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Reply 20 of 44, by LewisRaz

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I didnt intend to collect them but my quest to get a nice win95 system has me now up to 6 motherboards. Although 1 is dead and 2 are OEM and only fits into the respective cases.

I also have a slot 1 motherboard and a socket A.

Reply 21 of 44, by imi

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Deksor wrote on 2020-03-29, 00:58:
Miphee wrote on 2020-03-28, 18:40:
I have 226 pcs of faulty 8088-486 mainboards boxed up. It's not really a collection, just my passion for repairing bad mainboard […]
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I have 226 pcs of faulty 8088-486 mainboards boxed up.
It's not really a collection, just my passion for repairing bad mainboards running wild.
I keep buying them but I don't really have the time to actually look at them. When I see a faulty mainboard for $2-5 I just have to buy it.
I only have 25 boards in working condition, most of them are in computers.
Now that the curfew is here I'm finally going to start working on them.

I know that feel.

I still have to get mine organized and work on those that I still haven't saved.

if only half of the boards I have work I'm happy 😀

all the ones I fished out of scrap lots that weren't physically damaged have worked so far, I'm still waiting for the ATX2AT Smart Converter to test all the older boards I don't know the state of.
and a lot of the better boards were in working condition anyways.

spent a lot of time today taking inventory, 60+ so far and counting, still missing many 386/486 boards ^^

Reply 22 of 44, by Horun

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^^^ Hoarder 🤣. Hope many of them work or just need a little TLC.

Hate posting a reply and have to edit it because it made no sense 😁 First computer was an IBM 3270 workstation with CGA monitor. 🤣

Reply 23 of 44, by Anonymous Coward

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-5170 AT Type 1
-5170 AT Type 3
-5162 XT 286
-5160 XT (256-640k)
-5150 PC (64-256k)
-Juko NEST
-AMI Mark V Baby Screamer Rev B
-Abit FU340,386DX (C&T PEAK/DM)
-CTI386,386DX (SiS Rabbit Rev A)
-Generic 386DX (SiS Rabbit Rev C)
-Gigabyte 386PM-40,386DX (OPTi 495sx)
-Biostar 386 AEA (FTDI chipset)
-AMI 386SX-XT Series 20
-Alaris Leopard LX, IBM SLC (Opti 295sx)
-DTK PKM-0031y, 486 (Symphony Haydn 461)
-M-Tech R418 Rev B (SiS 496/7)
-MCCI/Nice SuperEISA Rev 1.2 (SiS 406)
-Tyan S1437 EISA 486 (SiS 406)
-Generic PCI 486 w/o cache (ALi Aladdin)
-Acer J3 Project dual socket4 (OPTi 596
-Acer M5 socket5 (ALi Pentium)
-ASUS vx97
-QDI Titanium 1B+
-Supermicro HX pentium

Total: 24 boards

Less than I thought, but I sold off many more in the past.

Last edited by Anonymous Coward on 2020-05-04, 14:09. Edited 1 time in total.

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Reply 24 of 44, by JoeCorrado

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peg wrote on 2020-03-28, 07:40:

I think I've got around a dozen to 15 motherboards, ranging from 386 to slot 1 and some more "modern stuff" like Asrock 775i65g. I've also got 2 Deathsmiles II Cave PCs, anyone know what those are 🤣?

Unless you are being sarcastic- like me describing my own experience with some eBay purchases that were supposed to have been "seller refurbished" items... Death Smiles- 🤣

I don't have a clue, but I would love to expand my horizons! Sounds interesting- got some pics to share?

-- Regards, Joe

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Reply 25 of 44, by CoffeeOne

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dionb wrote on 2020-03-28, 19:05:

If your PCs are complete, there are most likely motherboard in them in some form or another 😉
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OK, I thought we are only talking about "loose" mainboards, so complete computers do not count 😁

Reply 26 of 44, by JoeCorrado

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kolderman wrote on 2020-03-28, 03:47:

See those three full boxes at the bottom? I have another three just like them.

Just exactly how long do you plan on living to get around to all of those? Or are you planning a "GMG Event?"

Great Motherboard Give Away. 🤣

-- Regards, Joe

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Reply 27 of 44, by Miphee

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Deksor wrote on 2020-03-29, 00:58:

I still have to get mine organized and work on those that I still haven't saved.

