Datasheets Archive

DOS Days plays host to a good number of datasheets that can be an invaluable resource for anyone trying to understand more about the underlying hardware for a specific chip or chipset. As a recommendation from one of my visitors, Antonio, I put this page together as a single 'go-to' list, so credit goes to him for the idea of collating this into a one-stop shop.

There are also a number of Reference Guides, Programmers Guides, and "Early Release" sheets in the list.

To jump directly to a manufacturer, click here:

3dfx   Ad Lib   AMD   Analog Devices   Chips & Technologies   Cirrus Logic/Crystal   Cyrix   Dream   Ensoniq   ESS   Etron Technology   Faraday    Goldstar   Hynix   Intel   Micron   Mitsubishi   Motorola   NEC   Nippon   OKI   OPTi   Philips   Roland   Samsung   SiS   Texas Instruments   UMC   Vitelic   Yamaha

If you have any datasheets in your collection that are not listed here, and feel they would benefit other visitors and you are willing to share them, please get in touch.

3dfx

Chip Designation Description Download
Voodoo (1999) SST-1 Graphics Engine Data Book.
Voodoo 2 (1999) Voodoo2 Graphics Engine Data Book.
Voodoo Banshee (1998) Universal Access 2D Data Book.
Voodoo Banshee (1998) Universal Access 3D Data Book.
Voodoo 3 (1999) Avenger (Voodoo3) Graphics Engine Data Book.
Voodoo Rush (1998) Macronix MX86251 2D video Data Book.
Voodoo Rush (1999) SST-96 Data Book.

Ad Lib

Chip Designation Description Download
Music Synthesizer Card Programming Guide for the Ad Lib card.

AMD

Chip Designation Description Download
8086 (1989) Datasheet for the AMD 8086 microprocessors.
Am386 Data Book for the Am386 series of microprocessors.
Am386SX/SXL/SXLV (1997) Datasheet for the Am386SX/SXL/SXLV microprocessors.
Am486DX/DX2 (1997) Hardware Reference Manual for the Am486DX and Am486DX2 microprocessors.
Am486 (1994) Software Users Guide for the Am486 microprocessor family.
Am486 (1996) Datasheet for the Enhanced Am486 microprocessor family.
Am486 (1997) Datasheet for the Enhanced Am486 microprocessor family.
Am486DE2 (1996) Datasheet for the Am486DE2 embedded microprocessor.
Am5x86 (1996) Datasheet for the Am5x86 microprocessor family.
5k86 (1996) Technical Reference Manual for the AMD5k86 microprocessors.
K5 (1997) Datasheet for the K5 microprocessor.
K5 (1997) Performance Brief for the K5 microprocessor.
K5 (1996) Technical Reference Manual for the K5 microprocessor.
K6 (1998) Datasheet for the AMD K6 microprocessor.
K6 (1998) Revision Guide for the AMD K6 microprocessor.
K6 (1999) Revision Guide for the AMD K6 microprocessor.
K6 MMX (2000) Datasheet for the AMD K6 MMX Enhanced microprocessor.
K6-2 (2000) Datasheet for the AMD K6-2 microprocessor.
K6-2 (1999) Revision Guide for the AMD K6-2 microprocessor.
Am78C201/202 (1995) Datasheet for the InterWave Interactive Audio and Wavetable Solution.

Analog Devices

Chip Designation Description Download
AD1815 Dubbed the "AD1815 SoundComm Controller", it is a single-chip Plug & Play sound controller, with built-in support for Ad Lib FM synthesis, OPL3 and Sound Blaster Pro. It also has an MPU-401 UART MIDI interface.
AD1816A Dubbed the "AD1816 SoundPort Controller", it is a single-chip PC'97-compliant Plug & Play sound controller. It supports Ad Lib FM synthesis, OPL3 and Sound Blaster Pro. It also has an MPU-401 UART MIDI interface.
AD1846 A low-cost alternative to the AD1848, the "AD1846 SoundPort Stereo CODEC" is a single-chip ADC/DAC.
AD1848K[P] The "AD1848K SoundPort Stereo CODEC" is a single-chip ADC/DAC.

ATI

Chip Designation Description Download
Rage LT Pro (1998) Technical Reference Manual for the Rage LT Pro
Rage XL/XC (1999) Technical Reference Manual for the Rage XL and XC
Rage Pro (2000) Programmers Guide for the Rage Pro and derivatives.

