Smart-EDU Hub Museum

A collection of significant hardware components that once were at top performance.

The middle ranks (4 & 3) are hosting the 'Computing' section.

 

No.  Exhibit picture    Exhibit    Details
1     Video card - NVIDIA Quadro  

The Quadro FX 5600 was an enthusiast-class professional graphics card by NVIDIA.

The G80 graphics processor is a large chip with a die area of 484 mm² and 681 million transistors.  NVIDIA has paired 1,536 MB GDDR3 memory with the Quadro FX 5600. The GPU is operating at a frequency of 600 MHz, memory is running at 800 MHz.

Year: 2007

Price: 2999 USD

2     Macintosh PowerBook 180  

The PowerBook 180 is a portable computer released by Apple Computer. At the time, it constituted the new top-of-the-range model.

Its CPU was a 33 MHz Motorola 68030. The PowerBook 180 came with a 9.5 in (240 mm) (diagonal) active matrix LCD screen capable of displaying 4-bit grayscale at a resolution of 640×400, and a trackball was mounted beneath the keyboard. A 1.44 MB floppy disk drive and 80 MB 2.5-inch hard drive were also standard.

Year: 1992

Price: 3870 USD (equivalent to 7473 USD in 2021)

3     Microsoft Web cam  

Microsoft LifeCam VX-3000

Connectivity Technology: USB
Special Feature: Low Light
Video Capture Resolution: 640 x 480

Year: 2006

4     Processor Intel Pentium III   

Central Processing Unit (CPU), 450 MHz, 512 KB cache. The vast majority of CPUs are placed on the Motherboard in what are called sockets... this model is on slot (1).

Year: 1999

Price: 496 USD

5     Motherboard Intel equipped with (see below with *)    
6*     * CPU    
7*     * RAM cards    
8*     * Video card    
9*     * Sound card    
10*     * Tuner TV    
11     Mouse  

A relatively ancient (at this point) ball equipped mouse.

Few mouse balls are floating around for you to see.

12     CPUs  

Different models and sizes of socket CPUs.

 

13     RAM cards   Different models and sizes of RAM memory cards are displayed (both for laptops and PCs). Some have a capacity of only 1 MB while others of 1 GB showing the very fast development of techonlogy.