IBM PC 300GL (Celeron-300)

Machine type 6561-36S
Serial 82AY0LR
Manufacturer IBM Computer Corp., U.K.
Location Switzerland
Preloaded software MS Windows 95 (OSR2)
Date July 1998 (warranty started Jan. 7, 1999)

Physical description

Type Desktop (08 JAN 1998 stamp on bottom of cabinet)
Dimensions (HxWxD) 112 x 440 x 430 mm
Weigth 10 Kg. ca.
Drive bays 2 x 3.5" (one internal), 1 x 5.25" half-height, 1 x 5.25" slim (both accessible)
Power supply 150 W, switchable, auto-restart

Main board

BIOS IBM SurePath BIOS, rev. level NZKT42AIT (6/16/00)
Processor Intel Celeron 300 MHz (32-bit) on slot-1 (fam. 6 mod. 5 step 1)
Coprocessor Integrated on Celeron
L2 Cache N/a
Memory Two sockets for 128-pin, 3.3V DIMM modules (non-parity EDO or SDRAM - can be mixed)
Std. memory One 32 Mb DIMM module
Max on system board 128 Mb (2 x 64 Mb)
Bus PCI 32-bit, ISA 16-bit
Expansion slots 1 x PCI/ISA combo, 2 x PCI, 1 x ISA, on riser card
Video Integrated Cirrus Logic CL-GD5465 VGA display adapter w. 2 Mb memory (chip 9816)
Interface FDD (2 units), EIDE HDD (4 units)
Ports PS/2 keyboard, PS/2 mouse, 2 buffered serial (16550A), parallel, 2 USB, VGA


Installed RAM 2 x 32 Mb 10ns (66 MHz) EDO DIMMs (901 and 809)
Ethernet D-Link DFE-530TX 10/100 PCI (9839 on chip) ADDITION
Modem Lectron I56LVP (Agere chip, PCI) ADDITION
Audio Pine PT2628 (Aureal Vortex 8820, PCI, 22980 on card) ADDITION


Diskette drive 1.44 Mb, 3.5" slim (Sony MPF920-L) (98-05, cable 03/06/98)
Hard disk Western Digital Caviar 13200 (3249 Mb) EIDE, 3.5" slim (15 OCT 98)


Acquisition Oct. '03, paid ca. 70$ together w. keyboard & mouse
Condition Excellent
Installed O.S. Microsoft Windows 95 (Italian), not booting
Repairs/modifications Removed IBM token-ring adapter, added CD-ROM drive, Ethernet, Audio and Modem cards
Current status Most hw working (video memory may be defective), Power supply replaced on May, 04 after a failure
Spare parts Almost everything, incl. planar, drives, etc.


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