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  The Intel 8080
The 8080 was created by the Intel with Federico Faggin as the lead designer (his last chip before he left and started Zilog).
The 8080 was released in March of 1974.
The 8080 family is also referred to as the MCS-80.
www.antiquetech.com /chips/8080.htm   (251 words)

 Intel 8080
The Intel 8080 was an early CPU designed and manufactured by Intel.
The Intel 8080 successor to the Intel 8008 (with which it was Assembly language source compatible[?]).
The 8080 (permitted by its large 40 pin DIP packaging) had a 16-bit address bus[?] and an 8-bit data bus.
www.ebroadcast.com.au /lookup/encyclopedia/80/8080.html   (178 words)

 History of CPU
The 8080 was the successor to the 8008 in April 1972.
Intel updated the design with the 8085 in1976, which added two instructions to enable/disable three added interrupt pins and the serial I/O pins, and simplified hardware by only using +5V power, and adding clock generator and bus controller circuits on-chip.The 8080 was the successor to the 8008 in April 1972.
Intel updated the design with the 8085 in1976, which added two instructions to enable/disable three added interrupt pins and the serial I/O pins, and simplified hardware by only using +5V power, and adding clock generator and bus controller circuits on-chip.
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 EPA-Intel   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
Intel is considered by many, including environmental advocacy organizations such as Don't Waste Arizona, to be open, honest and disclosive with the community.
Intel was forthright in discussing openly with the Project XL Stakeholder Team and others in the community the results of scrubber testing conducted at another Intel facility.
Intel is committing in this XL agreement to limit the emissions of two factories to minor source limits, despite the fact that the next generations of technology will be more complex.
www.epa.gov /projctxl/intel/092396.htm   (1158 words)

 A Brief History of Microprocessors
The Intel 8080 used a register based architecture with registers AX, BX, CX, DX, and HL, all 16 bit but capable of being used as 8 bit register pairs so that the AX register could be used as two separate registers AH and AL.
In the case of the Intel range of microprocessors, the 8080 evolved into the 8085 (also 8 bit like the 8080), then the third generation 16 bit 8086 microprocessor which, in its 8088 pseudo 16 bit form, was used in the first IBM PCs.
Intel have gone on to develop a range of other microcontrollers that are more complex than the basic original devices (see http://developer.intel.com for more details).
mic.unn.ac.uk /miclearning/modules/micros/ch1/micro01hist.html   (796 words)

 Intel 8086   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
The Intel 8088 was a version with an eight-bit external data bus.
The Intel 8086 was based on the design of the Intel 8080 and Intel 8085 (it was source compatible with the 8080) with a similar register set, but was expanded to 16 bits.
Intel bubble memory was on the market for a while, but faded away as better and cheaper memory technologies arrived.
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 Intel 8008
The Intel 8008 was an early CPU designed and manufactured by Intel, introduced in April, 1972.
While a little slower (in terms of MIPs) than the 4-bit Intel 4004 and Intel 4040, the fact that it processed data 8-bits at a time and could access significantly more RAM actually gave it 3 to 4 times the true processing power of the 4-bit chips.
A few early computer designs were based on it, but most would use the later and greatly improved Intel 8080 instead.
www.ebroadcast.com.au /lookup/encyclopedia/in/Intel_8008.html   (170 words)

 Intel Corporation - Computing Knowledgebase - A Wikia wiki   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
In 2000, Intel shifted processor technologies to Netburst, and the Pentium 4 Range was born, along with the SSE2 instruction set.
Intel later made the SSE3 Instruction set addition to the prescott core in 2004, and in early 2005, adding support for EM64T and the NX Bit to the Pentium 4.
Intel, by 2001, were in a pact with Hewlett Packard to create a high-performance 64-Bit chip for use in the Server Market, creating the IA-64 Instruction set.
pc.wikia.com /wiki/Intel   (538 words)

