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Nx586

A family of Pentium-class CPUs from NexGen, Inc. The line was dropped after AMD acquired NexGen. See AMD.
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The Nx586 processor/PCI motherboard solution is an excellent match to the new Windows 95 operating system," said Dana Krelle, NexGen's vice president of sales and marketing.
These new members of the Nx586 family are based on the patented RISC86(R) microarchitecture pioneered in the Nx586 product line.
The floating point unit of the Nx586 processor family, called the Nx586-Pf100, offers excellent performance, with the very common add, subtract, and multiply operations all being executed in two clock cycles versus three clock cycles on the Pentium processor.
NOTE: Nx586 is a registered trademark of NexGen, Inc.
The Nx586 processor/PCI motherboard solution is an excellent match to the new Windows 95 operating system," stated Dana Krelle, NexGen's Vice President of Sales and Marketing.
Like the Nx586 processor, the Nx686 processor has an integrated L2 cache controller with a private bus to off-chip SRAMs, allowing the L2 cache memory to operate at the same speed as the Nx686 processor.
The Nx586 processor, which entered volume production in September at four performance levels, is the only fifth-generation Pentium processor alternative currently in production and shipping.
The Company commenced shipments of its Nx586 processors in September 1994.
Compaq's stamp of approval assures the marketplace that the Nx586 processor can help deliver powerful products with superior value to important growing market segments as an alternative to the Pentium," he concluded.
Using ICS's patented Phase Lock Loop technology, the generated processor clocks have less than +/-200 ps (pico seconds) of cycle-to-cycle jitter meeting the stringent timing requirement of the Nx586 processor.