Sorting out what's what is a full day's work sometimes.
These are mostly acid damaged boards, the rest have components missing or a burned chip.
It's so hard to just let a damaged board go to waste without putting in the effort to save it.
But yes, it's also hoarding, luckily I still have plenty of space to fill with junk. 😁

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Reply 28 of 44, by kolderman

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JoeCorrado wrote on 2020-03-29, 09:58:
kolderman wrote on 2020-03-28, 03:47:

See those three full boxes at the bottom? I have another three just like them.

Just exactly how long do you plan on living to get around to all of those? Or are you planning a "GMG Event?"

Great Motherboard Give Away. 🤣

It's less a question of time than space. If I had enough room about half those boards would be in bespoke builds of various kinds spread around my mansion 😜

But seriously I am working on the assumption science has increased the human lifespan to about 500 years by 2030.

Reply 30 of 44, by wiretap

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Maybe around 40 full PC builds with motherboards in them, and probably another 30-40 motherboards in boxes that I'm currently organizing. I have boards from XT through dual 2011-v3.

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Turbo Display Project
Dual Socket 8 Project

Reply 31 of 44, by imi

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phew... so this is the fruit of my labor from this weekend... went through a whole bunch of boards and started compiling a list of most of them... I left out obviously damaged boards apart from ones with slight corrosion, some boards I have multiples of and newer boards apart from a few interesting ones... and there are still some boxes I have to sort through first so these are still not all of them.
I honestly did not know I had this many boards already x3 (that happens when you're not keeping track of them) the list count currently is 122 if I am not mistaken.

hope that someone finds this interesting 😀 ...now I just need to do the same for CPUs, sound and video cards x3

the list...

8088

  • IBM 5160 XT SYSTEM BOARD 64-256KB
  • JUKO ST-12

286

  • MORSE KP 286 12Mhz
  • OCTEK Fox M 286 - Headland HT101A/102
  • unknown 286 12Mhz - Headland HT101A/102

386

  • Alaris Leopard
  • DTK PEM-3334D
  • KMC A419-8 - ALi M1419 - QFP Am386 DX-40
  • OCTEK Jaguar 386 REV 1.1
  • PC-Chips M326 V5.2
  • PC-Chips/Hsing Tech. 386-VC-H - VIA VT82C481 / VT82C495 - QFP Am386 DX-40
  • PC-Chips/Hsing Tech. 386-VC-H - VIA VT82C481 / VT82C495
  • Shuttle HOT-327 - UMC UM82C491F - QFP Am386 DX-40 (Windows logo)

486 Socket 2/3 etc.

  • ABIT Abit AB-PB4 Rev. 1.3 (socket 3) - ALi FINALi 486 M1489 / M1487, PCI
  • AOpen VI15G DX4 - SiS 471, VLB
  • ASUS VL/ISA-486SV2B Rev. 6.2 (socket 3) - SiS 85C461, VLB
  • Jetway KM-S4-1 - SiS 85C496 / 85C497, PCI
  • MSI MS-4123 (LIF) - CONTAQ (OPTi?) 82C596, VLB
  • OCTEK UMC486-01 Rev. 1.0 (LIF) - UMC UM82C491F (cache / VLB unsoldered)
  • PC-Chips M601 V1.3A (LIF) - UMC/SARC RC4018A4, VLB
  • PC-Chips/Hsing Tech. 4386-VC-V - VIA VT82C481 / VT82C495, VLB
  • PC-Chips/Hsing Tech. 486-VC-H - VIA VT82C481 / VT82C495
  • Siemens S26361-D756-V - OPTi 82C498
  • Siemens S26361-D819-H - VLB
  • SOYO SY-025A2 (LIF) - SiS 85C460
  • TMC Research Corp. PAT48AV-1.40 - ALi M1429, VLB
  • unknown, similar to SOYO 25R2 - UMC UM8498F, VLB

Socket 5

  • BCM SQ-588 - SiS 501/502/503
  • Intel Premiere/PCI II - Intel 430NX (Plato)
  • Intel Aladdin (OEM Gateway MBDSAC010ADWW / Advanced/ZE Zappa) - Intel 430FX
  • Intel Tahiti (Advanced/ZE Zappa-E) - Intel 430FX