Chips & Technologies

Chip Designation Description Download
82C425 (1990) Datasheet for the 82C425 CGA LCD/CRT Controller.
82C426 (1990) Datasheet for the 82C426 CGA LCD/CRT Controller.
82C451 (1990) Datasheet for the 82C451 Integrated VGA Graphics Controller.
82C455 (1990) Data Book for the 82C455 Flat Panel/CRT VGA Controller.
82C456/460 (1990) Data Book for the 82C456 and 82C460 Enhanced Flat Panel/CRT VGA Controller.
82C480 (1991) Datasheet for the 82C480 Graphics Accelerator.
82C481 (1992) Datasheet for the 82C481 True Color Graphics Accelerator.
82C601 (1989) Preliminary Specification for the 82C601 Single Chip Peripheral Controller.
82C611/612 Preliminary information on the MicroCHIPS Microchannel Interface.
82C780 (1989) Preliminary Specification for the 82C780 Microchannel Hard Disk Controller.
82C5058 (1989) Reference Manual for the 82C5058 SCSI Controller.
82C5059 (1989) Datasheet for the 82C5059 Single Chip AT Disk Controller.
82C5086 (1989) Reference Manual for the 82C5086 Synchronous SCSI Controller.
CS8221 (1988) Data Book for the New Enhanced AT (NEAT) Chipset.
CS8230/8231 (1989) Datasheet for the CS8230 and CS8231 386/AT Chipsets.
Chips/280 (1989) Preliminary specifications for IBM PS/2 Model 70/80-Compatible Chipset.

