serial, parallel, VGA, 2 USB

Cards

Installed cache 256 Kb Pipelined Burst (COAST module)
Installed RAM 1 x 16 Mb DIMM (9710), 2 x 16 Mb and 2 x 8 Mb SIMMs (all 60ns EDO)
Video Macronix MX86251+ (3Dfx Voodoo Rush chip, PCI) w. 4 Mb mem. (9801) ADDITION
Ethernet Realtek 8029 PCI card ADDITION
Audio Creative Sound Blaster AWE32 (ISA, Model CT3600, chips CT2502 and CT1971, [WK] 05/97) w. 512 Kb of RAM ADDITION

Storage

Diskette drive 1.44 Mb, 3.5" slim (Alps, 97-03)
Hard disk IBM DAQA32700 (2,5 Gb), IDE/ATA, 3.5" slim (MAR-97)
CD-ROM drive IBM PD-1 LF-1195B, EIDE/ATA (Manuf. January 1997)

Trivia

Acquisition Sept. 02, paid 50$
Condition Excellent
Installed O.S. None
Repairs/modifications Replaced 2 x 8 Mb w. 2 x 16 Mb memory SIMMs (it had 48 Mb only), removed PCI TR adapter, added Mitsumi CD-ROM writer, audio and ethernet cards
Current status All hw perfectly working, currently in use
Current O.S. MS Windows 95 (4.00.950B, OSR2 w. USB support, Italian)
Spare parts Accessories only

Peripherals: KEYBOARDS, MONITORS, MICES, PRINTERS


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