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Media GX

An earlier CPU from Cyrix that included sound, display, memory control and PCI bus circuits on the same chip.
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However, industry opinion is that the company is developing a chip that will mirror the original Cyrix strategy behind the original MediaGX - an all-in-one main pro for very low-end PCs.
Cyrix first broke the $1,000 barrier with its MediaGX microprocessor in 1997.
The fall's Presario desktop lineup includes the sub-$1,000 2200 Series powered by Cyrix's 180MHz MediaGX processor, its answer to Intel's MMX chip; the $999 to $1,899 mid-range 4500 series, using 200MHz Pentium, 200MHz MMX and 233MHz MMX Pentium processors, and the $1,899 to $2,899 high-end 4800 series, using 200MHz MMX to 233MHx Pentium II processors.
The new kits are available for the National Semiconductor MediaGX, Intel(R) SA1100 Brutus, and Hitachi SuperH CardEngine development platforms.
The completion of the deal is good news for NatSemi which has got rid of the loss-making x86 PC processor division while keeping the MediaGX team, which worked on NatSemi's new Geode "PC-on-a- chip".
Powered by a MediaGX processor and the Windows CE operating system, the Visara delivers outstanding performance and supports Citrix Systems, Inc.
C-Port's three co-founders are chief executive officer Laurence Walker, who previously headed up Digital Equipment Corp's Alpha chip development efforts, chief technical officer Dave Husak, one of the prime achitects behind 3Com Corp's Synernetics CoreBuilder switches, and vice president Tom Brightman, who founded Cyrix Corp and led the development of the MediaGX processor.
The announcement follows the debut of WebSurfer Pro, whose reference design features a Cyrix MediaGX 180MHz processor.
The Philips boxes will use the MediaGX processors from National Semiconductor Corp's Cyrix unit - one of the few parts of Cyrix that NatSemi has retained.
Cyrix is a registered trademark and MediaGX is a trademark of Cyrix Corporation.
Motorola's STD 7876 bus technology shows a very strong commitment to our MediaGX processor," said Mike Polacek, vice president of National Semiconductor's Information Appliance division.
National Semiconductor will supply Acer with its MediaGX and subsequent generation microprocessors for the XC series.