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what can i do with this? Answered

i have a chip off of a mother board here and i was wondering wht can i use it for. it is an award (company name) 1998 pci/pnp 686 216816591

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lopezvit

7 years ago

Try this:
http://www.datasheetarchive.com/pdf/getfile.php?dir=Datasheets-26&file=DSA-508503.pdf&scan=
check if the model is the same after you remove the sticker

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Patrick Pending

11 years ago

Glue it to a stick and use it for scratching your back.

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fretmelterWeissensteinburg

Reply 11 years ago

i would but i dont think it works like tht. and ancho u are right. can i use it for nething beside bioses

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wackyvorlonfretmelter

Reply 11 years ago

Often there will be a quartz window under the sticker. You'll need to expose it to UV light to erase it, and then you can program new information into it. Right now it has code, but it can hold any data - even a JPEG.

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LasVegas

11 years ago

If the label is a sticker, there's a good chance that your BIOS chip is an erasable PROM (Programable Read Only Memory). Removing the label should give you the manufacturer's data for locating info on the chip.

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NachoMahma

11 years ago

. Sounds like a 9 yo (1998) BIOS (Award) chip for a Pentium (686) to me.