Intel 8080, 8-bit microprocessor, during the evolvement of processors

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Intel 8080, 8-bit microprocessor, during the evolvement of processors

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Intel 8080 is one of those that are involved in the microprocessors evolution during 1960-1980.

It was released during 1970’s and considered as the first modern 8-bit microprocessor.

The 8080 address more memory and execute additional instructions but it execute 10 times faster than the 8008.

It is 10 times faster than 8008 microprocessor because it requires only 2.0 micro seconds to process 500,000 instructions per seconds.

8080 is compatible with TTL (Transistor-Transistor-Logic), whereas the 8008 is not directly compatible.

This made interfacing much easier and less expensive.

The 8080 also addressed four times more memory than 8008; it is from 64KB to 16KB.

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Intel 8080, 8-bit microprocessor, during the evolvement of processors

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Intel 8080 is one of the earliest microprocessor created by Intel.

It is an 8-bit microprocessor that is designed and manufactured by Intel in mid 1970s.

Here are its specifications for your own personal reference:

Intel 8080 Specifications

  • Number of transistors – 6,000 transistor on die
  • Clock speed – 2 MHz
  • Instruction set – 75 instructions
  • Registers- 7 8-bit registers
  • Introduction date – January 4, 1974
  • Initial cost – $360 each

Like competing microprocessors, for example the Motorola 6800, Intel 8080 uses registers that are only 8-bit wide. The 8080 is the lineal ancestor of Intel’s later designs, the 8088, 8086, 186, 286, 386, 486 and all of Intel’s Pentium processors. The 8080 was the lineal descendant of the Intel 4004 and Intel 8008 microprocessors.

Later integrated circuits intended for embedded computer applications, like the Intel 8052, integrated the Intel 8080 architecture, memory, and what had previously been various support chips on a single chip, allowing a "computer on a chip". The 8052 was embedded in non-computer devices like microwave ovens, and electronic fuel ignitions.

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