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intel 8088Developed by Intel and first introduced on June 1, 1979, the 8088 was a variant of the 8086 that was used in the original IBM PC and XT personal computers. The 8088 was available in speeds from 4.77 MHz to 8 MHz and used a 16-bit internal architecture with an 8-bit bus. It was capable of accessing up to 1MB of RAM.

Also see: NEC V20, CPU terms