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MrSeb writes "Celebrating yesterday's 40th birthday of the first single-chip CPU, the 4004, ExtremeTech has compiled an exhaustive (but heartwarming) list of the best — and worst — Intel CPUs to grace our computers over the last four decades. From the 8088 that powered the IBM PC and its clones, to the glorious P6 microarchitecture that spawned the Pentium II, P3, and Pentium M chips, to the lackluster NetBurst and its molten-hot Prescott P4, and beyond to Nehalem, just about every major CPU is covered." Link to Original Source
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