Cirrus Logic / Crystal Semiconductor

Chip Designation Description Download
CL-GD610/620 (1989) An enhanced version of the former CL-GD510/520 chipset, the 610/620 is a VGA controller suitable for both CRT and flat panels. It is register-compatible with IBM VGA, EGA, CGA and MDA standards as well as Hercules HGC. Integrated 8bpp RAMDAC (256 colours) and supports either 256 KB or 1 MB of video memory. It can operate up to 33 MHz dot clock providing resolutions up to 800 x 600. Available as 100-pin QFP.
CL-GD542x (1995) A VESA-compatible VGA controller with GUI (2D) accelerator, 24-bit True-Color RAMDAC. It can operate up to 86 MHz dot clock and provide resolutions up to 1280 x 1024. Available as 160-pin PQFP.
CL-GD5436 (1996) A PCI / VLB VESA-compatible VGA controller with 64-bit GUI (2D) accelerator, 24-bit True-Color RAMDAC. It can operate up to 135 MHz dot clock and provide resolutions up to 1280 x 1024. Available as 208-pin PQFP.
CL-GD543x/544x (1995) Technical Reference Manual. Known as the "Alpine" family, An ISA / PCI / VLB VESA-compatible VGA controller with 32-bit or 64-bit GUI (2D) accelerator, 24-bit True-Color RAMDAC. It can operate up to 135 MHz dot clock and provide resolutions up to 1280 x 1024. Available as 208-pin PQFP.
CL-GD543x/544x (1996) Datasheet. An ISA / PCI / VLB VESA-compatible VGA controller with 32-bit or 64-bit GUI (2D) accelerator, 24-bit True-Color RAMDAC. It can operate up to 135 MHz dot clock and provide resolutions up to 1280 x 1024. Available as 208-pin PQFP.
CL-GD543x (1994) Applications and Errata Book for CL-GD543x family.
CL-GD62xx (1993) A VGA controller designed for use with LCD monochrome or colour STN flat panels. Integrated RAMDAC supporting up to 8bpp, and resolutions up to 1024 x 768. Available as 160-pin PQFP.
CL-GD6245 (1994) A VGA controller designed for use with LCD monochrome or colour STN/TFT flat panels. Integrated RAMDAC supporting up to 8bpp, and resolutions up to 1024 x 768. Available as 176-pin VQFP.
CL-GD6420 (1993) A VGA controller designed for use with high-end notebook computers. Integrated RAMDAC supporting up to 8bpp, and resolutions up to 1024 x 768. Available as 160-pin QFP.
CL-GD7541 (1995) A Super VGA controller designed for use with LCD flat panels. Integrated 24-bit True Colour RAMDAC supporting resolutions up to 1280 x 1024. Available as 208-pin QFP.
CL-GD7548 (1995) Pin-compatible with CL-GD7541 and 7543, the 7548 is a Super VGA and XGA controller designed for use with LCD flat panels. Includes low-cost multimedia options such as enhanced motion video acceleration, and supports resolutions up to 1280 x 1024. Available as 208-pin PQFP.
CS4216 (1993) CS4216, the first with the "Mwave" moniker, is a 16-bit stereo audio CODEC with 4 audio inputs and 2 audio outputs, with sampling frequencies from 4 kHz to 50 kHz. Available as CS4216-KL (44-pin PLCC) and CS4216-KQ (44-pin TQFP).
CS4218 (1996) CS4218 is a 16-bit stereo audio CODEC with 4 audio inputs and 2 audio outputs, with sampling frequencies from 4 kHz to 50 kHz. It is pin- and function-compatible with CS4216. It differs from CS4216 in that it runs from either 5V or 3.3V (CS4216 requires 5V), and provides different serial modes and uses different digital filters. CS4218 is a later design. Available as CS4218-KL (44-pin PLCC) and CS4218-KQ (44-pin TQFP).
CS4231 (1993) CS4231 also carries the "Mwave" label, and is a 16-bit audio CODEC. It is a pin-compatible upgrade over the CS4248 and AD1848 (PLCC version). Available as CS4231-KL (68-pin PLCC) and CS4231-KQ (100-pin TQFP).
CS4231A (1994) CS4231A drops the "Mwave" label. It is a 16-bit audio CODEC that is pin-compatible with [and an upgrade over] CS4231 and CS4248. Available as CS4231A-KL (68-pin PLCC) and CS4231A-KQ (100-pin TQFP).
CS4232 (1995) A single-chip Plug & Play audio system controller, CS4232 is compatible with Sound Blaster, Sound Blaster Pro and Windows Sound System (WSS). It also provides an MPU-401 UART-compatible MIDI interface. Available as CS4232-KQ (100-pin TQFP) and CS4232-KM (100-pin PQFP).
CS4235 (1997) CS4235, "CrystalClear" is a low-cost Plug & Play audio system controller, compatible with all CS423xB chips. It is compatible with Sound Blaster, Sound Blaster Pro and Windows Sound System (WSS), is fully PC'97 and PC'98-compliant, and includes 3D stereo enhancements. Available as CS4235-JQ (100-pin TQFP) and CS4235-KQ (100-pin TQFP).
CS4236 (1996) CS4236 is a single-chip Plug & Play audio system controller, compatible with Sound Blaster, Sound Blaster Pro and Windows Sound System (WSS). It includes an interface for an external wavetable device and an MPU-401 UART MIDI interface. Available as CS4236-KQ (100-pin TQFP) only.
CS4237B (1997) CS4237, "CrystalClear" is a Plug & Play audio system controller. It is compatible with Sound Blaster, Sound Blaster Pro and Windows Sound System (WSS), is fully PC'97-compliant, and includes SRS 3D Sound Technology built-in as well as an MPU-401 UART MIDI interface. Available as CS4237B-JQ (100-pin TQFP) and CS4237B-KQ (100-pin TQFP).
CS4248 (1993) CS4218 "Mwave" is a 16-bit stereo audio CODEC with sampling frequencies from 4 kHz to 50 kHz. It is pin-compatible with Analog Devices AD1848 (PLCC). Available as CS4248-KL (68-pin PLCC) and CS4248-KQ (100-pin TQFP).
CS4280 (1998) CS4280, "CrystalClear" is a low-cost PCI audio system controller with integrated legacy [Sound Blaster Pro] games support via PC-PCI or Distributed DMA. It is compatible with the CS4614, CS4622 and CS4624, is fully PC'98-compliant when used with the CS4297, and includes 3D stereo enhancements. Available as CS4280-CM (100-pin MQFP) and CS4280-CQ (128-pin TQFP).
CS4281 (1999) CS4281, "CrystalClear" is a low-cost PCI audio system controller with integrated legacy [Sound Blaster Pro] games support via PC-PCI or Distributed DMA. It is compatible with the CS4614 and CS4280-CM, is fully PC'98- and PC'99-compliant when used with the CS4297A, and includes 3D stereo enhancements. Available as CS4281-CM (100-pin MQFP) and CS4281-CQ (100-pin TQFP).

Cyrix, Inc.

