This category holds links on Intel and compatible x86-based architecture central processor units: CPUs. Main members of the Intel x86 family: 8086, 8088, 80186, 80286, 80386, 80486, 80586 (Pentium), 80686 (Pentium II), 80786 (Pentium III), 80886 (Pentium 4), and more to come. Some x86 compatibles: AMD, Cyrix, Transmeta, Winchip, etc.
- Elbrus International - E2K microprocessor: postRISC parallel architecture claimed 2x faster components than Merced. Has optimizing compiler. High security: supports components data types in hardware, checks handling at run components time.
- The PC Technology Guide - Outlines the basic structure of a processor and processors the architectures of recent designs from Intel, AMD processors and Cyrix.
- Amd vs Intel - Weblog, documents rivalry between two CPU makers: comparisons, tables, news, criticism, overclocking, links.
- The Pentium: An Architectural History of the World's Most Famous Desktop Processor, Part I - Article treats integer pipeline, P6 architecture, impact of legacy x86 processors support. [Ars Technica]
- AMD Throws Down the Gauntlet - Article treats AMD release of a 1.3ghz Athlon chip, its support for DDR memory, future planned release of 64 bit chip. [Wired News]
- Sandpile.org - Archive of technical x86 processor information and downloadable documentation. Includes a discussion forum.
- AMD: Advanced Micro Devices - Global supplier of integrated circuits for personal and networked computing processors and communications.
- Intel Corp. - Manufacturer of x86 microprocessors. Also make chipsets, motherboards and network processors.
- The Pentium: An Architectural History of the World's Most Famous Desktop Processor, Part II - Article treats trace cache, instruction window, P4 and x86 Pentium-M developments, components branch prediction. [Ars Technica]
- Wikipedia: X86 Architecture - Encyclopedia article about the microprocessor architecture, including history, processors naming scheme, processors design details, and software support.
- Celeronm.com - Information on Celeron M processor, and other personal components computer topics.
- 3DNow.net - Resource site offering information on AMD and its components technologies. Includes processors news articles and discussion forums.
- Centaur Technology - Was IDT. Makes WinChip processor family, world\\'s smallest x86 processors, shipping four different parts, and consistently has the fastest design cycle in the industry. Subsidiary of VIA Technologies.
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