IBM PC 330 (Pentium-133)

Machine type 6577-7BJ
Serial 558Y9WF
Manufacturer IBM Corp. United Kingdom Ltd.
Pre-loaded software OS/2 Warp/Connect Full Pack
Date May 1997

Physical description

Type Desktop (sticker on riser card 05/97, print inside top cvr -9 MAY 1997, cables 30/04/97)
Dimensions (HxWxD) 140 x 440 x 430 mm
Weight 11.4 Kg
Drive bays 2 x 3.5" (1 internal), 1 x 5.25" half-height
Power supply 90 W, 110-220VAC manual voltage switch (9712)

Main board

BIOS IBM SurePath BIOS (rev. LVKT38AIT, 2 Sept. 1999), flashable
Chipset Intel i430HX "Triton II"
Processor Intel Pentium-S 133 MHz (32-bit) PGA
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, 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


Installed cache 256 Kb Pipelined Burst (COAST module 9718)
Installed RAM 1 x 32 Mb DIMM (Mth 05/97), 2 x 8 Mb EDO SIMMs
Ethernet IBM EtherJet PCI adapter (9732 on chip) ADDITION
Modem BocaModem M-336-I 33,6 K ISA (1397) ADDITION


Diskette drive 1.44 Mb, 3.5" slim (Teac FD235HF, 97-03)
Hard disk Western Digital Caviar 22500 (2,5 Gb) IDE/ATA, 3.5" slim (4 NOV 97) REPLACEMENT (replaces identical unit, see below Trivia/Repairs)
CD-ROM Aztech CDA868, EIDE/ATA (8-speed, APR. 97) ADDITION


Acquisition May 99, paid ca. 220$ incl. 15" model 6546 monitor, keyboard & mouse
Condition Excellent
Installed O.S. MS Windows 98
Repairs/modifications Replaced original HDD (Western Digital Caviar 22500 dated 5 APR 97) after a failure, added 2 x 8 Mb memory SIMMs, Modem and Ethernet adapter
Current status All hw perfectly working
Current O.S. Linux Red-Hat 6.1
Spare parts Accessories only


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