HOW DO I FIND OUT WHAT MOTHERBOARD I HAVE

  witchblade 17:45 17 Jan 03
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  witchblade 17:45 17 Jan 03

I need to find out what motherboard i have in my pc so i know how much the maximum amount of memory i can use in the pc as i am going to upgrade it. what i do know about the pc is

AMD DURON PROCESSOR
256MB DDR MEMORY
40GIG HDD
RUNNING WINDOWS 98SE
ONBOARD SOUND
NVIDA GRAPHICS CARD

is there a online test i can run to find out what motherboard i have.

thanks ann

  VoG™ 17:47 17 Jan 03

This will tell you all sorts click here

  witchblade 18:02 17 Jan 03

Hi VOG thanks for the link i told me whole lot of information about my pc. do i need to post the result to ask if someone can tell me what the maximum amout of memory my motherboard supports. what i plan to do is upgrade the processor to amd athlon 2000 and upgrade the hard drive to 80gig and then the memory to 512 but i dont want to over do it incase it has a maximum amount it can support. any info will be very helpful.

  powerless 18:04 17 Jan 03

Yes.

  DieSse 18:10 17 Jan 03

Just your motherboard make/model, and what memory in what modules you have now.

  witchblade 18:16 17 Jan 03

i had to edit it a bit because it exceded the word limit hope there is enough information here

Operating System System Model
Windows 98 SE (build 4.10.2222) ECS M830LR
System Serial Number: 123456890
Asset Tag: 0123ABC
Chassis Serial Number: 123456890
Processor a Main Circuit Board b
900 megahertz AMD Duron
128 kilobyte primary memory cache
64 kilobyte secondary memory cache Board: ECS M830LR
Bus Clock: 66 megahertz
BIOS: American Megatrends Inc. 07.00T 04/02/01
Drives Memory Modules
40.02 Gigabytes Usable Hard Drive Capacity
24.34 Gigabytes Hard Drive Free Space

Generic IDE hard disk drive (40.02 GB) -- drive 0 256 Megabytes
Installed Memory

Slot '0' has 256 MB
Slot '1' is Empty
Slot '2' is Empty
Slot '3' is Empty
Local Drive Volumes

c: (on drive 0) 40.02 GB 24.34 GB free

Controllers Display
Standard Floppy Disk Controller
Primary IDE controller (dual fifo)
Secondary IDE controller (dual fifo)
SiS 5513 Dual PCI IDE Controller NVIDIA GeForce2 MX 100/200
[Display adapter]
Default Monitor
Default Monitor
Bus Adapters Multimedia
SiS 7001 PCI to USB Open Host Controller
SiS 7001 PCI to USB Open Host Controller Gameport Joystick
(no joystick connected)
MPU-401 Compatible
SiS 7012 Audio Driver
Communications Other Devices
Microsoft Virtual Private Networking Adapter
SiS 900 PCI Fast Ethernet Adapter
Network Card MAC Address: 00:07:95:1A:69:4D
Network IP Address:
Samsung Wireless Internet
Keyboard
Samsung Wireless Wheel Mouse
USB Root Hub
USB Root Hub

  witchblade 18:18 17 Jan 03

DieSse had already sent the information before i read your post hope i have not posted to much information.

ann

  witchblade 19:08 17 Jan 03

any suggestions please?

  witchblade 17:23 18 Jan 03

hi there i dont know if anyone has any more suggestions but if you do can you please let me know by tomorrow as i am going out on monday 1st thing to buy the new memory and would really like an answer to my question before i do go out.

thanks ann

  crx16 17:31 18 Jan 03

the maximum for w98 is 512mb,so bear that in mind,even if the motherboard could except 768mb?

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