Hewlett-Packard Vectra VE 5/133 Series 2

Type D4042A-60101
Serial FR62453565
Manufacturer Hewlett-Packard (made in France)
Date June 1996

Physical description

Type Desktop (96-12 sticker on power switch panel, 2396 sticker on motherboard, 9617 on riser card))
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 (YY/WW 97/48) REPLACEMENT

Main board

BIOS Phoenix 4.05.K.00, H.P. Rev. GU.07.02 (Jan. 25, 1996)
Chipset i430FX "Triton"
Processor Intel Pentium 133 MHz, PGA (socket 7, upgradeable)
Coprocessor Integrated on Pentium
External cache Socket for 256 Kb COAST module
Memory 6 sockets for 72-pin SIMMs (must be installed in pairs)
Max on system board 128 Mb (4 x 32 Mb)
Bus PCI, ISA 16-bit
Expansion slots 1 PCI/ISA combo, 1 x PCI, 2 x 16-bit ISA (on riser card)
Interface Enh.-IDE (4 units), FDD (2 units)
Video Integrated Cirrus Logic CL-GD5436 super-VGA display adapter w. 1Mb (upgradeable to 2Mb, chip dated 9611)
Ports PS/2 keyboard, PS/2 mouse, 2 serial, parallel, VGA


Installed RAM 6 x 8 Mb 60ns EDO SIMMs (two 9614, two 19/03/97, two 97)
Ethernet 3Com EtherLink III (16-bit ISA, 96/11 on card) ADDITION
Audio ESS ES1868F-based adapter (16-bit ISA, 9704 on card) ADDITION


Diskette drive 1.44 Mb, 3.5" slim (Epson SMD340)
Hard disk Quantum 1280AT (1,2 Gb) IDE/ATA 3.5" slim (FEB/96, wk 3/96 on cables)
CD-ROM drive Mitsumi CRMC-FX800S, EIDE/ATA (8x-speed, Manuf. February 1997) ADDITION


Acquisition Nov. 2004, bought for a few $ together w. an IBM Aptiva
Condition Very good, working
Installed sw MS Windows 95 OSR2 (4.00.950B, Italian)
Repairs/modifications Replaced non-working CD-ROM drive
Current status All hw working
Current O.S. Linux Slackware 4.0
Spare parts Power supply, accessories


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