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AMD started in the x86 business as a second-source manufacturer for Intel's chip designs. IBM demanded all suppliers have a second manufacturing source, and Intel had to license another company to secure the IBM PC contract. The Am286 was a result of this contract. Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. ... x86 or 80x86 is the generic name of a microprocessor architecture first developed and manufactured by Intel. ... Intel Corporation (NASDAQ: INTC, HKEx: 4335), founded in 1968 as Integrated Electronics Corporation, is a U.S.-based multinational corporation that is best known for designing and manufacturing microprocessors and specialized integrated circuits. ... International Business Machines Corporation (IBM, or colloquially, Big Blue) NYSE: IBM (incorporated June 15, 1911, in operation since 1888) is headquartered in Armonk, NY, USA. The company manufactures and sells computer hardware, software, infrastructure services and consulting services. ...


Essentially just an 80286, the Am286 was in reality Intel-designed all the way, pin and instruction compatible, based upon Intel's microcode. The chip was later sold by AMD as an embedded processor. An Intel 80286 Microprocessor AMD 80286 with 12 Mhz. ... A microprogram is a program consisting of microcode that controls the different parts of a computers central processing unit (CPU). ... An embedded system is a special-purpose computer system, which is completely encapsulated by the device it controls. ... Intel 80486DX2 microprocessor in a ceramic PGA package A central processing unit (CPU), or sometimes simply processor, is the component in a digital computer that interprets instructions and processes data contained in software. ...



List of AMD microprocessors | AMD | List of AMD CPU slots, sockets

Am2900 | Am29000 | Am286 | Am386 | Am486 | Am5x86 | K5 | K6 | K6-2 | K6-III | Duron | Sempron | Athlon | Athlon 64 | Athlon 64 X2 | Turion 64 | Opteron This article gives is a list of AMD (Advanced Micro Devices) microprocessors (µPs), sorted by generation and release year. ... Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. ... Here is a list of sockets and slots used by AMD central processing units: Am486: Same as Intel. ... AMD logo, claiming fair use This is a copyrighted and/or trademarked logo. ... AMD Am2901 - 4-Bit-Slice ALU Am2900 is a family integrated circuits (ICs) created in 1975 by Advanced Micro Devices (AMD). ... AMD 29000 Microprocessor The AMD 29000, often simply 29k, was a popular family of RISC-based 32-bit microprocessors and microcontrollers from Advanced Micro Devices. ... AMD Am386DX-40 CPU The Am386 central processing unit microprocessor was released by AMD in 1991. ... The Am486 was a 80486-class family of computer processors that were produced by AMD in the 1990s. ... AMD 5x86-P75 The AMD 5x86 processor is an x86-compatible CPU introduced in 1995 by AMD for use in 486-class computer systems. ... AMD 5K86-P90 (SSA/5) Microprocessor The K5 was developed by AMD to compete with Intels Pentium microprocessor range. ... History 1997 saw the arrival of AMDs K6 microprocessor. ... AMD K6-2 Microprocessor The AMD K6-2 architecture. ... K6-III+/450 The image above is proposed for deletion. ... The AMD Duron is an x86-compatible computer processor manufactured by AMD. It was released in the summer of 2000 as a low-cost alternative to AMDs own Athlon processor and the Pentium III and Celeron processor lines from rival Intel. ... Sempron 3000+ Sempron is AMDs newest low-end CPU, replacing the Duron processor and competing against Intels Celeron D processor. ... Athlon is the brand name applied to a series of different x86 processors designed and manufactured by AMD. The original Athlon, or Athlon Classic, was the first seventh-generation x86 processor and, in a first, retained the initial performance lead it had over Intels competing processors for a significant... The Athlon 64 (codenamed ClawHammer, Newcastle, Winchester, Venice, and San Diego) represents AMDs entry into the consumer 64-bit microprocessor market, released on September 23, 2003. ... Athlon 64 X2 Logo Athlon 64 X2 E6 3800+ The Athlon 64 X2 is the first dual-core desktop CPU manufactured by AMD. It is essentially a processor consisting of two Athlon 64 cores joined together on one die with some additional control logic. ... Turion 64 Logo Turion 64 is AMDs 64-bit mobile processor, intended to compete with Intels Pentium M. It is compatible with AMDs Socket 754 and is equipped with 512 or 1024 KB of L2 cache, a 64-bit single channel on-die memory controller, and an... The AMD Opteron is the first eighth-generation x86 processor (K8 core), and the first of AMDs AMD64 (x86-64) processors, released April 22, 2003. ...


 
 

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