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Intel 8088

(processor)
An Intel 8086 with 16-bit registers and an 8-bit data bus.

The 8088 was the processor used in the original IBM PC.
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12, 1981, IBM introduced a personal computer powered by the Intel 8088 microprocessor and Microsoft(R) PC DOS 1.
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