Motorola 68030


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Motorola 68030

(processor)
A 32-bit microprocessor in Motorola's Motorola 68000 family, with on-chip split instruction and data cache of 256 bytes each. The 68030 has an on-chip MMU (except in the 680EC30 version).

The 68881 and the faster 68882 FPU chips could be used with the 68030.

The 68030 was the successor to the Motorola 68020, and was followed by the Motorola 68040.

The 68030 is used in many models of the Apple Macintosh II series of personal computers.
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The Performa 460 series, based on a Motorola 68030 microprocessor running at 33MHz.
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The PowerBook 165 achieves higher performance levels through its use of the Motorola 68030 microprocessor running at 33MHz versus the 25MHz chip used in the PowerBook 160, its predecessor.
With a 25 megahertz Motorola 68030 microprocessor, the Macintosh LC 520 offers the same level of performance as the Macintosh LC III, and comes standard with a minimum of 5MB of RAM and an 80MB internal hard disk drive.
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