P55C


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P55C

The Intel code name for the MMX Pentium. See Pentium.
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These multimedia extensions were designed to make mainstream PCs richer multimedia and communications platforms by adding 57 instructions to a new Pentium P55C CPU.
P55C systems have been generally available in the retail channel since January.
The CPV5000 incorporates a Pentium(R) P55C MMX processor clocked at 200 MHz, 32MB EDO DRAM, on-board IDE hard drive plus on-board 3.
These multimedia extensions are designed to make mainstream PCs richer multimedia and communications platforms by adding 57 instructions to a new Pentium P55C CPU.
The P55C is positioned as a playback CPU but content creators will want a Pentium Pro, according to Andrew Grove in Brooke Crothers' "Intel Reveals Strategy for P55C, Multimedia Enhancements", (InfoWorld, November 6, 1995, p.
One prediction of the market impact of the P55C was offered by Michael Slater of Microprocessor Report in his Computer Shopper column for February 1996 (p.
Starting at the high end in late 1996, the P55C will sweep the mainstream desktop and notebook markets in 1997.
The JetBook 7000 features seven modules, two bays, 32 different configuration options, 200 MHz speed, a Teac 10x CD-ROM drive (the fastest CD-ROM drive on any notebook), 3D surround sound, dual hard drive, dual lithium battery, MMX P55C Pentium chip compatibility, a 230 Fujitsu MO Drive, a 64-bit 800x600 PCI SVGA with 12.
The 3DImage 975 and 975DVD will realize 30 frames-per-second display rates in P55C and Pentium Pro(TM) systems.
Pentium -- specifically the forthcoming P55C -- will still be the volume part in 1997, although sales will begin to trail off in 2H97 as Klamath ramps up.