Intel's Past & Present

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| Sep 21, 2006 at 8:22 pm CDT

Our friends at FastSilicon have just published a very interesting article which reflects upon Intel's history since the Intel 4004 and goes into some of the missteps surrounding their foray into the NetBurst architecture. A must read for anyone that uses technology, period.



In 1971 a new company founded only 3 years beforehand by two maverick engineers who departed Fairchild Semiconductor introduced the worlds first "microprocessor", the Intel 4004 Originally developed as a "brainchild" solution for a Japanese calculator manufacturer that went bankrupt before ever using the CPU, it became the foundation for the revolution that followed


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