10/18/2000-8363-686A-MA-AV363C-00

How-to identify your motherboard ?
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mlv
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Who can tell me what kind of board this is???
NickS
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Give us a clue. Award, AMI BIOS, or what ? If Award, what is the BIOS message at top left of the memory count screen under the Award logo ?
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NickS
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Interesting - from Google:
From: cdi <cdi@pacific.net.sg>
Crossposted-To: pl.misc.elektronika,pl.biznes,pl.biznes.banki,pl.biznes.wgpw
Subject: Computer Mainboard Business
Date: Fri, 04 Aug 2000 08:19:34 +0800

We are a Taiwanese company by the name of Classic Dynasty International
Enterprise Co., pte. Ltd. We Are specializing in manufacturing,
distribution and exporting of PC mainboard products. We have office
located in Taiwan, Hong kong, Singapore, Malaysia, china and U.S.

We are very much interested in providing you top quality products
at very competitive price. And you should compare the quality of our
products with popular brands eg: ASUS, Elite, Gigabyte.....

Hope to start a good business relationship with your esteemed company.

Please find our products list as following:-

MA-AV363
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Model :MA-AV363(New)
Mass production :End of Aug.2000
F.O.B :USD 85.00 Singapore/Hong Kong/Taiwan
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CPU :AMD Athlon (K7) --Thunderbird(1.5GHz),Duron
CPU Type :Socket A
Chipset :VIA VT8363 & VT82C686A(SB)(KT133)
Bus frequency :200MHz Memory :2DIMM,1.0GB,PC100/133
IDE :UltraDMA33/66
Expension Slots :2 x PCI, 1 xAMR
Audio/Sound :AC 97 Audio Codec : Avance ALC100(RealTek)
AGP/Graphic :1x AGP slot (4x)
Modem :AMR Slot Only
LAN :RealTek 8139C
>From Factor :Micro-ATX
Special features:Suspend to RAM (STR)/
Magic Setting/
LAN,Modem Wake Up /
Keyboard Power On /
Hardware Monitoring
Also Jama, Extreme and Topsys come up as names for an MA-AV363 motherboard. Finding a website ... hmmm.
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Rainbow
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It's Jama http://www.jama.com.cn.
Link directly to BIOSes http://www.jama.com.cn/jama/drivers/bios/index.htm

Looks like MA-AV363 (without B - the MA-AV363B has 686B South Bridge). mamv11h.zip is the latest BIOS:
12/29/2000-8363-686-MAAV363BC-00
JAMA MA-AV363B Ver 1.1h 12/29/2000
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edwin
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It seems ECS does some OEM for Jama now and then. Be prepared for funny things...
edwin/evasive

Do not assume anything

System error, strike any user to continue...
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Rebadged ECS K7VZA Rev 1
From K7VZA OEM Release.txt found on a Matsonic server :

Model:K7VZA pcb Ver 1.0/1.0b for JAMA OEM
Release Date:09/20/'00 Release file :maav11b.BIN
(1). Release Reason: 1. First Release for OEM (JAMA) 2. Support W230-03 to change W230 improve PC-133 memory reliability. 3. Support SST 39VF020 /3.3V flash rom. 4. Fixed test HDD('ST39140A' Seagate) fail during POST. 5. Patch 686B chip BIOS on 686A M/B and ultra66 HDD show ata33 on screen.

Model:K7VZA pcb Ver 1.0 for JAMA OEM
Release Date:10/19/'00 Release file :maav11d.BIN
(1). Release Reason: 1.Support AC resume function. 2.Remove USB resume from /S3/S4/S5 function. 3.Patch S3 APG run win98 unstable issue. 4.Solve when clear CMOS not show "CMOS checksum error" on screen. 5.Patch HCT ACPI RTC test wake up too early

Model:K7VZA pcb Ver 1.0 for JAMA OEM
Release Date:2000/12/13 Release file :maav11g.BIN
(1). Release Reason: 1.Solve USB scanner can't run imagin program issue. 2.Patch FSB 133 CPU show "C" for above 1Ghz only. 3.Solve when disable onchip sound item can't shut down by WinME.

Rebadged K7VZA are Spacewalker AK12 Matsonic MS8127C A-Standard and Ondata
ajzchips
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This is wonderful info, Dennis. Thanks for the research! :)
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