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The MediaGX platform does not provide for external Level-2 cache memory, typical for motherboard designs of the period.

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In Augustwhile the litigation was still in progress, Cyrix merged with National Semiconductor who also already held an Intel cross-license. The 61 Knights of the Cjrix Xeon Phi. Here you will get a chance to learn WHERE many of the chips in the museum come from and what they are.


Expected ship time may vary and is based on seller’s order cut-off gs. Archived from the original on The strange part about it I never had any heating issues with mine. The game in question causing most problems for performance was id Software ‘s Quake.

Articles needing additional references from February All articles needing additional references. Cyrix designed and sold their own chips, but contracted the actual semiconductor manufacturing to an outside foundry.

Delivery times may vary, medoa during peak periods. Arguably this made the comparison unfair, even though it was directly invited by Cyrix’s own marketing. In JuneAMD unveiled the world’s lowest-power xcompatible processor that consumes only 0. Cyrix was free to have their products manufactured by any manufacturer that had a cross license with Intel, which included SGS Thomson, IBM and others.

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There was also a problem which made the 6×86 incompatible with the then-popular Sound Blaster AWE64 sound card. I was able to run all but 3 tests at MHz as well, but MHhz was out of the question. Email to friends Share on Facebook – opens in a new window or tab Share on Twitter – opens in a new window or tab Share on Pinterest – opens in a new window or tab Add to watch list.

Unlike previous 3D games, Quake used mexia pipelined Pentium FPU to do perspective correction calculations in the background while texture mappingeffectively doing two tasks at once.

When Via bought Cyrix, they hadand we had 60, and we were turning out more product. In my daily hunt for new processors, and other chips for the museum, as well as information about new chips, I constantly come across interesting chips, in strange locations.


Estimated on or before Mon. Item specifics Seller Notes: Select a valid country. This made the processor appear much slower than its actual rated speed. Because the 6×86 was more efficient on an instructions-per-cycle basis than Intel’s Pentium, and because Cyrix sometimes used a faster bus speed than either Intel or AMD, Cyrix and competitor AMD co-developed the controversial PR system in an effort to compare its products more favorably with Intel’s.

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Cyrix’s designs were the result of meticulous in-house reverse engineering and often made significant advances in the technology while still being socket compatible with Intel’s products. Learn More – gz in a new window or tab Any international shipping and import charges are paid in part to Pitney Bowes Inc.

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