x86-based system

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x86-based system

A computer system that is based on Intel's x86 family of CPUs, which includes Intel's Core and Pentium lines and AMD's Athlon, Opteron and Sempron families. See x86 and x86 compatible.
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For this latter reason, I try to ensure that any new architecture I evangelize delivers the expected performance over conventional x86-based computing clusters--especially after our technical staff really digs in and tries to get all the performance possible from each and every one of our machines, including our mainstream processing dusters.