The on-die graphics had access to the L2 cache of the CPU to store textures. See terms – opens in a new window or tab. There are 1 items available. Views Read Edit View history. In fact, the 6×86 processor was clocked at a significantly lower speed than the Pentium counterpart it outperformed.

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View more great items. The first Cyrix product for the personal computer market was a x87 compatible FPU coprocessor. I did some digging As a part of the settlement of the antitrust claims against Intel, Cyrix also received a license to some of the patents that Cryix had asserted that Cyrix infringed.

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However, the 6×86 was the star performer in the range, giving a claimed performance boost over the Intel “equivalent”. Email to friends Share on Facebook – opens in a new window or tab Cyri on Twitter – opens in a new window or tab Share on Pinterest – opens in a new window or tab.

Focused on removing potential competitors, Intel spent many years in legal battles with Cyrix, consuming Cyrix financial resources, claiming that the Cyrix violated Intel’s patentswhen in reality the design was proven independent. It certainly cyri good on paper though, and apparently National Semiconductor really thought so too. Please enter a number less than or equal to 5.


Cyrix was found to never have infringed any patent held by Intel. Read more about the condition. This core was intended to be used in multiple products, including a successor to the MediaGX chip, a product codenamed ‘Jedi’ which was to be a Socket 7 compatible processor which was later cancelled in favour of a Socket compatible processor codenamed ‘Gobi’. Amstrad and Commodore were both defunct by this time, but they would have loved it.

Return to General Old Hardware. A brand-new, unused, unopened, undamaged item in its original packaging where packaging is applicable. Resume making medai offerif the cyric does not update immediately. Views Read Edit View history.

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All of the cache must be on the processor die. No additional import charges at delivery! In its success, it destroyed an entire company.

The MediaGX CPU is an x86 compatible processor that was manufactured and designed by Cyrix mddia later after merger manufactured by National Semiconductorand was introduced in Cyrix’s failure is described by Glenn Henry CEO of Centaur Technology as “Cyrix had a good product, but they got bought by a ‘big smokestack’ company and they got bloated.

Due to the increasing popularity of first-person 3D meda, Cyrix was forced to lower its prices.


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National continued to shrink the MediaGX process, eventually to a 0. The film Eraser featured a defense corporation known as “Cyrex”. Cyrix became concerned about the potential name conflict and contacted the meida production company.

Wafer was diced but dies were never packaged. June Learn cyrixx and when to remove this template message. While the 6×86 quickly gained a following among computer enthusiasts and independent computer shops, unlike AMD, its chips had yet to be used by a major OEM customer. The strange part about it I never had any heating issues with mine. Image not available Photos not available for this variation.