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DX2

A clock-doubled 486 CPU. The internal speed was doubled without changing the chip's external connections. For example, the 486DX2/66 had an internal speed of 66 MHz, while its external bus from the CPU to RAM ran at 33 MHz. See Speed Doubler and iCOMP.

DX2 CPU       Internal    External
     486DX2/66     66 MHz      33 MHz
     486DX2/50     50 MHz      25 MHz
     486DX/50      50 MHz      50 MHz

     DX4 CPU       Internal    External
     486DX4/75     75 MHz      25 MHz
     486DX4/100    100 MHz     33 MHz
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The addition of 486DX2 capability for the IT product line both answers the need for power and further underscores EPSON's commitment to provide migration and upgrade paths for retailers.
This hybrid CD-ROM will require Windows 95, 486DX2 66Mhz or higher, 16MB RAM, 37MB hard disk space, double speed CD-ROM drive or faster, SVGA monitor supporting thousands of colors, Windows compatible sound device.
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In addition, this verification underscores that our 486DX2 CPU has the power to deliver the full potential of Windows 95, and at an affordable price tag of only $60.
For Windows, the software requires Windows 95, a 66Mhz 486DX2 or faster processor, 16MB RAM, 37MB hard disk space 2X CD-ROM drive or faster, SVGA monitor supporting thousands of colors and a Windows-compatible sound device.
SimPark will run on 486DX2 or higher IBM compatible PCs running Windows 3.
If you are also operating a CD-ROM, you may want to move up to a 486DX2 Intel processor or better.
I expect the difference between the 486DX2 and cheaper computers to narrow down by 10%, mostly due to a decline in the price of the 486.
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Although lesser machines will technically run the software, CPAS would be wise to have at least a 486DX2 66Mhz computer with 16MBs random access memory (RAM) before installing it.