Socket 7

  • A Trend ATC-5130 - ALi ALADDiN IV+? M1431 B1 / ALi M1543 B1
  • Acorp SD-P5TA Ver. 1.4 - Intel 430TX?
  • ABIT AB-AX5 (ATX)
  • AOpen AP5C/P - Intel 430FX
  • AOpen AP5K - Intel 430HX
  • AOpen MX59 Pro (Super 7 mATX)
  • AOpen AX59 Pro (Super 7 ATX)
  • ASUS P/I-P55SP4 Rev. 1.4 - SiS 5511/5512/5513
  • ASUS P5A-B Rev. 1.03 - ALi ALADDiN V M1541? (Super 7)
  • ASUS PCI/I-P54TP4 Rev. 1.3 - Intel 430FX
  • ASUS TX97E Rev. 1.01? - Intel 430TX
  • ASUS TX97-LE Rev. 1.00 - Intel 430TX
  • Biostar M5ATC REV:1.0 - ALi ALADDiN IV+? M1431 B1 / ALi M1543 B1
  • Biostar M5SAA VER:1.0 - SiS 530 / 5595 (Super 7 mATX)
  • DFI K6BV3+ Rev. A1 - VIA Apollo MVP3 (Super 7)
  • DFI K6XV3+ Rev. A - VIA Apollo MVP3 (Super 7 ATX)
  • DFI P5BV3+ Rev. B4 - VIA Apollo MVP3 (Super 7)
  • FIC VA-502
  • FIC VA-503+ 1.2A - VIA Apollo MVP3 (Super 7)
  • Gigabyte GA-586HX - Intel 430HX
  • Gigabyte GA-5SG100 Rev. 2.3 - SiS 5591/5595
  • Intel TE430VX (Tiger Eye) - Intel 430VX
  • Lucky Star 5V-2 VP1 REV:1.1 - VIA Apollo VPX VT82C585VPX / VT82C586A
  • NMC-5VM5X (Epox MVP3) - VIA Apollo MVP3 (Super 7 ATX)
  • PC-Chips M530 - Intel 430VX
  • PC-Chips M571 - TX Pro II (SiS 5598)
  • Soyo SY-5TE2

Socket 8

  • QDI P6I440FX Commander

Slot 1

  • ABIT AB-BH6 - Intel 440BX
  • ASUS P2L97-S Rev 1.05 - Intel 440LX (SCSI)
  • ASUS P2B Rev. 1.02 - Intel 440BX
  • ASUS P2B-D Rev. 1.05 - Intel 440BX (dual CPU)
  • ASUS P2B-F - Intel 440BX
  • ASUS P2B-LS Rev- 1.02 - Intel 440BX (LAN, SCSI)
  • ASUS P3B-F Rev. 1.04 - Intel 440BX
  • ASUS P3B-F Rev. 1.04 - Intel 440BX
  • ASUS P3B-F Rev. ? - Intel 440BX
  • ASUS P3V133 (OEM HP) - VIA Apollo Pro133
  • ASUS P3V4X - VIA Apollo Pro133A
  • Biostar M6VBE - VIA Apollo Pro+ (mATX)
  • Chaintech 6VTA3 - VIA Apollo Pro+, Yamaha YMF740C (DS-XG) on board
  • Elpina BA E-VO 8186 - (dual CPU)
  • Gigabyte GA-6BXC Rev. 1.9 - Intel 440BX
  • Gigabyte GA-6BXE Rev. 1.9 - Intel 440BX
  • Gigabyte GA-6BXE Rev. 2.0 - Intel 440BX
  • Gigabyte GA-6BXD Rev. 1.6 - Intel 440BX (dual CPU)
  • Intel AL440LX (Atlanta) - Intel 440LX, Yamaha YMF715E-S (OPL3-SA3) / YMF721-S (OPL4) on board
  • MSI MS-6117 LX6 Ver. 1.1 - Intel 440LX
  • MSI MS-6151 Ver.1 - Intel 440BX, ATi Rage Pro Turbo on board
  • MSI MS-6156 VA Ver. 2.1 - VIA Apollo Pro133 (mATX)
  • QDI P6I440BX/B1S Legend - Intel 440BX

