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IBM PC Server 325

Machine type 8639-ES0
Serial 23H8923
Manufacturer IBM Computer Corp., U.K.
FCC ID Unkn.
Date February 1997 (MFG DATE: 702 on rear sticker, JAN 22 1997 print on top of chassis)

Physical description

Type Tower
Dimensions (HxWxD) 455 x 195 (315 incl. feet) x 475 mm
Drive bays 5 x 3.5", 2 x 5.25" half-height (all accessible)
Power supply W, switchable, auto-restart (9811)

Main board (*)

BIOS IBM SurePath BIOS, rev. level RAET25AUS (9/27/96)
Processor Intel Pentium-Pro 200 MHz (32-bit) on socket-8 (fam. 6 mod. 1 step 9), spare socket for a second CPU
Coprocessor Integrated on Pentium
Cache 512 Kb of high-speed 4-way set associative cache integrated on CPU (half-speed)
Memory 4 sockets for 60ns buffered EDO ECC DIMMs
Max on system board 512 Mb (2 x 256 Mb or 4 x 128 Mb)
Bus PCI 32-bit, EISA/ISA 32/16-bit
Expansion slots 4 PCI/EISA combos, 1 x PCI, 1 x EISA
Video Integrated Cirrus Logic CL-GD5436 Super-VGA display adapter w. 1 Mb memory
Interface FDD (2 units), RAID (wide ultraSCSI) and SCSI contr. (AIC-7880, fast/wide ultraSCSI-2), 10/100 Ethernet contr.
Ports PS/2 keyboard, PS/2 mouse, 2 buffered serial, parallel, 2 USB, Ethernet (RJ45), VGA, SCSI


Installed RAM 4 x 32 Mb 60ns EDO ECC DIMM (two dated 702, one 710, and one 711, all have IBM stickers)
Parallel Port (Unkn. brand/model, chip 9640) ADDITION


Diskette drive 1.44 Mb, 3.5" slim (Sony MPF-920D)
1st Hard disk IBM DCHS (4,5 Gb) SCSI, 3.5" slim (08APR97)
2nd Hard disk IBM DCHS (4,5 Gb) SCSI, 3.5" slim (05SEP97) ADDITION
Tape drive Seagate CTD8000H/R/S (DDS-2, SCSI, 3,5") (9714) ADDITION
CD-ROM drive IBM CR-506-B (SCSI, 5,25" half-height, MKE9612)


Acquisition Nov. '05, paid ca. 40$, together with another PC Server 325, two PC Server 315, and two PS/2 model 56
Condition Excellent (possibly, a T.R. adapter had been removed)
Installed O.S. None
Repairs/modifications Added Parallel Port card
Current status All hw working
Current O.S. None
Spare parts Almost nothing


(*) Main board is made of two parts, a processor complex, which, however, is not (easily) changeable, and a main board containing expansion slots, interfaces, etc.


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