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Intel 8086 and 8088 ------------------- The Intel 8086 was released on June 6, 1978.
Intel 80486 ----------- The 486 processor was roughly twice as fast as a 386 running at the same clock speed.
Intel did offer an upgrade from the 486SX to the 486DX by installing the OverDrive processor to restore the missing circuits, but at the cost of reduced proximity to the main CPU circuitry.
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 Great Microprocessors of the Past and Present (V 13.4.0)
Texas Instruments followed the Intel 4004/4040 closely with the 4-bit TMS 1000, which was the first microprocessor to include enough RAM, and space for a program ROM, and I/O support on a single chip to allow it to operate without multiple external support chips, making it the first microcontroller.
The 8080 was the successor to the 8008 (April 1972, intended as a terminal controller, and similar to the 4040).
Intel updated the design with the 8085 (1976), which added two instructions to enable/disable three added interrupt pins (and the serial I/O pins), and simplified hardware by only using +5V power, and adding clock generator and bus controller circuits on-chip.
www.cpushack.net /CPU/cpu1.html   (3452 words)

 Intel Museum - Microprocessor Hall of Fame
Intel's first microprocessor, the 4004, ran at 108 kilohertz (108,000 hertz), compared to the Intel® Pentium®; 4 processor's initial speed of 1.5 gigahertz (1.5 billion hertz).
Intel Xeon processor-based workstations are expected to achieve performance increases between 30 and 90 percent over systems featuring Intel® Pentium®; III Xeon®; processors depending on applications and configurations.
The Intel® Pentium®; M processor, the Intel® 855 chipset family, and the Intel® PRO/Wireless 2100 network connection are the three components of Intel® Centrino® processor technology.
www.intel.com /museum/online/hist_micro/hof/index.htm   (1181 words)

 Intel 8080a CPU
The 8080 was the successor to the 8008.
The 8080 had a 16 bit address bus and an 8 bit data bus.
It Intel updated the design with the 8085, which added two instructions for interrupts, and only required a +5V power supply.
www.thocp.net /hardware/intel_8080a.htm   (104 words)

 Intel 8080 family
Intel 8080 microprocessor is a successor to the Intel 8008 CPU.
The work on 8080 microprocessor was started at the end of 1972, and the CPU was released in April of 1974.
Maximum memory size on the Intel 8080 was increased from 16 KB to 64 KB.
www.cpu-world.com /CPUs/8080   (268 words)

 An Overview of Micros   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
Intel introduced an improved version of the 8080, the 8085 microprocessor.
Intel released the 80186 microprocessor was similar to that of the 16-bit 8086, but with significant improvements in hardware design and integration.
Intel released the 80386 microprocessor in 1985, a 32-bit unit.
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 Intel Facts
It was based on Intel's 8080 microprocessor, had 256 bytes of basic memory, and was programmed by flipping toggle switches on its front panel.
A quote from the Popular Electronics article about why Intel's 8080 chip was chosen for the Altair: "In practice, a lower-performance processor would have been adequate for the majority of the tasks the user might wish to initially define.
The 8080 was introduced in April 1974 at $360.
www.coopsjokes.com /amz/amzintel.htm   (1108 words)

 Intel from FOLDOC   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
The 80186 was an improvement on the Intel 8086 and Intel 8088.
A microprocessor intended to be an improved Intel 8080, as was the Zilog Z80.
Intel invested a record $2.9 billion in capital and RandD in 1993, and expects to increase combined spending on these activities to $3.5 billion in 1994.
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 CPU-World: Microprocessors/CPUs - information and pictures
8088-compatible processor with integrated peripherals and 8080 emulation mode.
8086-compatible processor with integrated peripherals and 8080 emulation mode.
Improved version of Intel 8080 processor: new instructions.
www.cpu-world.com /CPUs/CPU.html   (224 words)

