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Reply 80 of 108, by Razor655

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These boards also have SB-Link:
Chaintech 6BDU
Chaintech 6BTS
Chaintech 6BTA3
Chaintech 6BTA2
Chaintech 6BTA
Chaintech 6BTM

Chaintech 6BTM0 board. Soft Menu (It is not perfect, but....), 3x ISA, SB-Link, Tualatin unofficial support, but works fine.Really good board.

Yeah, 6BTM is one of the best boards for Slot1. It has anything I need (4 DIMM, 3 ISA, Soft menu, USB legacy support for DOS, old good AWARD bios (my fetish 🤣) with many tunables and it's fast!
The only downside is average reliability. Much people complain about damaged fan controller. Personally I'm not affected by this: I connect fans to DC regulator which connected directly to PSU with molex.

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Reply 81 of 108, by timitt

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Abit AB-BM6 (also 440BX motherboard) seems to have SB-LINK too. This was first time I actually looked after what it is. Seems that I haven't missed too much not knowing.

Reply 83 of 108, by dr.zeissler

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Perhaps my M6VBE has an integreated sb-link feature with the Solo1?
https://www.flickr.com/photos/94839221@N05/26 … 57668800582232/

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Reply 84 of 108, by forteller

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Does anyone know what does "TEST" header do on Epox 8NPA7I? It is located near ALC655 codec and is arranged like SB-Link. Would it be possible for such modern-ish board with nForce 4 to have SB-Link connector? nForce 4 does not have Windows 98 support, so it's usefulness would be limited. A lot of Epoxes from this period have this connector.

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Reply 86 of 108, by Carlos S. M.

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MSI MS-6168 ver 2 (440ZX, micro ATX) has solder pads for SB-Link, also QDI Legend VI (440LX, Baby AT) has an SB-Link connector

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Reply 87 of 108, by DNSDies

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So, after buying SIX different broken motherboards (the final one being repairable by salvaging a SOT-23 chip from a different broken board), I can finally confirm that the ECS L7VMM2 1.0a motherboard does NOT have pc/pci support. The port on that version only provides Serial IRQ.

Still looking for a working L7VMM 1.1 where it has PC_PCI marked on the port.

Reply 88 of 108, by Carlos S. M.

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PARUS wrote:

I don't know what is it but it can not be SB-Link. No doubt. nF4 never supported PCI Legacy DMA in any format.

If i remember correctly, none of the nforces supported PCI Legacy DMA at all, even the older nforce 1/2 chipsets for Athlon XP

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Reply 89 of 108, by foil_fresh

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Carlos S. M. wrote:
PARUS wrote:

I don't know what is it but it can not be SB-Link. No doubt. nF4 never supported PCI Legacy DMA in any format.

If i remember correctly, none of the nforces supported PCI Legacy DMA at all, even the older nforce 1/2 chipsets for Athlon XP

something about NMI not working properly on the nforce chipset. I tried for a whole weekend to get it working for the SB Live only to discover the bad news that i was wasting my time - won't work in DOS and windows too.

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Reply 90 of 108, by DNSDies

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DNSDies wrote:

So, after buying SIX different broken motherboards (the final one being repairable by salvaging a SOT-23 chip from a different broken board), I can finally confirm that the ECS L7VMM2 1.0a motherboard does NOT have pc/pci support. The port on that version only provides Serial IRQ.

Still looking for a working L7VMM 1.1 where it has PC_PCI marked on the port.

Found a manual where it says the port is NOT PC_PCI.
It's PC_PC1. Once again, serial IRQ only. The DMA GNT/REQ lines are not hooked up from the southbridge.

There is still hope that the Shuttle MK32 might have real PC/PCI.

Reply 91 of 108, by truemaster

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found another board that propably have pc-pci although it says sur cen instead of pc-pci. its a gigabyte p4 titan 533

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Reply 92 of 108, by The Serpent Rider

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found another board that propably have pc-pci although it says sur cen instead of pc-pci.

No, it's not SB-Link and has absolutely different pinout.

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Reply 93 of 108, by Cuttoon

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My GA-BX2000 Board (440BX Slot 1) has one, too.
https://download1.gigabyte.com/Files/Manual/m … 2000_1101_e.pdf
(pg. 37, 39)

Wouldn't it be nice to have all these infos in a clean list on the first page of this thread, or maybe the wiki, like this list:
https://www.vogonswiki.com/index.php/List_of_ … 70_motherboards
? Don't look at the newbie!

I'm curious, are there any boards modern enough to not have any ISA slots? (No, I did not check all that were listed here.)
Thus actually needing this thing?

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Reply 94 of 108, by gex85

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The Epox EP-BX3 has the SB-LINK header, too.

To make this thread a real list (like the title suggests) it would be really helpful to update the first post from time to time so it contains all the boards that have been listed in the replies...

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Reply 96 of 108, by foil_fresh

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I have a LuckyStar 6ABX2V Slot 1 440bx board (chinese?) has the SB-link header and multiplier settings in BIOS - good for a Pentium 2 Klamath DOS system

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Reply 97 of 108, by cyclone3d

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Going through my boards I found a couple i810 boards that I will be getting rid of that have the PC/PCI / SB-Link header.

1. ASUS MEW-VM - HP OEM board

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2. Anaheim2 - This one was made for eMachines, but from what I could find it was an OEM board that was used in a bunch of differently branded computers.

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Reply 98 of 108, by Doornkaat

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truemaster wrote on 2020-01-31, 09:13:

found another board that propably have pc-pci although it says sur cen instead of pc-pci. its a gigabyte p4 titan 533

SUR CEN is most likely a header to connect a breakout cable for stereo surround and mono center audio channels.

Reply 99 of 108, by vitalm

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ACORP 6BX81, 6ZX81, 6VIA81 have SB-Link connector.

W98SE+NUSB3.3, 7AJA2 (KT133A+686B), Athlon XP-M (3x100-16.5x150 MHz), FX5900, Voodoo1, AWE64 ISA (VXD) connected to Line-In of Vortex2 rev.B0AAAA (VXD 2041) for DOS games CD Audio emulation by Daemon Tools 3.47 (volume can be changed in DT drive settings)