x86 PC

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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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The Phoenix journey began 25 years ago, when a small group of engineers first met the demanding architectural challenge of IBM PC compatibility and helped unleash a 'clone' market tornado that made the x86 personal computer ubiquitous.
Entao currently supports Sun Microsystems' Sparc and Ultra-Sparc based workstations and servers, Intel x86 Personal Computers and Servers, Apple Macintosh and Macintosh Compatibles, Hewlett-Packard Workstations & Servers, Silicon Graphics Workstations and Servers, Linux-based Systems, BeOS Systems, and Network Computers & Net PCs.