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.
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.