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Show off a motherboard from your collection

Postby avalanche » Mon Jan 04, 2016 10:18 pm

The heart of any great system is the mainboard or motherboard.
Without out it, what have you got ?

A bunch of useless other parts. :cry:

So my mainboard collection passion mainly is this. Interesting to look at,
good design, nice colour pcb's, quirky, features, rarity & to save as many
beautiful examples as I can.

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Re: Show off a motherboard from your collection

Postby mwd » Mon Jan 04, 2016 10:21 pm

wow, that is very cool. Not sure I have anything that awesome.

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Re: Show off a motherboard from your collection

Postby avalanche » Mon Jan 04, 2016 10:40 pm

From France that one.
How far does this rabbit hole go? Tie on a safety rope.

BNIB. Caps need attention, but even s/h they do too.

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Re: Show off a motherboard from your collection

Postby avalanche » Sat Apr 09, 2016 11:14 pm

Might add another colour. Green is always good :geek:

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Re: Show off a motherboard from your collection

Postby pfrcom » Fri Apr 29, 2016 5:28 pm

Keeping to the theme of showing off boards from defunct manufacturers, here's my Iwill KV200-R

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Re: Show off a motherboard from your collection

Postby avalanche » Fri Apr 29, 2016 7:33 pm

Hehe nearly bought that board a few times :P

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Re: Show off a motherboard from your collection

Postby pfrcom » Thu May 12, 2016 1:25 pm

Ha !
I see your GA-7IX and raise you a Soyo K7V Dragon Plus (KT266A, from before Soyo tried the bleached look ;) )
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Re: Show off a motherboard from your collection

Postby avalanche » Thu May 12, 2016 3:22 pm

Haha imitation Soyo Dragon Ultra is no match for this beasty. :shock: Next.................

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Re: Show off a motherboard from your collection

Postby pfrcom » Fri May 13, 2016 11:36 am

avalanche wrote:Haha imitation Soyo Dragon Ultra is no match for this beasty


Imitation ? - Via KT266 begat KT333 begat KT400 ...

May I present MSI K7N420 Pro, another ancestor with prolific nForce family tree
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Re: Show off a motherboard from your collection

Postby avalanche » Fri May 13, 2016 1:39 pm

Ha flip this smick DFI AK70..........ahoy x4 little Sanyo caps " need one of those " ;)

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Re: Show off a motherboard from your collection

Postby pfrcom » Sat May 14, 2016 12:14 pm

avalanche wrote:Ha flip this smick DFI AK70..........ahoy x4 little Sanyo caps " need one of those " ;)


I suspect those Sanyo OSCON polymer capacitors in the VRM output are being crippled by low quality Chinese electrolytic capacitors in the VRM input (the pair near the printer port)

Hard to tell from your pic, but if those two are branded GSC, regarded on Badcaps.net as among the worst of the worst, then a pre-emptive recap would be prudent

Is the area around the MOSFETs (those little square black thingies between the capacitors, three-legged connection to motherboard) slightly darker than the rest of the board ?

If so, an indication they're overheating with unclean power from the VRM input caps

That's a later model Slot1 board going by its PC99 colour coded connectors, right in the era when Chinese manufacturers were scrimping on quality of passive components to keep profit margins healthy

Back on topic, here's an AOpen AX6BC, all Sanyo electrolytic capacitors ;) , with Powerleap IP3/T Slocket adapter running an FCPGA2 Celeron 1300 if I recall
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Re: Show off a motherboard from your collection

Postby avalanche » Sat May 14, 2016 1:51 pm

Hehe I have that exact board. $56US iirc & damn nice seller deserved that money.

Nice spotting on the GSC 8-) Yes them 2200uF will get the flick. Lucky not all that many caps to do here.
Notice small 220uF, far out another type to buy. But the transistors are all squeaky clean :D
Not a scorched BBQ anywhere near this thing. I'll end up dropping x3 heatsinks on it too.
+ Seller in UK is mental on presentation. They cost a lot, but at least they're tested cleaned perfect.

Match that & raise a BH6 8-)

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Re: Show off a motherboard from your collection

Postby avalanche » Sat May 14, 2016 1:55 pm

Get your bloody boards off the carpet too. :P

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Re: Show off a motherboard from your collection

Postby pfrcom » Sat May 14, 2016 3:32 pm

avalanche wrote:Get your bloody boards off the carpet too. :P


:evil: Now you've offended me :lol:

a. It's a woolen carpet, not synthetic

b. They're actually sitting on a folded-up anti-static bag - you can see it peeking out on the left of the K7V Dragon I posted above

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Re: Show off a motherboard from your collection

Postby pfrcom » Sat May 14, 2016 3:43 pm

This really belongs in the Show Off Processors section, but not much activity there

Here's my Intel SE440BX2 with Katmai 600 factory hot rod, 2.05v instead of usual 2.0v

Intel boards very picky what they support, no chance of a Slocket'ed Coppermine
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Re: Show off a motherboard from your collection

Postby avalanche » Sat May 14, 2016 3:56 pm

Hehe keep it up & I'll have to bust into my 67000 pound payload :lol:

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Re: Show off a motherboard from your collection

Postby avalanche » Sat May 14, 2016 7:24 pm

Keepin that seal tight atm.
You'll just have to deal with this & others near me :ugeek:

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Re: Show off a motherboard from your collection

Postby Krumm » Sat May 14, 2016 8:53 pm

avalanche wrote:Hehe keep it up & I'll have to bust into my 67000 pound payload :lol:


:shock: Open the precious

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Re: Show off a motherboard from your collection

Postby avalanche » Sat May 14, 2016 9:22 pm

You can't handle that. Even I dare go there :mrgreen:

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Re: Show off a motherboard from your collection

Postby pfrcom » Sun May 15, 2016 1:50 pm

AMD64 retro :o

How about Gigabyte GA-686DLX with dual Celeron 466 using Slockets of questionable pedigree ?

All Panasonic electrolytic capacitors in its VRMs, built to last
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