A CDE Definition
A 32-bit RISC-based microprocessor from Intel that included a 64-bit floating point unit (FPU) and 64-bit buses. Introduced in 1988, it had limited use in Unix workstations for 3D graphics applications and also in Intel's iPSC/860 supercomputer. Both the i860 and i960 were replaced with the StrongARM chips acquired from Digital Equipment. See i960.
A 32-bit RISC-based microprocessor from Intel that was used in a variety of devices including laser printers, network switches and RAID controllers. With the first models introduced in 1988, the i960s were widely used throughout the 1990s. Both the i960 and i860 were replaced with the StrongARM chips acquired from Digital Equipment. See StrongARM.
Before/After Your Search Term
|i5/OS||IA-32 Execution Layer|
Terms By Topic
Click any of the following categories for a list of fundamental terms.