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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.
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.
Most traditional processors - for example, the Intel 286, 386, and 486 chips - are based on complex instruction-set computing (CISC) technology, which uses a different instruction for every task.