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COMPAQ Deskpro XL 5100 pc.
General info
The COMPAQ Deskpro is a line of business-oriented personal computers. The series was discontinued in the early 00's after the merger with Hewlett-Packard.
About this specific offer
This offer consists of a COMPAQ Deskpro XL 5100, a very solid (metal chassis and enclosure), durable (Japanese capacitors on motherboard and in power supply), expandable high end corporate grade desktop pc, also known as series 3350. It has a date stamp inside from March 1995 and was manufactured in the U.S.A. Standard features include among others onboard audio with Yamaha OPL3, ethernet, two SCSI controllers and parity RAM. The pc is almost completely standard and can be customized for your needs. To help you with adding options, a system board overview diagram can be found on the inside. This computer can be used for DOS retro gaming. It can also be used for most legacy business applications from the 90's that require MS-DOS, Windows 3.x or Windows 95. Whatever you look for, this COMPAQ pc has more than enough room for your needs: you can add a SCSI HDD, a PATA HDD, a 5.25'' FDD, a CD-ROM drive, a faster CPU, a sound card, a better PCI graphics card, an ethernet adapter etc. The pc is equipped with a VGA output and can display a nice picture on a conventional 4:3 flatscreen monitor. It also has a switchable power supply, so it can operate in various regions, including Europe and the United States.
- 100-120V / 220-240V AC power supply
- Intel Pentium 100 MHz socket 5 / 7 CPU
- Socket 5
- ? KB onboard L2 cache
- 48 MB RAM (2x NEC 16 MB 70 ns 72-pin SIMM parity FPM RAM module + 2x TI 8 MB 70 ns 72-pin SIMM parity FPM RAM module)
- 4x 72-pin SIMM parity RAM module socket (max. ? MB)
- SCSI 50-pin connector
- PATA connector
- COMPAQ QVision 2000/P Matrox MGA IS-ATHENA 2 MB graphics / Cirrus Logic CL-PX2085 80-pin SCA SCSI controller PCI card
- 2x PCI slot
- 4x EISA slot
- 2x Empty 5.25'' drive slot
- Integrated beeper
- BR2335 lithium clock battery
- VGA HD-15 socket
- Parallel DB-25 socket
- SCSI HD-50 socket
- 2x Serial DE-9 connector
- PS/2 keyboard port
- PS/2 mouse port
- Unknown port
- 8P8C (RJ-45) 10BASE-T ethernet connector
- AUI ethernet socket
- Analog Devices SoundPort AD1847JP onboard audio IC
- Yamaha YMF-262-M OPL3 onboard FM synthesis IC
- Speakers out 3.5 mm jack
- Line in 3.5 mm jack

Dimension (WxDxH): 46.5 x 38 x 16 cm

N.B.: this pc does not include a hard disk. A SCSI or PATA hard disk (or solid state storage device) is required.

Included is:
- COMPAQ Deskpro XL 5100 computer
- Set of case keys

This pc was last tested at 31 July 2019.

During the test;
- Computer could be powered on several times.
- Computer stayed powered on for at least 10 minutes.

- Computer did not make any unusual noises, fans worked fine.

- Computer displayed a stable, contrastful, bright, sharp and straight picture without distortions.

- POST displayed 48 MB RAM with empty clock battery and system options not set related errors. The clock battery will need to be replaced (a new one will need to be soldered in the system board) and a COMPAQ setup disk is needed to configure the system.

- Beeper worked.

- Keyboard port worked fine.

- Disk drive insert and eject mechanism worked fine.

- Disk drive read fine.

- No battery leakage inside the pc could be found.

- No rust in or on the pc could be found.

- Case could be opened and closed like it should.

- No further defects and/or faults were identified.
- No further tests were performed.
Please carefully view the pictures for an impression.

Price details:
Price per piece:
€ 440,00


12,700 KG

Shipping costs

€ 23,00 

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