Chip Designation Description Download
Cx486SLC up to MII (1998) Application Note. CPU Detection Guide
Cx486DLC (1992) Preliminary Architecture Overview for the Cx486DLC microprocessor.
Cx486SLC (1991) Preliminary Architecture Overview for the Cx486SLC microprocessor.
Cx486SLC/e (1992) Preliminary Architecture Overview for the Cx486SLC/e microprocessor.
5x86 (1995) Preliminary Architecture Overview for the 5x86 microprocessor.
5x86 (1995) BIOS Writer's Guide for the 5x86 microprocessor.
5x86 (1995) Overview of the 5x86 microprocessor.
5x86 (1995) Technical Brief of the 5x86 microprocessor.
5x86 (1995) Thermal Design Considerations for the 5x86 microprocessor.
5x86 (2011) Register Enhancements Revealed
6x86 (M1) (1995) BIOS Writer's Guide for the 6x86 microprocessor.
6x86 (M1) (1996) Technical Brief for the 6x86 microprocessor.
6x86 (M1) (1996) Preliminary Architecture Overview for the 6x86 microprocessor.
6x86 (M1) (1996) Thermal Design Considerations for the 6x86 microprocessor.
6x86 (M1) (1996) Instruction Set for the 6x86 microprocessor.
6x86 (M1) (1995) Architecture for the 6x86 microprocessor.
6x86 (M1) (1995) Data Book for the Cyrix M1 microprocessor.
6x86 (M1) (1998) Application Note. Software Customization for the 6x86 family.
6x86 (M1) (1997) Application Note. Pin and Bus Cycle Differences for the 6x86 family.
6x86-P200+ (M1) (1996?) Data Book Addendum for the Cyrix 6x86-P200+ microprocessor.
6x86MX (1998) Application Note. 100 MHz Bus Design.
6x86MX (1997) Datasheet for the 6x86MX microprocessor.
6x86MX (1997) BIOS Writer's Guide for the 6x86MX microprocessor.
6x86MX, MII (1998) Application Note. SMM Design Guide for 6x86MX and MII processors.
MII (1998) Preliminary Data Book for the Cyrix MII microprocessor.
MII (1999) Preliminary Data Book for the Cyrix MII microprocessor.
MII (1998) Application Note. Cyrix Extension to the Multimedia Instruction Set.
MII (1998) Application Note. Performance Rating the Cyrix MII-300 Processor.
MII (1998) Application Note. Software Customization for the 6x86 and MII family.
MII-400 (1999) Data Book Addendum for the MII-400 (95/285 MHz) processor.
MII-433 (1999) Data Book Addendum for the MII-433 (100/300 MHz) processor.
MII, MIII (1999) BIOS Writer's Guide for the MII and MII Mobile microprocessors.
Cyrix III (2000) VIA-branded MX microprocessor.

Dream

(pending...)



Ensoniq

Chip Designation Description Download
ES1370 (1997) Ensoniq's "AudioPCI" ES1370 provides SoundScape audio performance in a PCI solution. Offering excellent DOS [emulated] compatibility, it stores wavetable samples in main memory so does not require a separate ROM chip for sample storage. it is available as a 100-pin PQFP and 100-pin TQFP package.
ES1371 (1997) Ensoniq's "AudioPCI 97" ES1371 is an AC'97 PCI audio controller with a SoundScape wavetable synthesizer. Just like ES1370, it stores wavetable samples in main memory so it does not require a separate ROM chip for sample storage. Just the same as ES1370, it emulates DOS interrupt requests by trapping accesses to Sound Blaster registers and issuing the appropriate IRQ lines on the PCI bus. Available as a 100-pin PQFP and 100-pin TQFP package.
ES1373 (1997) Ensoniq's "AudioPCI 97" ES1373 is an AC'97 PCI audio controller with a SoundScape wavetable synthesizer. Just like ES1370 and ES1371, it stores wavetable samples in main memory so it does not require a separate ROM chip for sample storage. Just the same as ES1370, it emulates DOS interrupt requests by trapping accesses to Sound Blaster registers and issuing the appropriate IRQ lines on the PCI bus. Available as a 100-pin PQFP package only.

ESS

(pending...)

 

EtronTech / Etron Technology

Chip Designation Description Download
Em614163 A 4096-kilobit (512 KB) EDO DRAM chip configured as 256Kx16. It was available in 25ns, 28ns, 30ns, 35ns and 40ns speeds and usually came packaged in a 40-pin SOJ.


