VT8367-8233 would be the chipset on the motherboard. Although Via does make motherboards, the model prefix will be something other than VT as that is reserved for their chipsets, LAN, video and audio chips. This system information tool is one of the best, System Information for Windows, SIW. Free download is linked on the menu bar on the main page here: http://www.gtopala.com/
Install, run the utility. It should ID your board.
You might also start a thread here: http://forums.viaarena.com/
Last edited by jseidel; September 3rd, 2007 at 10:23 PM.
Cooler Master Elite 430
Asus P8Z68-V PRO/GEN3
Intel Core i5 2500K, 3.30 GHz
ADATA 8 GB DDR3
EVGA GTX 560 1GB PCIe
Sound Blaster Recon3D PCIe
1 TB Seagate Barracuda 7200 RPM
P/S: Corsair GS800
Windows 8 Pro 64 bit
. . . by Digital Storm
Here's what System info for Windows said about my board:
Chipset Vendor VIA Technologies Inc
Chipset Model VT8366/A,VT8367 Apollo KT266/A,KT333 CPU to PCI Bridge
South Bridge VT8233A PCI to ISA Bridge
SMBus VIA Technologies Inc VT8233A PCI to ISA Bridge @5000h
CPU AMD Athlon XP
Cpu Socket Socket A
Processor Upgrade ZIF Socket
System Slots 4 PCI, 1 AGP
Location System board or motherboard
Maximum Capacity 1024 MBytes
Memory Slots 4
Error Correction None
Use System memory
Maximum Memory Module Size 32 MBytes
Warning! Accuracy of DMI data cannot be guaranteed
Thanks for your input guys. I need some more now though.
This system has been apparently restarting all by itself every now and again. It use to do this before. Then the cpu fan went out and the entire machine wouldn't even start. After replacing the cpu fan its up and running again.
However I will leave and come back and half the time the white desktop saying 'active desktop has been disabled' etc is on the monitor. Which indicates to me the machine restarted itself at some point. There are no apps running except Sygate Personal Firewall and perhaps the Opera web browser. Nothing that I am aware of that would cause the machine to restart by itself.
It was suggested to me when systems begin to overheat they will reboot themselves.
When I replaced the cpu fan I had accidently removed the heatsink. So upon replacing the heatsink I cleaned off the old thermal goop and followed the instructions in applying some new thermal goop and did the best I could to apply it evenly.
the new cpu fan and all fans inside the system seem to be running well. I downloaded a cpu monitor called 'sensor view' to keep an eye on cpu temp etc. It's running around 106 - 108 degrees farenheit.
There a fan called the sys fan that the bios and the monitor say isn't running. There are only 3 fans in my tower that I see and all 3 are running. The fan inside the PS. The cpu fan, and the fan attached to the tower that blows the heat out of the tower.