Chip - Intel 8008 Microprocessor (1972)

The Intel 8008 was a microprocessor intended for use as a terminal controller, and was similar to the Intel 4040. The 8008 was the first 8-bit microprocessor. The 8008 was originally code named the 1201. The 8008 had a 14-bit PC and addressing and an eight level internal stack. The 8008 was a very important transition CPU for Intel Corporation. The work on the 8008 really enabled the creation of the powerful 8080. This chip is a Dual Inline Package (DIP) made of gray ceramic and tin pins. The 8008 contained 29,000 transistors.

Information and Photo Courtesy of Steve Emery

See Also:

Microprocessor Chip (Intel 4004) (1969)

Microprocessor Chip (Intel 8088) (1981)

Microprocessor Chip (Intel 80386) (1985)

Microprocessor Chip (Intel 80586) (1993)

Microprocessor Chip (RCA 1802) (1974)

Microprocessor Chip (Rockwell R6511)

Microprocessor Mainframe CPU

Microprocessor History

Microprocessor Table: Intel

Microprocessor: Mainframe

 


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