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Hello,

I would very like to read a "full description" of a *motherboard* - eg. not a "review" or "specs", but description of every single component (eg. slots, chips, etc.) - maybe only short description of pruporse, manufacturers, features, etc. - but of EVERY component - this is mainly becouse of two small chips that I see on every motherboard, but I can't identify them (read: simply I don't know what they are and do...), of course these two are the 'top of the iceberg' - there are many (or few more) "unknowness"

*motherboard* - it is not important wich single one - every 'current' Socket7/Slot1/Socket370/SlotA board can be used
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try www.windrivers.com  very comprehensive source of info

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Sounds like an essay type homework question

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jhance, yes...I know such info is not providen with products anymore, and sorry but I *now* I am interested in current motherboards, not XT/AT... (hey, just for curiosity I have a XT Board with one chip "Ñäåëàíî â ÑÑÑÐ" in cyrillic alphabet - read: "Sdelano w SSSR" in latin alphabet and "Made in USSR" in english - one one another SAME design the same chip is "Made in Japan"...and the Japan board don't work :) aaa these boards are not IBM manufactured of course)
and err...sorry, now I can't see the chips becouse the PC is running, and it is in the dark and to see the namings I have to plug-out some cards, etc. - so this is just a quick note; after the next lock-up I will check them and post...

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