The Pentium processor was introduced by Intel in 1993. PC 's with this kind of processor are normally referred to as Pentiums. The speed of the Pentium Processor when it was introduced was 60 Megahertz - this increased to 100Megahertz in 1994, 120Megahertz in 1995 & 160Megahertz in 1996. By Mid 1996 Processor speeds were in excess of 200Megahertz.
Meaning of PENTIUM in English
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