Faraday Electronics

Chip Designation Description Download
FE2010 (1985) A single-chip XT chipset (bus, CPU and peripheral controller). Designed for Intel 8088 or NEC V20.
FE2011 (1987) A single-chip IBM PS/2 Model 30 clone chipset (bus, CPU and peripheral controller). Designed for Intel 8086 and 80C86 CPUs, or NEC V30.
FE3400
FE3400A
FE3400B
(1988) A 4-chip chipset for 80286 systems that includes the FE3000A (CPU controller), FE3020 (Address buffer memory controller), FE3010 / FE3010B (Peripheral controller) and FE3030 (data buffer). Some of these chips can also be used in 80386SX systems. This chipset was designed after the acquisition of Faraday Electronics by Western Digital, so the chipset is branded Western Digital.
FE3500 (1988) A 5-chip chipset for 80286 systems up to 12.5 MHz that includes the FE3000A (CPU controller), FE3020 (Address buffer memory controller), FE3010 (Peripheral controller), FE3030 (data buffer) and FE3040 (I/O manager). Some of these chips can also be used in 80386SX systems.
FE3600
FE3600B
FE3600C
(1988) A 4-chip chipset for 80286 systems that includes the FE3001A (CPU controller), FE3021 (Address buffer memory controller), FE3010 / FE3010C (Peripheral controller) and FE3031 (data buffers). Some of these chips can also be used in 80386SX systems. This chipset was designed after the acquisition of Faraday Electronics by Western Digital, so the chipset is branded Western Digital.
FE5400 (1987) A 4-chip chipset for 80286 systems up to 20 MHz that includes the FE5000A Peripheral and Control device), FE5010 (DMA and Micro Channel control device), FE5020 (Address and data buffer logic device), and FE5030 (Memory controller).

 

Fujitsu

Chip Designation Description Download
81C4256A
MB81C4256A
A 1024-kilobit Fast Page Mode DRAM chip configured as 256Kx4. It was available in 60ns, 70ns, 80ns, and 100ns speeds and usually came packaged in a 20-pin DIP or 26-pin PLCC. It is pin-compatible with Hynix HY534256 and Golstar GM71C4256A.

 

Goldstar

Chip Designation Description Download
GM71C4256A
GM71C4256AL
A 1024-kilobit Fast Page Mode DRAM chip configured as 256Kx4. It was available in 60ns, 70ns, 80ns, and 100ns speeds and usually came packaged in a 20-pin DIP. It is pin-compatible with Hynix HY534256 and Fujitsu 81C4256A.

 

Hynix / SK Hynix / Hyundai Semiconductor

Chip Designation Description Download
HY53C464 A 256-kilobit Page Mode DRAM chip configured as 64Kx4. It was available in 70ns, 80ns, 100ns and 120ns speeds and usually came packaged in an 18-pin DIP. It is pin-compatible with the Samsung KM41464.
HY53C256 A 256-kilobit Fast Page Mode DRAM chip configured as 256Kx1. It was available in 70ns, 80ns, 100ns and 120ns speeds and usually came packaged in a 16-pin DIP.
HY534256 A 1024-kilobit DRAM chip configured as 256Kx4. It was available in 60ns, 70ns, 80ns and 100ns speeds and usually came packaged in a 20-pin DIP. It is pin-compatible with Goldstar GM71C4256 and Fujitsu 81C4256A.

 

