Silicon, Circuits, and the Digital Revolution

History of the Microprocessor

Examine poster of Intel's 386 microprocessor.)

Group Exercise: Find the transistor count for more recent (and planned) offerings by Intel.

Online Resources
      sandpile.org, the world's leading source for pure technical I!-32 processor information
      How Microprocessors Work from How Stuff Works


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Last updated April 20, 2000 (revised May 11, 2004).
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