Socket 370

  • ABIT VP6 - VIA Apollo Pro 133A (dual CPU)
  • ASUS CUV4X-E Rev. 1.05 - VIA Apollo Pro133A
  • ASUS CUV4X-E Rev. 1.05 - VIA Apollo Pro133A
  • ASUS CUV4X-M (OEM MEDION2001) Rev. 1.01 - VIA Apollo Pro133A
  • ASUS TUSL2-C Rev. 1.04 - Intel 815EP (Tualatin)
  • DFI CB61 Rev. B1 - Intel 440BX
  • Gigabyte GA-6VXD7 Rev. 1.0 - VIA Apollo Pro133A (dual CPU)
  • MSI 694D Pro2 Ver. 2 - VIA Apollo Pro133A (dual CPU)
  • QDI P6V693A/A9 Advance 9 Ver. 3.0(S3.1) - VIA Apollo Pro 133

Slot A

  • ASUS K7M-RM Rev. 1.03 - AMD 751 (mATX)
  • Gigabyte GA-7IX - AMD 750
  • MSI MS-6167 - AMD 750
  • MSI MS-6191 - AMD 750 (mATX)

Socket 462

  • ABIT NF7 - NVIDIA nForce2 SPP (max. 333Mhz)
  • AOpen AK33 - VIA Apollo KT133 (max. 200Mhz)
  • ASRock K7S41GX Rev. 1.03 - SiS741GX (max. 333Mhz)
  • ASRock K7Upgrade-600 Rev. 1.04 - VIA KT600 (max. 400Mhz)
  • ASUS A7N8X-E Deluxe Rev. 1.01 - nVIDIA nForce2 Ultra 400 (max. 400Mhz)
  • ASUS A7V880 Rev. 1.02 - VIA KT880 (max. 400Mhz)
  • Gigabyte GA-7DXR Rev. 1.0 - AMD761 / VIA 686B (max. 250Mhz)
  • MSI KT6V Ver:1 (MS-7021) - VIA Apollo KT600 (max. 400Mhz)
  • MSI MS-6382 Ver:1 - VIA KT266A (mATX, max. 266Mhz)
  • QDI KinetiZ 7E - VIA Apollo KT133A (max. 266Mhz)
  • TYAN Tiger MPX S2466 - AMD 760MPX (dual CPU) (max. 266Mhz)

Pentium 4

  • ASRock P4V88 (Socket 478) - VIA PT880
  • ASRock P4V88+ (Socket 478) - VIA PT880

Athlon 64 / X2

  • ASRock 939A8X-M Rev. 1.01 (socket 939 / AGP) - ULi 1689
  • ASRock AM2NF3-VSTA Rev. G/A 1.03 (socket AM2+ / AGP) - nVIDIA nForce3 250
  • ASUS A8NE-FM (socket 939) - nVIDIA nForce4
  • MSI K8T Neo-FIS2R (socket 754) - VIA K8T800

Socket 775

  • ASRock 775Dual-VSTA (AGP+PCIe) - VIA PT880 Pro/Ultra
  • ASUS P5WDG2 WS Professional - Intel 975X Express / Intel ICH7R

CPU on Board / SBCs

  • Advantech PCA6003 - PICMG 1.0 SBC - VIA Apollo PLE133T - socket 370
  • Advantech PCA6004 - PICMG 1.0 SBC - VIA Apollo PLE133T - VIA C3 800Mhz on board
  • iEi NANO-7270 - EPIC 3.5“ embedded - Intel 852GM / ICH 4 - Socket-479?
  • Jetway 7F2WE1G5-OC-PB Rev:2.0 - mITX - VIA CN700 / VT8237R - VIA C7 1.5Ghz on board
  • Lanner Inc. AP-40AHD - ISA SBC - ALi M1487 / M1489 - Intel DX4 100Mhz on board
  • Macrotek MSPC-8189E - ISA SBC - Intel 810e - socket 370
  • Nexcom PEAK-405 - ISA SBC - ALi M1487 / M1489 - 486 LIF-socket
  • VIA EPIA 5000 - mITX - VIA Apollo PLE133T / VT8231 - VIA Eden ESP 5000 533MHz on board

