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Compaq / FIC Uwave3

Compaq / FIC Uwave3 Revision 1.0


CPU support

Supported sockets:
  • PGA462
Front Side Bus speed: 200/266 MHz
Supported architectures:
  • AMD Athlon Palomino
  • AMD Athlon Thunderbird
  • AMD Athlon XP Palomino
  • AMD Duron Morgan
  • AMD Duron Spitfire
Note! Some steppings might require updated BIOS/microcode to work properly.

System memory

  • Type: SDRAM 100/133 MHz
    2x 184-pin DIMM
Max supported: 1.00 GB


Northbridge/MCH: VIA KM133
Southbridge/ICH/PCH/MCP: VIA VT82C686B
VIA ProSavage integrated graphics, with max 8 MB of System VRAM
Analog Devices AD1881A audio IC over AC97 bus

Power supply

Main board power: 20-pin ATX
Additional power sources: 6-pin AUX
2 3-pin DC fan headers

Expansion slots

AGP 2.0 4x slot with Universal keying
3 PCI slots

Rear I/O ports

PS/2 keyboard
PS/2 mouse
2x USB 1.1 (15 Mb/s)
1x DE-9 serial
1x DB-25 parallel
VGA output
Audio connectors: Line out, Line in, Microphone in

Internal I/O headers

1x USB 1.1 (15 Mb/s)
Audio headers: Aux in, CD in


2 IDE channels, up to 100 MB/s

Circuit board

Micro ATX form factor
PCB manufactured in the year 2002


FIC model AZ31. From a Compaq Presario 5000, GPU VRAM setting reads as "--" on our unit so 8MB was guessed for default.



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