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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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I have been building PC from parts since I was 12 and have had every generation of PC from Intel 286 to current Skylake CPU-based computers.
Las PC corrian sobre procesadores Intel 286 y 386, las unidades de almacenamiento portatil eran los floppies, los discos duros se median en "KB" no en "megas" o "gigabytes", como ahora, y la competencia Mac era mas fuerte de lo que ahora es en el terreno de las PC, con una interfaz evidentemente mas agradable, pero tendiente a ser dominada por Windows por su uso masivo.
For example, the microprocessors used throughout the aircraft for such tasks as flight management control, displays and controls are versions of the Intel 286 with 512 kb of RAM.
In that role, he led the introduction of the microprocessors that have defined computing in the last two decades: the Intel 286, 386, 486, and Pentium Processor.
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At Intel, House was responsible for leading the development of the Intel 286, 386, 486, and Pentium Processors and established Intel's microprocessors as the worldwide standard for personal computing with his design win at IBM.