Reply 32 of 44, by Horun

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imi wrote on 2020-03-29, 23:03:

phew... so this is the fruit of my labor from this weekend... went through a whole bunch of boards and started compiling a list of most of them... I left out obviously damaged boards apart from ones with slight corrosion, some boards I have multiples of and newer boards apart from a few interesting ones... and there are still some boxes I have to sort through first so these are still not all of them.
I honestly did not know I had this many boards already x3 (that happens when you're not keeping track of them) the list count currently is 122 if I am not mistaken.

hope that someone finds this interesting 😀 ...now I just need to do the same for CPUs, sound and video cards x3

Nice collection ! You have a superb bunch of Soc7 and Slot1. Do all of those work ? I tested all my spare boards back in Oct 2019 thru Dec 2019. Have 7o-ish that work (will boot to DOS floppy or HD), 4 that have failed to boot at all and 3 that hang at boot so am not listing them. I also have 23 fully working computers but only 19 are vintage from XT thru soc775, those boards are not listed either...

Bare boards (not in systems):

Tested and Booted from 8/2019 to 1/2020:

XT/8088:
NEC "unknown" XT ISA 640k 8088-2
PC Limited Xturbo XT ISA 640k 8088-2

286:
DFI Concorde-L 286 ISA 1Mb 286-12mhz
Headland HT12 286 micro ISA 4x1Mb Harris 286-16 + IIT 2X87 mathco
Protek 286 VSLI ISA 2Mb DRAM 286-12 MH #33797

386:
ALI 8517 v3 386 ISA no ram 386SX-40 no cache
Sis ISA-386C 386 ISA 4x1mb 386DX-40 no cache
SymLabs FIC 386SC R.2A 386 ISA 8mb 386DX-40 256k cache
ALI C3404 3/486 ISA 4x1mb AMD 386DX-40 128k cache
DTK PEM3301 386 ISA 8x1Mb AMD 386DX/DXL-40 64k cache
Asus ISA-386C 386 ISA 4x1Mb AMD 386DX/DXL-40 64k cache

486:
Amptron 6900 v1.7 486 real cache VLB no ram DX2-66
Biostar 1433 486 VLB no ram or cpu
Aopen Vi15G 486 VLB no ram no cpu
Amptron 6900 v1.7 486 VLB real cache no ram no cpu #2
PcChip 486AVIP-H v2.1 486 PCI+VLB fake cache no ram no cpu
Biostar 1433/50 486 VLB no ram no cpu
Unknown Opti495 486 VLB 256k cache 4x4Mb Cyrix Cx486 Dx2-80
2X Unisys PW2 300/486 -25/50/66 ISA no ram no cpu. (Have 2 of these)
Amptron DX6900 v1.4 486 VLB real cache 4x1mb no cpu
DFI 486-CCV 486 VLB no ram no cpu
Gigabyte GA486IM r.2 486 PCI+VLB 8Mb Intel ODP-80mhz
FIC 486PI02 486 PCI no ram no cpu

Pentium:
Asus SP98AGP-X Soc7 AGP no ram P-133mhz
2X Micron M55HI soc7 PCI no ram no cpu. Have 2 of these NOS, rev B and rev D
FIC VA-503+ soc7 PCI 2x4Mb K6-2/366 #1
FIC VA-503+ r1.2 soc7 PCI 2x64mb K6-450 #2
Amptron PM8600 v5 soc7 PCI no ram p-166 mmx
Shuttle HOT-565TX soc7 PCI 4x16mb AMD K6-233
FIC PT-2200 soc7 PCI 2x8mb P-166
Full Yes FYI-580T soc7 PCI no ram P-100
EFA E5TX-AT soc7 PCI 2x16mb P-233 mmx
EFA P5V580AT soc7 PCI no ram P-133
Asus P55TP4N soc7 PCI no ram P-100
QDI P5 1430VX/250DM soc7 PCI 2x16mb P-200s
Intel Advanced/ATX soc5 PCI no ram P-90 (uses VRM for S cpu's)
FIC PT-2000 r2.1 soc5 PCI no ram no cpu
FIC PT-2000 r2.0 soc5 PCI no ram no cpu #2
Asus P55TP4XEG with P-133 from mid-tower in garage, currently disassembled

Zenith Dual soc5 PCI Eisa 128mb 2 x P5-200 (spare for NEC Proserva V)

Pentium Pro:
Asus P6NP5 soc8 PCI 2x32mb P.Pro-200
Intel VS440FX soc8 PCI no ram P.Pro-200

