NexGen Nx586


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View processor details NexGen Nx586 P90 '?'
NexGen Nx586 P90 '?'

Finally I have a running NexGen system! A VLB (Vesa Local Bus) motherboard paired with a Nx586 P90. I paired it up with a generic 16-bit ISA controller card, a 2GB disk loaded with MS-DOS 6.22 and a SPEA V7 Mirage VLB (based on S3 86C805-P). The BIOS settings are default (with most interesting being... > Read more

View processor details NexGen Nx586 P90 '?'
NexGen Nx586 P90 '?'

NexGen's second design; Nx586. Introducted in 1994 and was meant to compete with the Pentium. The Nx586 does not fit regular Socket 5 and 7 motherboards but requires it's own motherboard.

Performance of the Nx586 was not bad, but the total package didn't create success. Besides the CPU you need a... > Read more