Links: Chip Collectors

All websites are presented in alphabetical order. Links will open in new window
  CPU / chip collectors  
155la3.ru - Museum of electronic rarities (in Russian). Big collection of USSR/Russian integrated circuits and other electronic components. Information in PDF format on many components.  
ABC CPU (in Polish and English). Collection of mostly x86 processors with pictures. Information on x86 microprocessor families. Information about manufacturers. Tradelist. Collection is grouped by manufacturer.
The Antique Chip Collector's Page. Collection of early processors. Descriptions of processor families. History chart of early microprocessors and memory chips. Information about chip manufacturers. Very useful information about different aspects of chip collection. Collection is grouped by CPU Family/Manufacturer.
brainstones.narod.ru. Very large collection of various CPUs, FPUs, microcontrollers and EPROMs. All chips have pictures. The interface is very simplistic, but very efficient. The chips are grouped by type, then by manufacturer, and then by family for some manufacturers.  
Chiefish.Com. Collection of microprocessors, EPROMs, and support chips. Chip pictures. Collection pages are broken into EPROMs, Intel families, AMD families and Other chips.  
Chips Etc. Very small collection of microprocessors. However, the site has huge collection of chip memorabilia, including CPU keychains, paperweights, silicon wafers, education kits, milestone items, and other memorabilia. The collection is grouped by manufacturer.
Chris CPU Collection (in Estonian). Small collection of mostly x86 processors. Processor pictures. Collection is grouped by manufacturer.
Collection of ex-USSR Chips (in Russian). Large collection of USSR microprocessors and microcontrollers with high-resolution pictures. Tradelist. Collection is grouped by family.
CPUBar. Collection of mainly Pentium and Pentium Pro processors with various S-Spec numbers. The site also has pictures of Cyrix CX-83D87 FPUs and NexGen Nx586 CPUs. The collection is grouped by family, and then by frequency.  
CPU-CN.COM (in Chinese and English). The site contains collections of many Chinese collectors. Dedicated "Engineering Samples" page. Tradelist. Resource page. Forum (in Chinese). The collections are grouped by three different ways: collector and then family, family and manufacturer, and manufacturer and family.
CPU Collection. Collection of mostly Intel and AMD microprocessors. Tradelist. Collection is grouped by manufacturer.  
cpucollection.ca. Very big collection of various microprocessors, microcontrollers and bit-slice processors starting from Intel 4004 and up to AMD K6-III and Intel Pentium III. Tradelist. Links. Collection is grouped by family and then by manufacturer.  
www.cpucollection.se. Collection of x86 microprocessors. Separate "Engineering Samples" page. Memorabilia pages. Collection is grouped by manufacturer and then by family.
 
www.cpu-collection.com. Collection of microprocessors, microcontrollers and co-processors and EPROMs. Tradelist. Links. Collection is grouped by chip function, manufacturer and then by family.
 
