System Components

Processors (CPUs, Processor Adapters, CPU Upgrade Modules...)
Memory (adapters, modules, chips, error handling, presence detect)
Storage (Floppy, Hard Drive, CD-ROM, Tape...)
Video
Sound
Keyboard
   Model M Keyboard
Mouse
Communications (serial, parallel, twinax, terminals)
Joystick Metrics
Cooling Fans

RTC - Real Time Clock
   PS/2 CMOS Batteries (by Bob Eager and Peter Wendt)
   Reworking Dallas RTC Modules (thanks to Peter Wendt)
   MC146818 (Clearing the RTC, HW vs SW clock)

IBM PS/2 System ROM Images (POST & BIOS)

List of IBM ASICs & Gate Arrays
Selected IBM ASICs & Gate Arrays (details)
SynchroStream Controller

128-pin L2 Cache Modules
485Turbocache Modules

Adding a Reset Button (by Major Tom)

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Louis F. Ohland, Peter H. Wendt, David L. Beem, William R. Walsh, Tatsuo Sunagawa, Tomáš Slavotínek, Jim Shorney, Tim N. Clarke, Kevin Bowling, and many others.

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