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The PC164SX is an ATX form factor motherboard released in 1997.
- 533 MHz PCA56 CPU
- 1 MB external L2 cache
- 21174-CA chipset
- 4x 168-pin 100 MHz unbuffered SDRAM DIMM (see below)
- 2x 33 MHz 64-bit PCI slots
- 2x 33 MHz 32-bit PCI slots
- 2x ISA slots
- Cypress CY82C693U-NC EIDE controller and ISA bridge
- SMSC FDC37C669 Super I/O controller
- Floppy disk controller
- PS/2 keyboard and mouse
- 2x RS232
- 1x Parallel port
Both 64-bit and 72-bit (ECC) 100 MHz SDRAM modules are supported and must be installed in pairs. Modules up to 128 MB are officially supported, but some 256 MB modules work in reality. The following table lists some RAM modules known to work or not work with the 164SX board.
|Vendor||Part #||Size||Chip #||Works|
The PC164SX requires a CPU fan with rotation sensor. Most standard PC fans are not capable of driving the motherboard sensor input directly, so an adaptor must be used.