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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 is the only fifth-generation alternative to the Pentium processor currently in production.
Due to this complicated licensing agreement, all computers using the Nx586 must have a motherboard specifically designed for the NexGen chip.
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.
developer of the Nx586 processor family, RISC86 microarchitecture, and a leader in x86 processor technologies, has named Vinod Dham, 44, to the position of Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer.
The company began shipping its Nx586 microprocessor, which is currently manufactured by IBM, to customers 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.
whereby VLSI will provide PCI (Peripheral Component Interconnect) Bus and ISA (Industry Standard Architecture) Bus chip-sets for NexGen's Nx586 processor family of fifth generation performance, x86-compatible processors.
announced that it will expand its Nx586 family of processors with a new, smaller design that will result in significant price-performance improvements for its growing international customer base.
The subsequent ramp-up in production of our highly-manufacturable existing Nx586 processors, coupled with planned die-size shrinks," he added, "leave us confident that we can continue to offer a superior value proposition to PC OEMs and, ultimately, to end-users.