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386SX

386SX

A version of the 386 from Intel that ran at slower speeds than the 386DX, addressed only 16MB of memory (not 4GB) and supported only a 16-bit data bus (not 32). It used less power and dispelled less heat than the 386DX. See 386SL and x86.
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My old 80386SX notebook had become rather useless and of course, it was not Y2K compatible.
System requirements for Grants on Disc are IBM compatible 80386SX PC or higher (486 recommended), DOS 3.
6 cm) VGA color monitor and an 80386SX microcomputer were used to present the stimuli and collect the responses.
Thus, when I purchased a laptop for my office a couple of years ago, I bought an 80386SX system with a 40 MB hard disk drive.
Basic presentations can be created with a minimal hardware configuration consisting of an 80386SX 20MHZ CPU, running MS-DOS 3.
Microcomputer Prices Fourth Second Microchip and Speed Quarter 1993 Quarter 1994 80386SX, 33 megahertz 890 810 80486SX, 33 megahertz 1,550 1,460 80486DX2, 50 megahertz 2,050 1,820 80486DX2, 66 megahertz 2,380 2,040 Pentium, 60 megahertz 5,130 4,530 Pentium, 66 megahertz 6,120 5,250 Source: Computerworld, Nov.
Sixty IBM-compatible workstations are connected to the network; most workstations have 80286 microprocessors, although some have 80386SX or 80386 microprocessors.
The enhanced mode is designed to run on 80386 or 80386SX processors and allows your computer to access up to 4Gb of RAM.
The DV 386 package is specifically for PCs with 80386SX CPUs and up.
The chips currently used in most microcomputers, in order of increasing cost and sophistication, are the 8088, 80286, 80386SX, 80386, and 80486.
The VSP design is based on the 80386SX PC hardware architecture, known as the Industry Standard Architecture (ISA), to provide compatibility with a wide range of plug-in units.