First post, by CachoAlpuy

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I recently got a motherboard, its a socket 7 with intel 430vx chipset, in the back it says "Elpina"

How can i know the motherboard model and possibly get the manual and bios updates?

Last edited by CachoAlpuy on 2023-05-27, 17:32. Edited 1 time in total.

Reply 6 of 7, by mpe

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It was a low-cost manufacturer always competing at the bottom end.

They had a bad reputation for using false marketing, counterfeit components or cheapest parts possible, thin PCBs, etc. That resulted in high defect rates of many products lines. If they could save $0.01 on anything they've done it.

Not all products were bad though and if it survived until today, it is probably fine.

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