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Compaq DeskPro 386/20e

My Compaq DeskPro 386/20e (added to my collection in 2021).

  • Cyrix 486DLC@20Mhz (40Mhz part, need to desolder and replace clock crystal)
  • 4MB RAM
  • 4.3GB IDE HD (XTIDE BIOS to support larger drives)
  • Mediavision Pro Audio Spectrum 16 sound card (with SCSI)
  • 2X caddy load Toshiba SCSI CD-ROM
  • 3Com Etherlink III ethernet card (ROM socket with XTIDE BIOS)
  • Battery modded Dallas DS1287 CMOS/clock chip
  • MS-DOS 6.20, Windows 3.1