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The Intel x86 family of architectures in general. Contemporary systems are OFF-TOPIC! Use the specific architecture’s tag if applicable.

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Is it possible to trap 387 FPU opcodes on a 287 connected to a 386?

The 8087 and 287 FPUs were designed before the IEEE 754 standard was released. Because of this, they contain some instructions which are not compliant with it. When the 387 was released in 1987, it ...
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Who designed the ALi M1386SX core?

The ALi M1386SX is a 386 compatible microprocessor. I believe it was released around 1995, rather late for a 386 but since it was targeted at the embedded market (e.g. word processors and point-of-...
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