[vcf-midatlantic] Oh noes, wikipedia might be wrong :-0
mcguire at neurotica.com
Tue Feb 11 19:00:38 EST 2020
On 2/11/20 6:58 PM, Jeffrey Jonas via vcf-midatlantic wrote:
> I was looking up the "first" 32 bit CPU chip.
> Ummm, 1980 is before 1982
> The Hewlett-Packard FOCUS microprocessor, launched in 1982,
> was the first commercial, single chip,
> fully 32-bit microprocessor available on the market.
> [I guess "fully 32 bit" is the key phrase: 32 bit external interface?]
> The original MC68000 was fabricated using an HMOS process with a 3.5
> um feature size.
> Formally introduced in September 1979,
> initial samples were released in February 1980,
> with production chips available over the counter in November.
Sooooooooo....did you make a correction?
Dave McGuire, AK4HZ
New Kensington, PA
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