IBM PC Server 325

Machine type 8639-PT0
Serial 555467M
Manufacturer IBM Computer Corp., U.K.
FCC ID Unkn.
Date November 1997

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 RBKT28AUK (5/11/99)
Processor Intel Pentium-II 233 MHz (32-bit) on slot-1 (fam. 6 mod. 3 step 4, Y816), spare slot 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, ISA 16-bit
Expansion slots 2 PCI/ISA combos, 4 x PCI (1 x 64-bit)
Video Integrated S3 Trio64V+ Super-VGA display adapter w. 1 Mb memory (upgradeable to 2 Mb)
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 1 x 64 Mb and 2 x 32 Mb 60ns EDO ECC DIMM (64 Mb module has 9714 on chips)
Communications Two serial port adpt. (unkn. brand/model, ISA 8-bit, 9807 on chips) ADDITION


Diskette drive 1.44 Mb, 3.5" slim (Sony MPF-920D)
Hard disk IBM DCHS (4,5 Gb) SCSI, 3.5" slim (13NOV97)
Tape drive Seagate CTD8000H/R/S (DDS-2, SCSI, 3,5") (9720) ADDITION
CD-ROM drive IBM CR-506-B (SCSI, 5,25" half-height, MKE9711)


Acquisition Nov. '05, paid ca. 8$, 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 2 x 32 Mb DIMMs (it had 64 Mb only)
Current status All hw working
Current O.S. Linux Slackware 9.1
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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