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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

DX

(1) See DirectX and digital transformation.

(2) Designations for Intel 386 and 486 chips. The 386DX was a 386 with a 32-bit data path in contrast to the 386SX, which used a 16-bit data path. The 486DX was a 486 with a math coprocessor in contrast to the 486SX, which had no coprocessor. See DX2 and DX4.
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