How CPU's work (was Re: Hi, I'm new...)

William Donzelli wdonzelli at
Sun Aug 6 23:01:06 CDT 2006

> It's worth a read to get a feel of the excitement the 68K caused back in
> the day when it was introduced.  Some of it is very funny, there's one
> issue where the author compares an Intel FPU to the 68000 running
> software floating point routines, and guess what, the 68000 actually ran
> FASTER!  :-)

Sure, the 8087 was not great, but face it - the 68881 really sucked.


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