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68000 processor

Motorola's 68000 16-bit processor, introduced in 1979, was superior to the competing Intel 8086 processor because of its more advanced architecture


CPU 68020 by Motorola

CPU 68020 by Motorola

The 68000 was the successor to the 6800 and had better memory segmentation and a 32-bit register divided into eight data and address registers

. The 68000 gave rise to a processor series called 680x0 which includes the 68010, 68020, 68030, 68040 and 68060 microprocessors. With the 68000s the virtual memory was introduced, a level 1 cache was integrated, as well as a memory manager (MMU) and the floating point unit (FPU).

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Updated at: 15.02.2012
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