Intel

Chip Designation Description Download
8042 (1995) Datasheet for the Intel 8042 Universal Peripheral Interface.
iAPX 86/88 (1981) An early user manual for both the Intel 8088 and 8086 microprocessors.
iAPX 86/88/186/188 (1983) A programmers reference manual for the Intel 8088, 8086, 80188 and 80186 microprocessors.
iAPX 86/88/186/188 (June 1984) Part 1 of a guide to the Intel 8088, 8086, 80188 and 80186 microprocessors.
iAPX 86/88/186/188 (July 1984) Part 2 of a guide to the Intel 8088, 8086, 80188 and 80186 microprocessors.
iAPX 86/88/186/188 (1985) A user manual for the Intel 8088, 8086, 80188 and 80186 microprocessors.
iAPX286 (1982) Introduction to the Intel 80286 microprocessor.
iAPX286 (1983) Hardware Reference Manual for the Intel 80286 microprocessor.
iAPX286 (1983) Operating System Writers Guide for the Intel 80286 microprocessor.
80286 (1987) Hardware Reference Manual for the Intel 80286 microprocessor.
80286 / 80287 (1987) Programmers Reference Manual for the Intel 80286 microprocessor and Intel 80287 math coprocessor.
80386 (1986) Programmers Reference Manual for the Intel 80386 microprocessor.
80386 (1987) Programmers Reference Manual for the Intel 80386 microprocessor.
80386SX (1989) Programmers Reference Manual for the Intel 80386SX microprocessor.
80386DX (1990) Programmers Reference Manual for the Intel 80386DX microprocessor.
80386 (1986) Hardware Reference Manual for the Intel 80386 microprocessor.
80386DX (1991) Hardware Reference Manual for the Intel 80386DX microprocessor.
80386EX (1996) Datasheet for the Intel 80386EX microprocessor.
80386EX (1996) Users Manual for the Intel 80386EX microprocessor.
80387 (1987) Programmers Reference Manual for the Intel 80387 math coprocessor.
i486 (1989) Datasheet for the Intel 80486 (i486) microprocessor.
i486 (1989) Datasheet for the Intel 80486 (i486) microprocessor.
i486 (1990) Programmers Reference Manual for the Intel 80486 (i486) microprocessor.
i486DX2 (1992) Datasheet for the Intel 80486DX2 microprocessor.
Pentium (1995) Vol.1 of the Intel Pentium processor family Developers Manual.
Pentium (1995) Vol.2 of the Intel Pentium processor family Developers Manual.
Pentium (1995) Vol.3 of the Intel Pentium processor family Developers Manual.
Pentium (1995) Specification update for the Intel Pentium processor.
Pentium 75-120 (1995) Datasheet for the Intel Pentium processors with 75 MHz to 120 MHz clock speeds.
Pentium 75-200 (1997) Datasheet for the Intel Pentium processors with 75 MHz to 200 MHz clock speeds.
Pentium / Pentium Pro (1996) Processors and Related Products.
Pentium Pro (1996) Vol.1 of the Intel Pentium Pro processor family Developers Manual.
Pentium Pro (1996) Vol.2 of the Intel Pentium Pro processor family Developers Manual.
Pentium Pro (1996) Vol.3 of the Intel Pentium Pro processor family Developers Manual.

Micron Technology

Chip Designation Description Download
MT4067 A 256-kilobit DRAM chip configured as 64Kx4. It was available in 100ns, 120ns and 150ns speeds and usually came packaged in an 18-pin DIP.
MT4C4256 A 1024-kilobit Fast Page Mode DRAM chip configured as 256Kx4. It was available in 70ns, 80ns, 100ns and 120ns speeds and usually came packaged in a 20-pin DIP. It is pin-compatible with the Texas Instruments TMS44C256 and the Samsung KM44C256.

 

Mitsubishi Electric

Chip Designation Description Download
M5M4416
M5M4416P
A 64-kilobit DRAM chip configured as 16Kx4. It was available in 120ns and 150ns speeds and usually came packaged in an 18-pin DIP.
M5M4464 A 256-kilobit DRAM chip configured as 64Kx4. It was available in 120ns and 150ns speeds and usually came packaged in an 18-pin DIP.

 

Motorola

Chip Designation Description Download
MCM41464
MCM41464AP
MCM41464CP
A 256-kilobit DRAM chip configured as 64Kx4. It was available in 100ns, 120ns and 150ns speeds and usually came packaged in an 18-pin DIP.

 

NEC

Chip Designation Description Download
D41464
D41464C
D41464L
PD41464C
PD41464L
Also known as uPD41464, the 41464 is a 256-kilobit DRAM chip configured as 64Kx4. It was available in 80ns, 100ns and 120ns speeds and usually came packaged in an 18-pin DIP.
V20HL Officially branded uPD70108H and uPD70116H, the V20 CMOS 16-bit microprocessor is an enhanced variant of the Intel 8088 CPU, able to operate at up to 16 MHz and incorporating a stop clock function to reduce power consumption. They can run at either 5V or 3V input voltages. Available as uPD70108HCZ (40-pin DIP), uPD70108HGC (52-pin QFP) and uPD70108HLM (44-pin QFJ/PLCC)

 

Nippon Steel Semiconductor

Chip Designation Description Download
NN514265
NN514265A
NN514265AJ
NN514265ALJ
NN514265ALP
NN514265ALR
A 1024-kilobit DRAM chip configured as 256Kx4. It was available in 40ns, 45ns, 50ns, 60ns and 70ns speeds and usually came packaged in a 40-pin SOJ.

OKI Semiconductor

Chip Designation Description Download
M41464 A 256-kilobit Page Mode DRAM chip configured as 64Kx4. It was available in 100, 120ns and 150ns speeds and usually came packaged in an 18-pin DIP. It is pin-compatible with the Hynix HY53C464 and Samsung KM41464.  
MSM41256A A 256-kilobit Fast Page Mode DRAM chip configured as 256Kx1. It was available in 100ns, 120ns and 150ns speeds and usually came packaged in a 16-pin DIP.

