8008 chips / RAM's

Fred Cisin cisin at xenosoft.com
Tue Dec 16 14:28:24 CST 2008

> The i4004 is a controller, at least to me, because it is dependent
> on a specific set of supporting ciruits (4001,40002 and 4003).
> The 8008 is much more general purpose.

How do we DEFINE 'microprocessor' v 'controller'?

"How can you call the 80386 a 'microprocessor'?
It doesn't even have an FPU!"

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