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22/04/1991 Intel Releases 486SX Chip


486 133mhz vs Pentium 60, DX4 100 and DX2 66 Benchmarks

It was slower than original 486 chip called DX. It lacked the floating-point unit, which performed high-speed arithmetic, used for example in video games. It was, however, cheaper. Intel hoped to make the personal computer industry to migrate toward the more powerful 486. It was a first low-cost processor in history.
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