IBM PC 300GL (Pentium-166)

Machine type 6272-140
Serial 552Y34W
Manufacturer IBM Corp. United Kingdom Ltd.
Location Germany
Preloaded software MS Windows 95
Date August 1997 (warranty started Sept. 14, 1997)

Physical description

Type Desktop
Dimensions (HxWxD) 95 x 370 x 400 mm
Weight 7,5 Kg ca.
Drive bays 2 x 3.5" (1 internal), 1 x 5.25" half-height
Power supply 85 W, 100-127/200-240VAC manual voltage switch (26/97)

Main board

BIOS IBM SurePath BIOS (rev. NDKT36AIT, 13/7/2000), flashable
Chipset Intel 430HX
Processor Intel Pentium-S 166 MHz (32-bit) PGA, socket 7
Coprocessor Integrated on Pentium
External cache Socket for replaceable COAST module, Pipelined Burst (allowed configurations are 0 Kb, 256 Kb or 512 Kb)
Memory Two sockets for 128-pin, 3.3 V DIMM modules (non-parity EDO or SDRAM - can be mixed)
Std. memory One 16 Mb DIMM module
Max memory 128 Mb (2 x 64 Mb)
Bus PCI 32-bit, ISA 16-bit
Expansion slots 2 PCI/ISA combos, on riser card
Video Integrated Cirrus Logic CL-GD5446 Super-VGA display adapter w. 2 Mb memory
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, Ethernet


Installed cache 256 Kb Pipelined Burst (COAST module 9729)
Installed RAM 2 x 16 Mb DIMMs (9749 and 9814)


Diskette drive 1.44 Mb, 3.5" slim (Teac FD235HF, 97-03)
Hard disk Western Digital Caviar 2,1 Gb, IDE/ATA, 3.5" slim
CD-ROM Mitsumi CRMC-FX140S2, EIDE/ATA, (16-speed, FEBRUARY 1997)


Acquisition Summer '02, paid ca. 50$ incl. keyboard & mouse
Condition Excellent
Installed O.S. None
Repairs/modifications Added one 16 Mb memory DIMM (it had 16 Mb only)
Current status All hw perfectly working
Current O.S. MS Windows 95 (4.00.950B, OSR2 w. USB support, Italian)
Spare parts Almost everything


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