"Occasionally we see questions in the PC911 Forum on how to identify a
mainboard installed in a PC. Many users simply don't know the make and model
of the motherboard their systems are built around. Does this really matter?
No ... not unless something goes wrong and you need that info for repair, or
you decide to perform some DIY system upgrade and need specific info about
the board. Our latest article here at PC911 shows you a number of tricks
that will help you identify even the most obscure motherboard."
FULL STORY @ PCNINEONEONE (http://www.PCNineOneOne.com/howto/moboid1.html)