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What Happened To Cyrix Processors Nostalgia Nerd

Intel vs AMD? Forget it. The processor wars of the 90s are almost as legendary as Sega vs. Nintendo or Amiga vs. Atari. While Intel was improving the 386 and ...

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My (possibly) odd memories of the amazeballs Cyrix 5x86 and Cyrix 6x86 Processors. The best god damn processors you could buy (if you were on a budget as ...

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With the Pentium II, Intel designed a CPU and cache which remained closely integrated, but were mounted on a printed circuit board, called a Single-Edged ...

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PCs in the late 90s would most likely have been blessed with the terms MMX Processors. Pentium MMX, Pentium II MMX. For in 1997, Intel's MMX technology ...

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Mystery eBay boxes. They're a thing. Well how about a mystery eBay beige PC BOX? Now, that's what I'm talking about. This is a 1990s IBM PC Compatible, ...

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Think back, way back. Remember when Intel was using processor numbers like 80806, 80286, or when shortened; 386 and 486? These were the emerging ...

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These days AMD is synonymous with 3D; after all they make graphics cards & the chipsets which power them, but back in the 90s, their main focus was CPUs, ...

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The Dragon 32 is an 8 bit computer made by Dragon Data Ltd in 1982. It was poised to compete with the Sinclair Spectrum and Commodore 64 computers in the ...

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What goes up, must come down... Welcome to the story of the Commodore Amiga. This is part 1 of a 2 part documentary exploring the history and story of the ...

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You might think that all the strange i5xxx and i7xxx processor names are a recent thing, but even back in the 80s and 90s, we had obscure naming for our central ...

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The first Pentium processors released by Intel way back in 1993 were 60Mhz and 66Mhz variants. But why release 2 processors with such a tiny difference in ...

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Well, ok, not EVERYONE is angry, but most are, and I think it's down to the principle of the matter more than anything else. So, Sony have recently launched their ...

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Think of this video as almost a Pentium vs. 486 reference.The Pentium processor seemed like a huge leap in performance over it's predecessor... the 486, just ...

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The Sega 32X, also known as the Genesis 32X, Mega Drive 32X and Super 32X is a plugin device for the Sega Mega Drive / Sega Genesis, which propelled the ...

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The Acorn Electron. The BBC Micro for the home; or at least, that's what it was intended to be. Released in 1983, it had a troublesome start with various ...

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Auctions are dangerous. But sometimes, you can find a lot which is not only a good price, but holds items of incredible retro rareness. These two are definitely up ...

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What Happens if you put My Computer in the Recycle bin? It's a question which has been answered in the Big Play Films short at ...

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Although this video involves many companies such as Sinclair Radionics, Sinclair Instrument Ltd, Thandar Ltd and Cambridge Processor Unit, it boils down to ...

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that's according to CNet at least, who put it in their top 10 greatest defunct Web sites and dotcom disasters all time. That's not how I arrived here though; I actually ...

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As we enter a season of DOS games, we find ourselves with Rise of the Triad. One of my favourite MS-DOS games, developed and distributed by Apogee in ...

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