Intel 486 microprocessor, 1989-2003

Made:
1989-2003 in Unknown place
maker:
Intel Corporation

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Intel 486 microprocessor, made by the Intel Corporation, 1989-2003.

The Intel 486 was the first microchip to contain more than one million transistors. The 486 was manufactured between 1989 and 2007, demonstrating its popularity in an otherwise fast moving market.

Details

Category:
Computing & Data Processing
Object Number:
2014-63
Materials:
composites, gold (metal), metal (unknown) and plastic (unidentified)
type:
microprocessor
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment