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Encyclopedia > Motorola 68000 family

The Motorola 680x0, 0x0, m68k, or 68k family of CISC microprocessor CPU chips were 32-bit from the start, and were the primary competition for the Intel x86 family of chips.


This family of chips built upon the 68h series of chips, which were their forebears.

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PDA Encyclopedia - Motorola 68000 (1984 words)
The Motorola 68000 is a CISC microprocessor, the first member of a successful family of microprocessors, which were all mostly software compatible.
In the Sega Saturn, the 68000 was used as the sound processor, and in the Atari Jaguar they were used as a main controller for all the other dedicated hardware IC's.
The 68000 was also unable to correctly return from an exception on a failing memory access, a crucial feature to enable true virtual memory.
Motorola 68000 (1727 words)
The Motorola 68000 is a CISC microprocessor, the first member of a successful family of microprocessors, which were all mostly software compatible.
In the Sega Saturn, the 68000 was used as the sound processor, and in the Atari Jaguar they were used as a main controller for all the other dedicated hardware IC's.
The 68000 was also unable to correctly return from an exception on a failing memory access, a crucial feature to enable true virtual memory.
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