Hewlett-Packard Vectra VE 5/75

Type D3391A
Serial 3515F59098
Manufacturer Hewlett-Packard (made in France)
Pre-installed Software Microsoft MS-DOS 6.x and Microsoft Windows for Workgroup 3.11
Date January 1995

Physical description

Type Desktop (sticker inside top cvr 24-11-94, rev. of front panel 95-04)
Dimensions (HxWxD) 125 x 420 x 395 mm
Drive bays 2 x 3.5" ( 1 x half-height internal, 1 x slim), 1 x 5.25" half-height
Power supply 100 W, 115-230 V, manual voltage switch

Main board

BIOS Phoenix, Feb. 1, 1995 (127 Kb)
Processor Intel Pentium 75 MHz, PGA (socket 5, upgradeable to Pentium 100 MHz)
Coprocessor Integrated on Pentium
External cache N/a
Memory 4 sockets for 70ns 72-pin SIMMs (must be installed in pairs)
Max on system board 128 Mb (4 x 32 Mb)
Bus ISA 16-bit
Expansion slots 4 x 16-bit ISA (on riser card)
Interface Fast-IDE (2 units), FDD (2 units)
Video Integrated Cirrus Logic CL-GD5430 super-VGA display adapter (chip dated 9501)
Ports PS/2 keyboard, PS/2 mouse, 2 serial, parallel, VGA


Installed RAM 2 x 16 Mb (9439), 2 x 8 Mb (9534) 70ns SIMMs
Ethernet SMC 8216C (3495) ADDITION


Diskette drive 1.44 Mb, 3.5" slim (Epson SMD340)
Hard disk IBM DALA-3540 (540 Mb) IDE/ATA, 3.5" slim (AUG. 95) REPLACEMENT (*)
CD-ROM Sony CDU311, EIDE/ATA (eight-speed, November 1996) ADDITION


Acquisition May 2000, bought for a few $ together w. some other appliances
Condition Very good, working (except it had no RAM)
Installed sw MS Windows 95 OSR2 (4.00.950B, Italian)
Repairs/modifications Added ethernet card, memory SIMMs and CD-ROM drive
Current status All hw working
Current O.S. MS-DOS 6.22, MS-Windows for Workgroup 3.11 (Italian)
Spare parts Almost everything: planar, power supply, etc.


(*) Original drive was most likely a different (Quantum?) 540 Mb IDE unit.


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