x86 PC

x86 PC

A computer that uses an x86-based CPU. The term generally refers to Windows desktop and laptop computers. See x86.
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Today, in virtually every case, a workstation is just an x86 PC with higher-end components, possibly backed up by a better warranty, service agreement, or professional CPU and GPUs (Xeon and Quadro / FirePro as opposed to Intel Core / AMD Ryzen and a GeForce or Radeon card).
The VOVIE network is in advanced beta release, operational on Microsoft Windows XP, Vista; Win7 & Win 8 based x86 PC devices that have a standard internet connection.
Intel increased its x86 PC processor market share in the second quarter of 2003 according to IDC's latest quarterly processor market share report, Worldwide x86 PC Microprocessor Competitive Analysis, 2Q03 (IDC #29943).
Built on an x86 PC board computer, the 3eTI Cable Modem Wireless Gateway has all of the personal computer features required for approval compliance using CableLabs certified cable modems.
VIA Technologies Inc is trying to become the leader in low-end PC processor market and has announced its intention to buy another failed x86 contender, IDT's Centaur Design unit after the finalization of a $167m deal to buy National Semiconductor Inc's Cyrix x86 PC processor division.
AMD is taking the lead again by bringing capabilities such as a 200MHz front side bus and a superscalar floating-point unit to the x86 PC notebook market, allowing the Mobile AMD Duron processor to offer great multimedia application performance.
The completion of the deal is good news for NatSemi which has got rid of the loss-making x86 PC processor division while keeping the MediaGX team, which worked on NatSemi's new Geode "PC-on-a- chip".
VIA has tried to circumvent this action by buying NatSemi's Cyrix x86 PC processor unit and signing NatSemi as a foundry partner.