 Back end table for the Intel 8080 micro-processor   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
In ’head_em’: the base address, which is the address where the first 8080 instruction will be stored, and the initial value of the stackpointer are set to 0x1000 and 0x8000 respectively.
So the table shows that the preparations in the 8080 back end table to produce faster code (like recognizing special EM-patterns and permitting one byte registers on the fake-stack) was not just for fun, but really improved the generated code significantly.
The difference between the 8080 and z80 on the one hand and the 8086 on the other is very big.
tack.sourceforge.net /doc/i80.html   (4084 words)

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The prototype was based on the Poly-88, which was in 1976 the first Intel 8080 microcomputer with built-in graphics.
With the foregoing system circuitry and circuit connections, the Intel 8080 may be programmed as set forth below to implement the method of the invention.
The Altair was built around the 8080 and its early popularity spawned a cottage industry of small companies that either made machines that would run programs written for the Altair or made attachments that would plug into the various kinds of micro computers.
www.lycos.com /info/intel-8080--miscellaneous.html   (406 words)

 Computer Processor Information (CPU)
INTEL 8080 - Microprocessor introduced in 1974 running at the speed of 2 MHz was used in the world's first PC, the Altair.
INTEL 80286 (Code Name: P2) - Microprocessor introduced by Intel in 1982 which commonly is referred to as the 286 processor.
INTEL PENTIUM II (Code Name: Klamath) - Initially the Pentium II 233MHz was released in 1997 and introduced a new physical architecture which encased a circuit board within a plastic case.
www.xmission.com /~comphope/help/cpu.htm   (1655 words)

 The Z80 Microprocessor
Intel suggested that the calculator should be built around a single-chip generalized computing engine and thus was born the first microprocessor - the 4004.
Intel went on to improve the design and produced the 4040 (an improved 4-bit design) the 8008 (the first 8-bit microprocessor) and then in 1974 the 8080.
At their new company Faggin and Shima designed a microprocessor that was compatible with Intel's 8080 (it ran all 78 instructions of the 8080 in exactly the same way that Intel's chip did) but had many more abilities (an extra 120 instructions, many more registers, simplified connection to hardware).
www.landley.net /history/mirror/cpm/z80.html   (1547 words)

 Techworld.com - OS and Servers Insight - Is AMD the new Intel?
Intel no longer needed or wanted a second source, and AMD was getting a little too creative with its variations on Intel's designs.
Intel was madly grabbing IT unit share, and although AMD wanted a piece of that, there was no way to blunt Intel's advance.
Whereas Intel might tap a third-party fab as a second source, IBM and AMD are working together to the benefit of both partners on cooler, denser, 65nm process technology at IBM's fab.
www.techworld.com /opsys/features/index.cfm?featureid=815   (2318 words)

 Fallout Software - Tutorials - Know the Machine - Essentials
Intel has been producing CPU's since the times I haven't even been born yet which in turn accommodates for over twenty and one years and as not a big of a surprise they have pretty much remained to be the processing god of the computer industry ever since.
The 8080 was an 8-bit processor and worked with 8 bits at a time.
Like Intel's processors, the fabrication techniques used to produce them have also evolved considerably during the 25 years since the first 8086 chips were rolled out.
www.falloutsoftware.com /tutorials/ktm/ktm0.htm   (3420 words)

 The First Microprocessor
The Intel 386 was developed in 1985 and facilitated the transition into the current era of computing.
Intel introduced the 8080, a 2-MHz, 6,000-transistor microprocessor with 16-bit addressing that was eventually to become the heart of the MITS Altair, the first microcomputer.
Intel introduces its 286, the first x86 processor to support general protection and virtual memory.
www.acm.vt.edu /~andrius/work/microproc   (1748 words)

 History of Microprocessors
Intel 4004 was the first microprocessor, which was introduced in 1971.
Intel 8080 microprocessor, which introduced in 1974, was the first microprocessor, which made its way into homes as a home computer named Altair.
This concept was so sucessful that it brought Intel into the ranks of the Fortune 500 and the Fortune magazine named the company as "The Business triumphs of the Seventies".
www.suite101.com /article.cfm/computer_hardware/85458   (400 words)

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