Intel 8086

This page will show all objects that classify as Intel 8086, and if possible sorted on production date.


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View processor details Intel 8086 -1 'N/A'
Intel 8086 -1 'N/A'

This processor was manufactured in 1984 and is the oldest x86 CPU in my collection. It runs at 4.77MHz and is notable as the processor used in the original IBM PC. The first 8086 was introduced in 1978 and was sold for quite some time. Eventually most XT's were equipped with 8088 processors due to a... > Read more

View processor details Intel 8086 -2 'N/A'
Intel 8086 -2 'N/A'

Faster version of the original 8086. The CPU runs at 8MHz and so does the system bus. As far as I know all the 8MHz systems can run at 4.77MHz by disabling the turbo mode. This is usually done by pressing the turbo button or by press a certain key-combination (like CTRL ALT -)... > Read more

View processor details Intel 8086 -2 'N/A'
Intel 8086 -2 'N/A'

It took a while to find a working 8086 system. Nowadays a working 8086 is getting scarce and most things that are being sold in the XT-class are 8088's.

The difference between the 8086 and 8088 is small; 8086 has an 16-bit external bus instead of 8-bit for the 8088. The 8088 is actually a cut-dow... > Read more