 

OPTi

Chip Designation Description Download
82C465 OPTi Single-Chip Mixed-Voltage Solution for Notebook data book
82C930 An integrated sound controller, with built-in support for Ad Lib FM synthesis, Sound Blaster Pro and Microsoft Windows Sound System (WSS). It also has an MPU-401 UART MIDI interface.
82C933 Dubbed "OPTiSound", 82C933 is a Plug & Play integrated sound controller, with built-in support for Ad Lib FM synthesis, Sound Blaster Pro and Microsoft Windows Sound System (WSS). It also has an MPU-401 UART MIDI interface.

 

Philips Semiconductor / Royal Philips Semiconductor

Chip Designation Description Download
SAA7780 A high-performance PCI audio accelerator designed and manufactured by VLSI (before Philips acquired them), called "ThunderBird". Combines the most compelling 3D, quadraphonic and music synthesis technologies available with the powerful yet cost effective ActiMedia(TM) DSP architecture. Full H/W acceleration of DirectSoundTM, 3D audio, music synthesis, and gameport functions guarantees exceptional system performance.

Used on Rhythmic Edge (PSC-703), Seismic Edge (PSC-705), and Acoustic Edge (PSC-706) sounds cards from Philips.
SAA7785 The successor to the original SAA7780 ThunderBird chip, "ThunderBird Avenger" added 5.1 surround sound over SAA7780's 4 channels.

Used on later revisions of Rhythmic Edge (PSC-703), Seismic Edge (PSC-705), and Acoustic Edge (PSC-706) sounds cards from Philips.


Roland

Chip Designation Description Download
MPU-401AT Roland MPU-401AT Service Notes (First Edition).
MT-32 Roland MT-32 Service Notes (Third Edition).
SC-55 Mk.I Roland SC-55 Mk.I Service Notes (First Edition).
SC-55 Mk.II Roland SC-55 Mk.II Service Notes (First Edition).
SC-88 Roland SC-88 Service Notes (First Edition).
SC-88VL Roland SC-88VL Service Notes (First Edition).
SC-88 Pro Roland SC-88 Pro Service Notes (First Edition).
SCC-1 Roland SCC-1 Service Notes (First Edition).

 

Samsung

Chip Designation Description Download
KM41464
KM41464A
KM41464AJ
KM41464AP
KM41464AZ
A 256-kilobit Page Mode DRAM chip configured as 64Kx4. It was available in 120ns and 150ns speeds and usually came packaged in an 18-pin DIP. It is pin-compatible with the Hynix HY53C464.
KM44C256
KM44C256A
KM44C256B
KM44C256BL
A 1024-kilobit Fast Page Mode DRAM chip configured as 256Kx4. It was available in 80ns, 100ns and 120ns speeds and usually came packaged in a 20-pin DIP. It is pin-compatible with the Micron Technology MT4C4256 and the Texas Instruments TMS44C256.

SiS (Silicon Integrated Systems)

Chip Designation Description Download
85C310 ISA 32-bit Cache/Memory Controller for 80386-based systems
85C360 ISA 386 Single Chip Controller -
85C460 ISA 80386DX and 80486DX2/DX/SX Single Chip Controller
85C461 ISA 80386DX and 80486 Single Chip Controller -
85C471 ISA & VLB Green PC single chip controller for Intel 80486DX2/DX/SX/SL Enhanced, P24D/P24T/P24C CPU, Cyrix Cx486S2 (M6/M7) CPU and AMD Am486DXL/DXL2 CPUs.
85C496/497 486 Green PC VESA/ISA/PCI Chipset - a 2-chip solution with 496 as PCI/CPU memory controller, and 497 as AT Bus controller and Megacell. Supports Intel 80486, SL Enhanced, P24D/P24T/DX4 CPUs, AMD 486 and Enhanced 486, and Cyrix Cx486 (M7) and Cx5x86 CPUs.
SiS300 SiS300 2D/3D/Video/DVD Accelerator. The first chip in their 128-bit graphics accelerator family. Supports AGP2x/4x and PCI rev 2.2.
SiS301 Accompanying chip for SiS VGA chip. Integrates an NTSC/PAL video encoder, transmitter for video scaling on TFT displays, and analog RGB port to support a secondary CRT monitor.
SiS305 Part of the SiS 128-bit graphics accelerator family. Integrates a 2X AGP controller with full side-band support, a 128-bit 3D/2D graphics engine and a motion compensation accelerator. It offers a complete 64/32-bit memory data bus. Embedded with a 128-bit 2D engine, it can achieve ultra high 2D performance with the maximum memory bandwidth up to 1 GB/s
SiS5597/5598 Pentium ISA/PCI Chipset.

