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Intel 80286

(processor)
(Or "286", "i286") A microprocessor developed by Intel. THe 80286 processor has a 16-bit data bus and incorporates a memory management unit that allowed a limited amount of multitasking. The 80286 only has a segmented MMU while the later processors add a paged MMU "behind" the segmented one.

The 80286 was the processor in the IBM PC AT personal computer.
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The AT, using the Intel 80286 microprocessor at speeds of 6 to 8 MHz, is about two to three times faster than a PC or XT.
The PC and XT use an 8088 or 8086 microprocessor, while the AT uses the 80286 microprocessor.
This will cost about $800 more than an AT with an 80286 microprocessor, but it will operate three to 10 times faster.