Compaq ProLiant 2500 6/200

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Machine type Series 4000 (ProLiant 2500 6/200 N Model 4300)
Serial 8649HWB20165
Manufacturer Compaq Computer Corp., U.K.
Date November 1996

Physical description

Type Tower
Dimensions (HxWxD) 510 x 275 x 620 mm (incl. feet)
Weight Ca. 23 Kg. (w/o drives)
Drive bays 6 x 3.5" (5 internal for 1" drives), 3 x 5.25" half-height (all accessible)
Power supply 325 W, 100-120/220-240VAC manual voltage switch (9643)

Main board (*)

BIOS Compaq System BIOS E24 (09/18/1996)
Processor Intel Pentium-Pro 200 MHz (32-bit) PGA, socket for second CPU unit (Socket 8)
Coprocessor Integrated on Pentium
Cache 256 Kb of high-speed 4-way set associative cache integrated on CPU
Memory 4 sockets for 60ns buffered EDO ECC DIMMs
Std memory One 32 Mb buffered EDO ECC DIMM
Max on system board 1 Gb (4 x 256 Mb)
Bus PCI 32-bit, EISA 16/32-bit
Expansion slots 4 PCI/EISA combos, 2 x PCI
Video Integrated Super-VGA display adapter w. 1 Mb memory
Interface Enh. IDE (2 ports, tot. 4 units), FDD (2 units), SCSI (ultra-wide SCSI-3), Ethernet (Netelligent 10/100 TX)
Ports PS/2 keyboard, PS/2 mouse, 2 buffered serial, parallel, VGA, SCSI, Ethernet (thick/RJ45)


Installed RAM 2 x 32 Mb (one has 9648) and 2 x 64 Mb buffered EDO ECC DIMMs (tot. 192 Mb)
Audio Labway (Avance Logic ALS120 chip, ISA 16-bit, 9848) ADDITION
Modem BocaModem 33,6 K (ISA 8-bit, 2096) ADDITION
Communications Boffin WinSport II dual async adpt. (ISA 8-bit) ADDITION
Communications Unk. brand/model parallel port adpt. (ISA 8-bit, 9640) ADDITION


Diskette drive 1.44 Mb, 3.5" slim (Teac FD-235HG)
Hard disk Compaq ST15150W (Seagate Barracuda KLGSPR 4,3 Gb) SCSI, 3.5" slim (9717) REPLACEMENT?
CD-ROM drive Sony CDU77E, IDE/ATA (8x speed, AUGUST 1996)


Acquisition Jan. '03, paid ca. 50$
Condition Excellent
Installed O.S. None
Repairs/modifications Added 2 x 64 Mb and 1 x 32 Mb DIMMs (it had 32 Mb only), audio card, modem and parallel port adapter
Current status All hw working
Current O.S. Linux Slackware 7
Spare parts Almost everything, except drives


(*) Main board is made of two parts, a processor complex, and a second board containing all expansion slots.

Peripherals: KEYBOARDS

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