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For PCs, CPUs come in sizes of increasing power: 80286, 80386, 80486, and 80586 (Pentium).
1 is an 80286 processor, two megabytes (MB) of random access memory (RAM) and at least 10 MB of disk space for the Windows operating system.
AMD had cross-licensed some of its manufacturing patents with Intel, and when computer designs, such as those using the 80286 and 80386 processors, required separate "math chips" or "floating point processors AMD was a prime provider of these add-on chips.
Based on a 80286 PC for all the non real-time CNC functions like display, program entry, editing, and communications, a second processor was connected by high-speed serial link for all real-time motion control requirements.
Computer manufacturers produced machines with 80386 chips using a 80286 motherboard that meant that although the processor worked faster, the machine could only function at the speed and bit path of the motherboard.
When Compaq announced its second generation of portable PCs, the Portable II, with an 8-inch green monochrome screen, a 20 MB hard drive, 1 MB of RAM, and an 80286 Intel processor at about 4 MHz clock speed, I bought it.
You can run this DOS-based program on any IBM personal computer or clone with at least an 80286 Intel chip.
At a minimum, a PC/AT or PS/2 or true compatible with an 80286 or higher processor with 2 megabytes of memory and a hard disk with at least 6 MB of unused space.
286, 386, 486: These are common names for the 80286, 80386, and 80486 families of microprocessor chips made by the Intel Corporation.
The standard mode is designed for 80286 processors and will allow your computer to access the entire 16Mb of extended memory.
I plan one day to go back and replace my 80286 mother-board with an 80486.
e XT, AT, based on Intel 8086, 8088, 80286 or equivalent processors, which are already duty free.