Motherboard identification

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Can anyone tell me which motherboard is in this Gateway? I bought this
second hand and I would like to add more memory.

The bios is listed as: GB85010A.15A.0046.P13.0108201551, 8/20/2001

Thanks.

Lisa


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  1. Archived from groups: alt.sys.pc-clone.gateway2000 (More info?)

    Lisa Berger wrote:
    > Can anyone tell me which motherboard is in this Gateway? I bought this
    > second hand and I would like to add more memory.
    >
    > The bios is listed as: GB85010A.15A.0046.P13.0108201551, 8/20/2001
    >
    > Thanks.
    >
    > Lisa
    >
    >
    >
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    Lisa,

    You can start by running www.belarc.com you will tell you about your PC
    and software memory etc.

    Ron
  2. Archived from groups: alt.sys.pc-clone.gateway2000 (More info?)

    Lisa Berger wrote:
    > Can anyone tell me which motherboard is in this Gateway? I bought this
    > second hand and I would like to add more memory.
    >
    > The bios is listed as: GB85010A.15A.0046.P13.0108201551, 8/20/2001
    >
    > Thanks.
    >
    > Lisa
    >
    >
    >
    >
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    >
    Lisa,

    You can start by running www.belarc.com you will tell you about your PC
    and software memory etc. It is the same listing a mine. So I believe
    that you would take RDRAM. You might want to take the cover off the case
    and take out the memory to make sure.

    Ron
  3. Archived from groups: alt.sys.pc-clone.gateway2000 (More info?)

    Thanks, Ron,

    Belarc says the board is Intel D850GB AAA49507-904. Do you or anyone else
    know, if board is standard or was modified by Gateway.

    BTW, according to Intel, the board uses Rambus (PC800 RDRAM) which is very
    expensive. Any one have a suggestion for less expensive source?

    Thanks.

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    "RDBrimmer" <ronb21@att.net> wrote in message
    news:szjad.524858$OB3.107288@bgtnsc05-news.ops.worldnet.att.net...
    > Lisa Berger wrote:
    >> Can anyone tell me which motherboard is in this Gateway? I bought this
    >> second hand and I would like to add more memory.
    >>
    >> The bios is listed as: GB85010A.15A.0046.P13.0108201551, 8/20/2001
    >>
    >> Thanks.
    >>
    >> Lisa
    >>
    >>
    >>
    >>
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    >> Checked by AVG anti-virus system (http://www.grisoft.com).
    >> Version: 6.0.775 / Virus Database: 522 - Release Date: 10/8/2004
    > Lisa,
    >
    > You can start by running www.belarc.com you will tell you about your PC
    > and software memory etc.
    >
    > Ron


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  4. Archived from groups: alt.sys.pc-clone.gateway2000 (More info?)

    The PC800 RDRAM goes in pairs. If you want more ram it's going to cost a
    bit. Prettty much to put 2x 256mb sticks in there (for another 512 total)
    it'll run about $80 a stick if you buy online (Samsung brand, what came in
    my Gateway). I was just on the Bestbuy website the other day, a PC3200 DDR
    two pack (2x256mb) costs $159. RDRAM is much cheaper than what I paid a few
    years ago.

    Smith

    "Lisa Berger" <lisa_berger@verizon.net> wrote in message
    news:wKjad.998$uN4.169@trndny05...
    > Thanks, Ron,
    >
    > Belarc says the board is Intel D850GB AAA49507-904. Do you or anyone else
    > know, if board is standard or was modified by Gateway.
    >
    > BTW, according to Intel, the board uses Rambus (PC800 RDRAM) which is very
    > expensive. Any one have a suggestion for less expensive source?
    >
    > Thanks.
    >
    > --
    >
    >
    >
    > "RDBrimmer" <ronb21@att.net> wrote in message
    > news:szjad.524858$OB3.107288@bgtnsc05-news.ops.worldnet.att.net...
    >> Lisa Berger wrote:
    >>> Can anyone tell me which motherboard is in this Gateway? I bought this
    >>> second hand and I would like to add more memory.
    >>>
    >>> The bios is listed as: GB85010A.15A.0046.P13.0108201551, 8/20/2001
    >>>
    >>> Thanks.
    >>>
    >>> Lisa
    >>>
    >>>
    >>>
    >>>
    >>> ---
    >>> Outgoing mail is certified Virus Free.
    >>> Checked by AVG anti-virus system (http://www.grisoft.com).
    >>> Version: 6.0.775 / Virus Database: 522 - Release Date: 10/8/2004
    >> Lisa,
    >>
    >> You can start by running www.belarc.com you will tell you about your PC
    >> and software memory etc.
    >>
    >> Ron
    >
    >
    > ---
    > Outgoing mail is certified Virus Free.
    > Checked by AVG anti-virus system (http://www.grisoft.com).
    > Version: 6.0.775 / Virus Database: 522 - Release Date: 10/8/2004
    >
  5. Archived from groups: alt.sys.pc-clone.gateway2000 (More info?)

