Geek Fact for June 10th


In 1996, Intel introduced and began volume shipments of the 200 MHz Pentium processor.

The new chip incorporated 3.3 million transistors with a 66 MHz system bus. Its price was $599 in quantities of 1000.

Learn more at http://processortimeline.info/proc1996.htm

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