X86

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See also: Processors | Architecture

A common processor architecture used by Intel and AMD. Almost all versions of Windows use x86 hardware.

ix86 is the Intel x86 processor

  • 8088
  • 8086, 80186, 80c186
  • 80186
  • 80286
  • 80386
  • 80486
  • 80586 "Pentium"

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  • x86-64
  • Bochs - provides complete x86 PC emulation, including the x86 processor, hardware device, and memory. For instance, run Windows in *Nix on on-x86 machines. Also see emulator for a list of other emulators, some of which provide similar emulation but don't provide full CPU emulation thus are faster on x86 machines but don't run on non-x86 machines.