Intel announced in 1995 the next generation processor – the Pentium Pro. Unlike the Pentium, the Pentium Pro was a chip designed for 32-bit architecture, so Windows 95 and Windows NT could run true. The processor ran between 150-200 MHz, with a bus speed of 60 MHz (for 150 or 180 MHz processor) or 66MHz (for 166 or 200 MHz processor). The processor used a .35 micron process and prices started at $974 to $1989.
This Day in Tech History podcast show notes for November 1
- 2008 – Novell Open SUSE Community elected board
- 1996 – DEC sues AltaVista
- 1983 – The IBM PCjr is released