what is my motherboard?

How-to identify your motherboard ?
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v.sperber
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I was given an old OPUS pc which didn't quite work. I need to find out a bit about it so that I can attach loose cables etc.
Following the info on the wimbios page I found the Award info displayed on booting. It is 03/12/97-i430vx-ali5123-2a59ga1ec-2r which on decoding using the Wims lookup table gives me 2a59g = Intel Triton VX chipset (socket 7 based motherboard); and a1 = Abit motherboard.

Now I need to know the identity of the specific motherboard and get a manual. Any help would be appreciated.

Victor
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Looks like Abit SM5 or SM5-A.
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Abit IT5V (AR5) 10/18/96-i430VX-Ali5123-2A59GA1EC-xx i430VX

http://www.plasma-online.de/index.html? ... _abit.html
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SM5 SM5-A or IT5V are possible - seems they all use the 2R-Bios
Have a look at the board for a model number printed onto it

Bios/Manual here :
http://fae.abit.com.tw/eng/download/index.htm
v.sperber
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thanks for all the helpful replies. Am processing!

Victor
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