Other:
NexGen VL Nex-Gen VLB no ram NG-P90

Slot 1:
PcChip M715 440LX r1.2 Slot1 AGP 2x32mb no cpu
Asus P2B-F 440BX Slot1 AGP no ram P2-450 (garage)
Asus P2B-F 440BX Slot1 AGP no ram or CPU new in box (bedroom)
Soyo SY-6BA 440BX slot1 AGP 256Mb (1x128+2x64) P3-500mhz
PcChip M748MR-H SIS chipset slot1 PCI no ram Celeron 266
Intel MU440EX 440EX slot1 PCI onboard vid no ram no cpu
EFA P6LX-ATX 440LX slot1 no ram no cpu
Compaq SP166813 440BX slot1 AGP 1x64Mb P3-500
Asus P2B-S 440BX slot1 PCI SCSI no ram no cpu new in box (bedroom)
Asus P3V4x Via chipset slot1 AGP 2x128Mb P3-550 new in box (garage)
QDI Legend V 440LX slot1 w/P2-333 in mid-tower in garage.
KA31 Via chipset slot1 AGP no cpu in box *quirky* boots to bios hangs on fdd

Slot A:
Asus K7M slotA AGP no ram AMD-600

Socket A:
MSI K7T266 Pro2 socA AGP no ram AMD XP-1800+
ECS K7S5A socA AGP 1x256mb AMD XP1600+
MSI KT3-Ultra socA AGP no ram AMD XP1800+

Socket 370:
Asus CUSL2-C s370 AGP 1x256Mb PC-133 P3-1Ghz

socket 478:
Gigabyte GA-8iK1100 s478 AGP 2x512mb ddr266 P4-2.8Ghz-533
ECS 848P-A v2 s478 AGP 2x512mb ddr400 P4-2.8ghz-533 Mobile P4
GigaByte GA-8iPE1000-G s478 AGP 1x1Gb DDR400 2.8Ghz-533 SL7K9 board #1
GigaByte GA-8iPE1000-G s478 AGP 1x1Gb DDR400 2.0Ghz-400 board #2
MSI 865PE Neo2-S s478 P4-3.4ghz/800 tow garage

socket 775:
Asus P5N-SLI s775 PCIe no ram e6600 2.4Ghz in box
Asrock Penryn1600 s775 PCIe no ram e8400 3.0Ghz box on shelf
Asus P5P800-SE s775 PCIe no cpu no ram in box
Asus P5G41T-MLX s775 PCIE 2x2Gb e8500 3.16Ghz in box
ECS E7050VT-M v1 s775 PCIE no ram no cpu in box
Intel DQ77MK s775 PCIe no ram no cpu in box, spare for Intel mini

edit: fixed my stupidity

Hate posting a reply and have to edit it because it made no sense 😁 First computer was an IBM 3270 workstation with CGA monitor. 🤣

Reply 33 of 44, by imi

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Horun wrote on 2020-03-30, 01:07:

Nice collection ! You have a superb bunch of Soc7 and Slot1. Do all of those work ? I tested all my spare boards back in Oct 2019 thru Dec 2019. Have 7o-ish that work (will boot to DOS floppy or HD), 4 that have failed to boot at all and 3 that hang at boot so am not listing them. I also have 23 fully working computers but only 19 are vintage from XT thru soc775, those boards are not listed either...

heh, I wish, that is a mammoth task for another day.
I have barely tested any of the 486 and previous boards because as I said I'm waiting for the ATX2AT smart converter for that as I don't want to risk blowing anything up ^^
but I know from a bunch of them that they are working or coming from working machines.
of the socket 5/7 boards I tested a few, and I know from a bunch they are working or coming from working machines as well.
same goes for slot 1 and up.

I left out all the obviously damaged boards, apart from a few older ones with only slight corrosion that may or may not need a trace or two fixed.

I'd say I know of at least 30-40 or so boards that they are working and a lot that I have no reason to believe they wouldn't apart from needing a new dallas or maybe bios.

and so far the track record of boards I pulled from scrap lots has been great, the shuttle for example came from one too, and the only fix it needed was placing the cache opposite to how the sockets and manual tell you to ^^

I do eventually plan to test all of them of course 😀

2X Micron M55HI soc7 PCI no ram no cpu. Have 2 of these NOS, rev B and rev D

these look nice :3

Last edited by imi on 2020-03-30, 13:14. Edited 1 time in total.