    Lisa Berger wrote:
    > Thanks, Ron,
    >
    > Belarc says the board is Intel D850GB AAA49507-904. Do you or anyone else
    > know, if board is standard or was modified by Gateway.
    >
    > BTW, according to Intel, the board uses Rambus (PC800 RDRAM) which is very
    > expensive. Any one have a suggestion for less expensive source?
    >
    > Thanks.
    >
    Lisa,

    We have the same board I am sure that is modified by Gateway.

    Back in March I purchased 1G of Memory. Gateway wanted more then this
    and it did not have a lifetime guarantee. It looks like it is running
    about the same as I paid for it back in March. Depending with you are
    doing at a minimum 512 if graphics 1 GB.

    Remember in pairs matching, I still would check to see what it actually
    in your system especially if you bought is second hand.

    http://www.memorysuppliers.com/rambuskits.html
    http://www.memorysuppliers.com/sam5180non18.html


    Ron


    Here to answer your questions,
    Robert Spring
    Memory Suppliers
    Customer Care
    support@memorysuppliers.com
    (866)621-2223 or (800)231-0021

    Name Code Qty Each Options
    ----------------------------------------------------------
    SAMSUNG 1024MB (1 GIG) sr1gn 1 475.00
    800MHZ NON-ECC 184PIN
    RAMBUS KIT (TWO 512MB
    NON-ECC MODULES)
    Subtotal 475.00
    Shipping 4.95
    Tax 0.00
    Total 479.95
  6. Archived from groups: alt.sys.pc-clone.gateway2000 (More info?)

    It's an Intel GB850 board. Uses PC800 RDRAM - either 45 ns for a 400 MHz
    bus CPU or 40 for a 533 (40 will work with a 400 as well).

    Must be installed in pairs.


    "Lisa Berger" <lisa_berger@verizon.net> wrote in message
    news:Xviad.1800$wV6.1133@trndny06...
    > Can anyone tell me which motherboard is in this Gateway? I bought this
    > second hand and I would like to add more memory.
    >
    > The bios is listed as: GB85010A.15A.0046.P13.0108201551, 8/20/2001
    >
    > Thanks.
    >
    > Lisa
    >
    >
    >
    >
    > ---
    > Outgoing mail is certified Virus Free.
    > Checked by AVG anti-virus system (http://www.grisoft.com).
    > Version: 6.0.775 / Virus Database: 522 - Release Date: 10/8/2004
    >
    >
    >
  7. Archived from groups: alt.sys.pc-clone.gateway2000 (More info?)

    Ed: Thanks for the advice. One further question: is there a faster CPU
    that I could put on this motherboard. Currently, I have 1.8.

    Thanks.

    Lisa

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    "Edward J. Neth" <ejn63@netscape.com> wrote in message
    news:S2Ead.12668$pG6.4201@newssvr15.news.prodigy.com...
    > It's an Intel GB850 board. Uses PC800 RDRAM - either 45 ns for a 400 MHz
    > bus CPU or 40 for a 533 (40 will work with a 400 as well).
    >
    > Must be installed in pairs.
    >
    >
    >
    > "Lisa Berger" <lisa_berger@verizon.net> wrote in message
    > news:Xviad.1800$wV6.1133@trndny06...
    >> Can anyone tell me which motherboard is in this Gateway? I bought this
    >> second hand and I would like to add more memory.
    >>
    >> The bios is listed as: GB85010A.15A.0046.P13.0108201551, 8/20/2001
    >>
    >> Thanks.
    >>
    >> Lisa
    >>
    >>
    >>
    >>
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    >> Outgoing mail is certified Virus Free.
    >> Checked by AVG anti-virus system (http://www.grisoft.com).
    >> Version: 6.0.775 / Virus Database: 522 - Release Date: 10/8/2004
    >>
    >>
    >>
    >
    >


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  8. Archived from groups: alt.sys.pc-clone.gateway2000 (More info?)

    Any 400 MHz P4 will work - there is still a 2.8/400 but it's expensive. The
    2.6/400 is the best value - about $150.

    You cannot use any of the 533 or 800 MHz bus P4s on the 850 boards.


    "Lisa Berger" <lisa_berger@verizon.net> wrote in message
    news:17Ead.11668$715.1657@trndny02...
    > Ed: Thanks for the advice. One further question: is there a faster CPU
    > that I could put on this motherboard. Currently, I have 1.8.
  9. Archived from groups: alt.sys.pc-clone.gateway2000 (More info?)

    Bios upgrade will be required for the board with a cpu 2.0 or higher too.


    "Edward J. Neth" <ejn63@netscape.net> wrote in message
    news:2t1u41F1qc8ngU1@uni-berlin.de...
    > Any 400 MHz P4 will work - there is still a 2.8/400 but it's expensive.
    > The
    > 2.6/400 is the best value - about $150.
    >
    > You cannot use any of the 533 or 800 MHz bus P4s on the 850 boards.
    >
    >
    >
    > "Lisa Berger" <lisa_berger@verizon.net> wrote in message
    > news:17Ead.11668$715.1657@trndny02...
    >> Ed: Thanks for the advice. One further question: is there a faster CPU
    >> that I could put on this motherboard. Currently, I have 1.8.
    >
    >
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