CPU Collection. Collection of various microprocessors and co-processors. Descriptions of processor families and individual processors. Information about package and socket types. Tradelist. Links. Collection can be grouped by manufacturer or family. Forum (shared with www.cpu-museum.de).
cpufpu.ic.cz (in Czech). Collection of various processors and co-processors. Microprocessor information and pictures. Links. Collection is grouped by manufacturer and then by family.  
CPU-Galaxy. Collection of mostly Intel chips starting from Intel 4004 to Pentium 4/Xeon/Itanium. Descriptions of processor families. Articles related to CPU collecting. Tradelist. Links. Guestbook. Collection is grouped by manufacturer and then by family.
CPU-Info. Collection of chips starting from Intel 8080 up to Xeon and Athlon/Duron. Descriptions of processor families. CPU articles. Picture gallery (partially incomplete). Download section. Links. Collection is grouped by family.
CPUMine (in Chinese). Collection of various microprocessors, including many rare engineering samples. Collection is grouped by manufacturer.
CPU-Museo.it (CPU & FPU). Collection of various microprocessors, co-processors and CPU-boards. Detailed pictures of boxed processors. Tradelist.
CPU Museum. Collection of various microprocessors starting from Intel 4004 and up to Pentium IV/K6-III. Processor pictures. Tradelist. Links. Collection is grouped by manufacturer and by family.
CPU-Museum (.de). Collection of processors starting from 8088 to Pentium/Pentium II. Short processor descriptions. Forum. Collection is grouped by Manufacturer.
CPU Museum (.net) (in German and English). Collection of Intel processors starting from 4004 to Pentium Pro. Tradelist.
CPU-Museum (.pl, in Polish). Collection of mostly x86 microprocessors starting from 8088 up to Athlon/Pentium II CPUs. Microprocessor pictures. Download section with system utilities. Forum (in Polish). Collection is grouped by manufacturer and then by family.
CPU-Oldies.de (in German). Collection of x86 processors from 80486 to Pentium III and Athlon XP. The site is not complete, and as of December 2012 listed only AMD and Intel CPUs. Most processors have pictures taken from both sides. The collection is grouped by manufacturer, and sorted by family and part number.
CPU pages (in Czech). Broad collection of processors starting from 8080 to Pentium IV/Athlon XP. Processor descriptions and pictures. Downloadable computer wallpaper images. Posters for sale. Gallery of sockets and microprocessor dies. Tradelist. Links. Collection is grouped by manufacturer and then by family.
CPU-Sammlung. Big collection of various microprocessors and co-processors. Gallery of favorite chips. Links. Tradelist. Collection is grouped by manufacturer.
CPU-Sammlung (The Calamari page). Big collection of microprocessors and co-processors. Microprocessor pictures. Links. Collection is grouped by manufacturer and then by family.
CPU Shack. Very big (1700+) collection of processors starting from Intel 4004 up to AMD Athlon. Big collection of windowed EPROMs. Pictures of all processors. Processor specifications.
CPU-Ukraine. Collection of mostly USSR/Russian microprocessors and microcontrollers. Information on USSR chips. Tradelist. Links.
CPU-Welt. Collection of various microprocessors and co-processors. Separate page with EPROM chips. Collection is grouped by family.
CPU Zone. Collection of Intel 4004 - Pentium II processors, early Intel memory as well as a few non-Intel old processor families (Z80, 6502, etc). Intel collection includes very rare processors and memory chips. Tradelist. Collection is grouped by manufacturer and then by family.
Deuttai (CPU museum) (in French). Collection of various microprocessors and co-processors. Processor pictures. Links to collector sites. Collection is grouped by manufacture and then by family.
DriveHard (in English and Ukranian). Collection of various CPUs with pictures and brief specifications. Sound cards and Retro PC sections will be coming in the future. Links. The collection is grouped by manufacturer and then by family.
Edgar Elsen (in German). Short history of computers and processors. Processor Bugs. Download section. Links to collector sites. Links to manufacturers. List of collection. Picture gallery is now online.
ENCI virtual museum and tech musings. Collection of Pentium and Pentium Pro processors with different S-Spec numbers. Parts of the website (80486, some Pentiums and Nixie Tube collection) are not complete yet. The collection is broken down by family.
Exian's CPU Museum (in Hungarian). Collection of x86 processors. Processor pictures. Forum (in Hungarian). Collection is grouped by manufacturer and then by family.
Engineering Sample. Collection of engineering, qualification and mechanical samples of microprocessors, and not only microprocessors. Microprocessor pictures. Collection is grouped by manufacturer.
Gecko's CPU library. Collection of various processors. Information about microprocessor families, packages and sockets. Links. Collection is grouped by manufacturer and then by family.
Goldtraces.com. Collection of gold (ceramic/gold) processors and other chips with pictures. Tradelist. Collection is grouped by processor family.
IC Collection (in Japanese). Diverse collection of microprocessors and microcontrollers with information (in Japanese only).  
Intel CPU Museum (in Chinese). Collection of Intel microprocessors starting from 4004 to Pentium IV. CPU pictures. Tradelist and wantlist (English and Chinese versions). Collection is grouped by family.
Itofamily IC Collection (in Japanese). Collection of microprocessors and microcontrollers.  
Meine CPU - Sammlung (in German). Collection of Intel x86 microprocessors, ranging from 4004 and up to Pentium 4 / Celeron. Specifications of processor families. List of processors in collection. The collection is grouped by market (desktop, mobile or server), and then by family.  
OldCPU.cz (in English and Czech). Collection of various microprocessors and co-processors starting from Motorola 68020 / Intel 80386 to the latest processors. CPU pictures and short descriptions. Tradelist. Links. Collection is grouped by manufacturer and then by family.
openlab.jp/kitaro/ (in Japanese). Collection of personal computers and microprocessors. Collection is grouped by manufacturer.
PC-Atrium.de (in German). Big collection of mostly x86 microprocessors from different manufacturers with pictures and information. Microprocessor packages. Guestbook. Collection is grouped by manufacturer and then by processor family.
www.rarecpus.com. Collection of engineering samples and other rare microprocessors. Collection is grouped by manufacturer.
Silicon splashes (approximate translation, in Russian). Large collection of microprocessors and graphics chips. The CPU collection consists mostly of x86 processors, although it includes some non-x86 chips, such as PowerPC, Motorola 680x0, Sparc and Z80. Unfortunately, as of December 2012, the site had only a list of processors without pictures.  
Silirium.ru Online Chips Museum. Collection of various processors. Many USSR/Russian microprocessors. Tradelist. Collection is grouped by manufacturer.
Smith's Chips. Collection of primarily Intel microprocessors and FPUs from Intel 4004 to Pentium, including all possible variations of S-Spec numbers. CPU pictures. Collection is grouped by family.  
Soviet CPU collection (in Russian). Large collection of Soviet microprocessors and integrated circuits, including pictures and brief information. Tradelist. Links. The collection is grouped by processor series.  
Syntheticlones Silicon chips. Collection of integrated circuits including microprocessors. Has many nice and odd looking chips. Tradelist.
T-CPU (in Chinese). Collection of mostly x86 microprocessors and co-processors. Small collection of pictures of motherboards, graphics cards and other computer hardware. Articles. Links. The collection is grouped by type (Vintage chips, Modern, boxed, motherboards, etc), and then by family.
Vintchip Chip collection. Collection of vintage integrated circuits, inlcuding many flatpacks. Page with computer rarities.
x86 Guide (in French and English). Big collection of x86 processors with pictures and chip information. Collection is grouped by manufacturer and then by family.
www.yjfy.com (in Chinese). Collection of old computer hardware, including microprocessors. Forum. Colection is grouped by hardware type and manufacturer. This information may be incorrect as I don't understand Chinese.
 