Reply 34 of 44, by Sonica

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I once filled up half on my parents garage with PC's and boards I picked up on the cheap at thrift sales and garage sales and boot sales, at one time I had 12 PC's and various boards from Sun Micro-systems, old Apple Macs x3 and various AMD and Intel boards... In the end I gave most of them away, including an atari 2600 with the joystick and games and various other consoles and tried to make the collection smaller. I kept the G4 with Mirror Drive Doors and a Pentium 4 with XSOL the extended OS loader and a couple of mini Atoms - little industrial jobs that are fan-less. As time went by I went from 95, 98, Me, XP and 10 all the way back to MSDOS 6.22 - Win 3.1 (16 bits) and Norton Commander on the P4 and Atoms and Helen OS on the G4. There are still 6 PC's around my parents in the loft along with x2 XBOX's with loads of games that I played very briefly as I kind of lost interest in gaming and nowadays I just use MSDOS or FreeDOS for DOS based games and as a simple data-base without all the bells and whistles of Windows 10 (FreeDOS RC1.3 is out!!) and when I get bored I play around with the Phenom II with it Thuban processor and 16 GIG of gaming ram just so I can play around with Ubuntu Mate and make it look like a Mac with a Mac OS Mojave theme. Loads of software laying around on USB stick's in 7-zip format, it's kind of weird that as time goes by you find yourself missing the older types of Operating Systems with no graphical user interface and start to move away from all the new and go back to all the old.

People say nothing is impossible - But I do nothing everyday!

Reply 35 of 44, by PC Hoarder Patrol

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Meagre I know, compared to some here, but...

486:

ECS SL-486VE

Skt 7:

DFI G586IPV Rev C
ECS P5HX-B
FIC VA503+
Jetway 530BF

Slot 1:

Asus P2B-DS
Gigabyte 686BLX
Gigabyte 6BA
Gigabyte BX2000
HP Vectra VEi8 (Sherwood-B)
Intel MU440EX
Intel SR440BX
Intel SE440BX-3
MSI MS-6163
QDI BrillianX

Skt 370:

Abit SA6R
Asus TR-DLS
Asus CUR-DLS
Gigabyte 6VTXDR-C
IBM eServer 342 board
Intel SDS2
Jetway 913AF(Skt 370 / Slot 1)

Skt 462:

Asrock K7S41GX
Chaintech 7NJS ZENITH
PC Chips M825G
Soyo KT333 DRAGON Platinum
Winfast K7S41M01C

Skt 478:

Asrock P4I65G
Asrock P4I945GC
Asus P4V800
Biostar 945GC-M4
Biostar G31-M4
Biostar P4M900M4
Gigabyte 8IPE1000MK


Skt 603/604:

Iwill DP533-S
Supermicro X6DH8-XG2

Skt 754:

Abit KV-85 V2
Asrock K8N68PV-GLAN
Winfast 760GXK8MC

Skt AM2/3+:

Asrock 960GC-GS FX
Asrock 985GM-GS3 FX
Asrock N68C-GS FX
Asus M5A78L-M/USB3
Gigabyte 78LMT-USB3
Gigabyte MA78GM-S2H
Jetway JNC84E-LF
MSI 760GMA P34 FX
MSI 760GM-P23 (FX)

Embedded AMD Fusion:

Biostar A68N-5000

Skt 771:

Supermicro X7DCA-L

Skt 775:

Asus P5B-VM
Asus P5Q-VM DO
Biostar G41D3+
Biostar G41U3G
DFI P45 LP JR
Gigabyte G33M-DS2R

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I have about 30 other boards besides the 50-odd in the list, but they're either duplicates, parts of complete systems or are too new to count (although checking today, it would seem I haven't actually bought a new current tech board since 2015!)

