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How to Identify Your Intel® Desktop Board


Last Reviewed: 06-Sep-2017
Article ID: 000005663

You can identify your Intel® Desktop Board by using any of these methods:

 

Visual inspection

Box labels
Box labels provide the following product information:

  • Board model
  • AA number (this is the stocking ID/part number needed for warranty requests)
  • Serial number

Example box label:
Example box label

Board labels
You can find several small labels on your Intel Desktop Board. They can vary in their location, but are consistent in format. Board labels provide the following product information:

  • Board model
  • AA number (this is the stocking ID/part number needed for warranty requests)
  • Serial number

Example board label showing board model:
Example board label showing board model

Example board label showing serial number and AA number:
Example board label showing serial number and AA number

Using BIOS setup
You can use BIOS Setup to identify the board if your computer is assembled and working properly. No need to open the chassis to visually inspect it.

System identification information screen
The system identification information screen in BIOS Setup provides the following product information:

  • Board model
  • AA number (this is the stocking ID/part number needed for warranty requests)
  • Serial number

To enter BIOS Setup:

  1. Press F2 during boot.
  2. Select Product Identification Information on the Main menu. 
  3. Exit BIOS Setup by pressing F10.

Example system identification information screen in BIOS Setup:
Example system identification information screen in BIOS Setup

BIOS ID string
You can use the board's BIOS ID string to identify the board. It's found on the main menu in BIOS Setup.

Intel and other computer manufacturer support
We market desktop boards into the retail channel and to various computer manufacturers. Your computer manufacturer can customize desktop boards to enable or alter features, or provide operation on your computer.

For this reason, we don't offer technical or warranty support for a board distributed by a computer manufacturers. Contact your computer manufacturer directly or the place where you purchased your system for support. Your computer manufacturer or the place of purchase is most familiar with your configuration and its integration of both hardware and software.

This article applies to:

Discontinued Products

Intel® Desktop Board DQ33HS
Intel® Desktop Board D945GZCC2
Intel® Desktop Board CA810E
Intel® Desktop Board DQ963GS
Intel® Desktop Board D845PECE
Intel® Desktop Board D815EFV