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It has two 32-bit 486-type integer pipelines
checking. It can execute a maximum of two instructions per
, a 64-bit memory interface, 8 32-bit general-purpose
built from 3.1 million transistors on a 262.4 mm^2 die with
~2.3 million transistors in the core logic. Its clock rate
is 66MHz, heat dissipation is 16W, integer performance is 64.5
It is called "Pentium" because it is the fifth in the 80x86
line. It would have been called the 80586 had a US court not
ruled that you can't trademark a number.
[Internal implementation, "Microprocessor Report" newsletter,
1993-03-29, volume 7, number 4].
[Pentium based computers, PC Magazine, 1994-01-25].