Texas Instruments

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TMS4416 A 64-kilobit DRAM chip configured as 16Kx4. It was available in 120ns, 150ns and 200ns speeds and usually came packaged in an 18-pin DIP.
TMS4464 A 256-kilobit DRAM chip configured as 64Kx4. It was available in 120ns, 150ns and 200ns speeds and usually came packaged in an 18-pin DIP.
TMS44C256 A 1024-kilobit DRAM chip configured as 256Kx4. It was available in 60ns to 120ns speeds and usually came packaged in a 20-pin DIP. It is pin-compatible with the Micron MT4C4256 and the Samsung KM44C256.

 

Toshiba

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TC524258
TC524258A
TC524258AZ
TC524258BJ
A 1024-kilobit Fast Page Mode DRAM chip configured as 256Kx4. It was available in 60ns, 70ns, 80ns, and 100ns speeds and usually came packaged in a 20-pin DIP. -

 

UMC

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UM61256AK A 256-kilobit SRAM chip configured as 32Kx8. It was available in 120ns, 150ns and 200ns speeds and usually came packaged in a 28-pin DIP.  
UM6845EB A CRTC, or Cathode Ray Tube Controller. Found on numerous early PC graphics cards, specifically on monochrome and Hercules monochrome (HGC) cards.
UM82C210 A 16-bit 286 and 386SX motherboard chipset, comprising three chips: UM82C211 (System Controller), UM82C212 (Memory Controller) , and UM82C215 (Data /Address Buffer).
1986 Data Book The UMC 1986 Data Book

 

Vitelic / Mosel Vitelic

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V53C104
V53C104A
V53C104AK
V53C104FP
The 1024-kilobit (128 KB) V53C104 was a CMOS Fast Page DRAM chip configured as 256Kx4. It was available in 85ns, 100ns and 120ns speeds and usually came packaged in a 20-pin DIP or 26-pin SOJ.
V53C16258
V53C16258H
V53C16258HK
The 4096-kilobit (512 KB) V53C16258 was a CMOS EDO DRAM chip configured as 256Kx16. It was available in 25ns to 50ns speeds and usually came packaged in a 40-pin SOJ.

 

Yamaha

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MU50 Yamaha MU50 Service Manual.
MU90R Yamaha MU90R Service Manual.
MU100 Yamaha MU100 Service Manual.
YAC512 (1988) YAC512 is a Digital-to-Analog Converter (DAC) chip, typically used to support a YMF262. Available as YAC-512M (16-pin SOC).
YAC513 (1994) YAC513 is a Digital-to-Analog Converter (DAC) chip, typically used to support a YMF271 (OPx) or YMF278 (OPL4). Available as YAC-513D (16-pin DIP) or YAC-513M (16-pin SOP).
YAC516 (1997) YAC516 is a Digital-to-Analog Converter (DAC) chip, typically used for notebook PCs due to its 3.3V voltage support. Available as YAC516-E (24-pin SSOP) or YAC516-M (28-pin SOP).
YMF262 Often referred to as OPL3.
An FM sound source IC. Register-compatible with the earlier YM3812 (OPL2).
YMF289B Often referred to as OPL3-L. Low-voltage variant of the YMF262, designed for notebook PCs and PCMCIA cards. Register-compatible with YMF262.
YMF704-C Often referred to as OPL4-ML. Integrates an OPL3 FM synthesizer, Wavetable synthesizer and a Wavetable ROM.
YMF715E Often referred to as OPL3-SA3. A single-chip audio chip that integrates the OPL3 and its DAC, CODEC and MPU-401 MIDI interface and 3D enhanced controller.
YMF724 Often referred to as DS-1. An audio controller for the PCI bus, the YMF724 also integrates support for legacy audio including FM synthesizer, Sound Blaster Pro and MPU-401 UART mode by using Distributed DMA protocols as well as serialized IRQ compatibility. YMF724 also supports General MIDI including Yamaha's XG as well as DirectSound/DirectMusic.
YMF740-C Similar to YMF724, but added 4-channel output over the previous 2.