Reply 36 of 44, by SETBLASTER

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i have quite a lot, constantly looking for an Driver CD .iso image to at least have them with the original disc, but some of the ones i do remember because they are special are

Gigabyte ga-5ax
Gigabyte ga-6vtx
Gigabyte BX2000+
AOpen AX59pro
AOpen AX63 PRO
AOpen AX63
Epox mvp3G2
Epox 8RDA3+
aSUS VL/I-486SV2G
AsUS VL/I-486SV2GX4
Asus P3B-F
ASUS CUSL2
ASUS TUSL2-C
MSI K7N2 Delta2 Platinum
ABIT KT7A
ABIT KT7A-RAID
ABIT IC7 MAX3
ASUS A7N8X-E
Soyo K7VTA PRO 1.0
Soyo SY-6BB
Soyo SY-6BA-IV
Soyo SY-5EMA+ 1.0
Soyo SY-5EHM
SOYO SY-7VBA133U
Fic PA-2013
Fic Va503+
Fic 486-PI03
ZIDA 4DPS
Intel SE440BX-2 with yamaha
Asrock 4coredual-sata2
+ 1 rare pentium4 motherboard with ISA slots, that is one i really love. because for factories i belive they did some with isa.

plus other socket3 motherboards from soyo and pcchips, and dfi lanparty nfoce2 boards

Reply 37 of 44, by nd22

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I did not make a head count but I believe i have nearly 100 Abit motherboards in good working order and some 5 or 6 damaged or untested yet. I have 10 fully assembled retro systems; one modern system as my daily driver and one as a test bed.

Reply 38 of 44, by JoeCorrado

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Miphee wrote on 2020-03-28, 18:40:

I have 226 pcs of faulty 8088-486 mainboards boxed up.
It's not really a collection, just my passion for repairing bad mainboards running wild.
Now that the curfew is here I'm finally going to start working on them.

Don't feel shy about maybe sharing some how-to tips along the way. Maybe even a repair tips video or troubleshooting/diagnostic steps? I mean, why spend that time and not have it last and be there to help the less than experienced among us. Just a thought. 😉

-- Regards, Joe

Expect out of life, that which you put into it.

Reply 39 of 44, by Horun

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imi wrote on 2020-03-30, 10:59:
heh, I wish, that is a mammoth task for another day. I have barely tested any of the 486 and previous boards because as I said I […]
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Horun wrote on 2020-03-30, 01:07:

Nice collection ! You have a superb bunch of Soc7 and Slot1. Do all of those work ? I tested all my spare boards back in Oct 2019 thru Dec 2019. Have 7o-ish that work (will boot to DOS floppy or HD), 4 that have failed to boot at all and 3 that hang at boot so am not listing them. I also have 23 fully working computers but only 19 are vintage from XT thru soc775, those boards are not listed either...

heh, I wish, that is a mammoth task for another day.
I have barely tested any of the 486 and previous boards because as I said I'm waiting for the ATX2AT smart converter for that as I don't want to risk blowing anything up ^^
but I know from a bunch of them that they are working or coming from working machines.
of the socket 5/7 boards I tested a few, and I know from a bunch they are working or coming from working machines as well.
same goes for slot 1 and up.

I left out all the obviously damaged boards, apart from a few older ones with only slight corrosion that may or may not need a trace or two fixed.

I'd say I know of at least 30-40 or so boards that they are working and a lot that I have no reason to believe they wouldn't apart from needing a new dallas or maybe bios.

and so far the track record of boards I pulled from scrap lots has been great, the shuttle for example came from one too, and the only fix it needed was placing the cache opposite to how the sockets and manual tell you to ^^

I do eventually plan to test all of them of course 😀

2X Micron M55HI soc7 PCI no ram no cpu. Have 2 of these NOS, rev B and rev D

these look nice :3

Figuring it could take months what I did was set a plan. Take each board and look it over, if any visual oddities set it aside. So ended with two stacks, took the "looks good" stack and tested maybe 2 or 3 a night. Those with quirks went into third stack. Then went thru the second stack which most took one night per board, some two nights. Those that failed went to bottom of the third stack. Then started on it. After a couple months had gone thru near 100 boards and had bunch working and few quirky and few dead.
Yes once I was on the third stack, some boards took days to get to work, but left any that needed major surgery in a box for later. If you do a basic go thru and then a minor then moderate test setup you could whittle your boards down. Right now is a good time !

Added: every board I went thru I used one of those yellow Stick-ums papers and made notes and included in the antistatic bag. Made it easier when they got shifted into that third stack 😀

Hate posting a reply and have to edit it because it made no sense 😁 First computer was an IBM 3270 workstation with CGA monitor. 🤣