Geek Fact for May 17th

1993, Intel’s Pentium processor was announced.

“Pentium” comes from the Greek root word “pentas” meaning “five.” The Pentium was the Intel 80586 chip. The Pentium chip was estimated to be two times faster than the 486DX2 (66MHz) chip.

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