IBM PC Server 330

Machine type 8640-PB0
Serial 551638D
Manufacturer IBM Computer Corp., U.K.
FCC ID Unkn.
Location Brazil
Date June 1998 (warranty starting June 8, 1998)

Physical description

Type Tower
Dimensions (HxWxD) 654 x 195 (315 incl. feet) x 475 mm
Drive bays 6 x 3.5" hot-swappable, 2 x 3.5", 1 x 5.25" half-height (all accessible)
Power supply 350 W, switchable, auto-restart (9811)

Main board (*)

BIOS IBM SurePath BIOS, rev. level RBKT22AUS (4/15/98) (3997 on board)
Processor Intel Pentium-II 266 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 (2 x 32-bit, 2 x 64-bit)
Video Integrated S3 Trio64V+ Super-VGA display adapter w. 1 Mb memory (upg. 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 4 x 64 Mb 60ns EDO ECC DIMMs (two dated 804)
Modem Hamlet 56kbps (Conexant RS56 chip, PCI, dated 0118) ADDITION
Communications IBM 75H8769 serial port adpt. (ISA 8-bit, 9808 on card) ADDITION


Diskette drive 1.44 Mb, 3.5" slim (Sony MPF-920D) (9801 on IBM sticker)
1st Hard disk IBM DDRS-34560 (4,5 Gb) SCSI, 3.5" slim, hot-swappable (MAY-98) ADDITION (**)
2nd Hard disk IBM DDRS-34560 (4,5 Gb) SCSI, 3.5" slim, hot-swappable (APR-98) ADDITION (**)
3rd Hard disk IBM DCHS (4,5 Gb) SCSI, 3.5" slim, hot-swappable (26NOV97) ADDITION (**)
Tape drive DDS-3 (Seagate STD224000N), 12/24 Gb, SCSI, 3,5" (802 on IBM sticker) ADDITION
CD-ROM drive Plextor PX-20TSi SCSI, 5,25" half-height (FEBRUARY 1998)


Acquisition Nov. '02, paid ca. 100$
Condition Excellent
Installed O.S. None
Repairs/modifications Removed IBM token-ring adapter, added modem and 2 x 64 Mb DIMMs (it had 128 Mb only)
Current status All hw working, currently in use
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.

(**) According to model number (-PB0), this system was shipped without hard disks.


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Last revised Jun. 8, 2005