Sunday, October 05, 2008

Intel's SRAMS and the microprocessor

The company's first goods were shift register memory and random-access memory integrated circuits, and Intel grew to be a leader in the fiercely competitive DRAM, SRAM, and ROM markets all through the 1970s. Concurrently, Intel engineers Marcian Hoff, Federico Faggin, Stanley Mazor and Masatoshi Shima imaginary the first microprocessor. Originally urbanized for the Japanese company Busicom to restore a number of ASICs in a calculator already shaped by Busicom, the Intel 4004 was initiate to the mass market on November 15, 1971, although the microprocessor did not become the core of Intel's business until the mid-1980s.

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