  Pages dedicated to collections of chips/microprocessors  
CPU collection. Collection of x86 microprocessors. Tradelist.  
Personal Processor Collection. Collection of mostly x86 microprocessors. Each family is represented by one processor.  
 
  Computer and CPU-related collections  
AMD K6, K6-2 and K6-III CPU resource. Information about older AMD processors, mostly K6 and K6-2 era. History of processors and specifications. Information of K6-related hardware (motherboards, coolers), and older software.  
ChipDB.org. Collection of microprocessor and co-processor pictures. All pictures on the site are donated by chip collectors.
ChipScapes. Chip die pictures and chip pictures as a form of art. Gallery of artworks.
Computer Closet Home page. Big collection of old computers and home video games.  
IC Die Photography. Die pictures of integrated curcuits.
Molecular Expressions Chip Shots. CPU die pictures of many different processor families starting from 4004 up to Athlon.  
Old Computers. Very impressive collection of old computers. Forum. Links.  
Online Museum of old CPU Coolers (In German). Collection of old CPU coolers for 80486 and Pentium class processors. Links.  
The Old Calculator Web Museum. Big collection of vintage calculators with many pictures and detailed descriptions. Calculator advertisement pictures. Articles. Links.
Utinensis Museum of Microprocessor Revolution (In Italian). Large collection of computer boards and microprocessors. The website is dedicated to history of microcomputers, and presents many pictures and descriptions of pre- and post-CPU integrated circuits and computer boards.

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