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Can't find info about a motherboard you have? The Retro Web offers an ever-expanding and fact-checked database, browseable with a few simple and straight-to-the-point filters. You can rest assured you will find the most detailed specifications about your device.

We currently have 848 boards published, with 40 more on the backburner waiting for the final touches.

If what you're looking for isn't listed, you can always chime in with our team of tech enthusiasts to help identify it and archive it accordingly. Your contributions are very appreciated!

Latest additions to the database

Gigabyte GA-EP45-UD3LR

Intel P45/Intel ICH10R motherboard for LGA775 CPUs.

DFI CA64-EC

VIA VT82C694X/VIA VT82C686B motherboard for PGA370 CPUs.

Gigabyte GA-EX58-UD4

Intel X58/Intel ICH10R motherboard for LGA1366 CPUs.

Medion / MSI MS-7091

Intel 915P/Intel ICH6R motherboard for LGA775 CPUs.

Gigabyte GA-6VX7-4X

VIA VT82C694X/VIA VT82C686A motherboard for PGA370 CPUs.
And many more to discover, check out the motherboard database

Our articles

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Getting started with the basics for your new retro machine.

A few notes on the hardware database

Changes, changes, changes...

Adding "Gaming" to the retro with a UT'99, Quake III Arena and Doom server

Quick PSA: we now have a UT '99/Quake III Arena/Doom server. Feel free to frag at game01.theretroweb.com

I have old hardware! What now?

You finally got hold of some old hardware, but it needs some TLC before using it. Here are my tips on how to get started.

Getting started quicker with Windows 9x

It's math: 98 > 10. However, today, it's very simple to just use an SSD and a fast USB3 flash drive. But Windows 98 doesn't know either of them!
And much more to read, check out the blog

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