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A microprocessor is an electronic computer that is made from many transistors on one or more semiconductor integrated circuits.

The microprocessor was invented by Marcian Ted Hoff[?] in 1971 when he was working for the Intel company.

See also:

  1. Intel 8080, 8085, Zilog Z80
  2. 8086, 8088, 80186, 80286, 80386, 80486, x86
  3. K5[?], K6, K6-2[?], Duron, Athlon, Opteron
  4. Pentium, Pentium Pro, Celeron, Pentium II, Pentium III, Pentium 4
  5. Itanium
  6. Motorola 6800, Motorola 6809, MOS Technologies 650x
  7. 68000 family, 88000, ColdFire[?]
  8. 320xx microprocessor
  9. Transputer
  10. PowerPC family - G4
  11. PA-RISC family
  12. ARM family, StrongARM
  13. DEC Alpha
  14. MIPS architecture
  15. Atmel AVR architecture
  16. OpenCores[?] OpenRISC[?] architecture
  17. CDP1802


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