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386SX

386SX

A version of the 386 from Intel that ran at slower speeds than the 386DX, addressed only 16MB of memory (not 4GB) and supported only a 16-bit data bus (not 32). It used less power and dispelled less heat than the 386DX. See 386SL and x86.
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Hyperhealth can be used with IBM- compatible PCs, 386SX or higher with Window s 95 or higher, and 4 MB RAM.
Windows 95 and NT can operate on any personal computer as long as it's at least a 386SX.
An IBM or compatible personal computer with a 386SX (or faster) processor
MPC version: MPC 386SX or higher, 4-MB RAM, 1-MB hard disk space, CD-ROM drive, audio board, VGA, 256-color display, DOS 3.
Hardware requirements for OS/2 WARP are a 386SX or higher processor with 4MB of memory (I recommend a 486 and a minimum of 8MB).
System requirements include a multimedia PC, 386SX or higher, with 4MB of available RAM.
If letters, reports, and manuals will occupy most of your PC's storage capacity, buy a DOS-based word processor and run it on a 386SX, 16-to-25 Mhz system that has 2 Mb RAM, an 80-to-120 Mb hard drive, and a monochrome VGA monitor.
However, the rise of firms like Advanced Micro Devices, which rapidly developed the Am386SX chip that mimics Intel's 386SX chip, put tremendous pressure on Intel's rapid product development strategy.
The prevalence of the IBM 386SX client pc, with its noticeable lack of disk drives, is evidence of the flexibility that many MIS directors wanted.
At the heart of the control is a widely available, relatively inexpensive, IBM-compatible 386SX PC clone.
The 386SX laptop computer has a full-size keyboard and a monitoring system that displays the status of internal functions (i.