List of x86 manufacturers

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Manufacturers[edit]

x86-compatible processors have been designed, manufactured and sold by a number of companies, including:

x86-processors for both regular PCs and embedded designs[edit]

In the past:

x86-processors for embedded designs only[edit]

  • DM&P Electronics (continues SiS' Vortex86 line)
  • ZF Micro ZFx86,[1] Cx486DX SoC
  • RDC Semiconductors[2] 486SX compatible RISC core (R8610 and R8620)
  • ao486[3] open source FPGA implementation of the 486SX. Currently targets the Terasic Altera DE2-115.
  • S80186[4] open source 80186 compatible FPGA implementation.

In the past:

  • ALi (x86 products went to Nvidia through the ULi sale)
  • Nvidia (M6117C - 386SX Embedded Microcontroller)
  • SiS (sold its Vortex86 line to DM&P)
  • Zet open source FPGA implementation targeting the Xilinx ML403 and Altera DE1

x86-processors for regular PCs[edit]

Manufacturing-only of x86-processors designed by others[edit]

  • GlobalFoundries (manufactures processors for AMD)
  • IBM (manufactures processors for ZF Micro and VIA; discontinued production for NexGen and Transmeta)
  • TSMC (manufactures processors for AMD and VIA; discontinued production for Transmeta)
  • Fujitsu (manufactures processors for VIA; manufactured processors for Transmeta)

In the past:

  • UMC (manufactured processors for Rise, SiS, ALi, ULi and Nvidia; discontinued x86 production)
  • National Semiconductor (manufactured processors for ZF Micro; discontinued x86 production)

Manufactured and sold under its own name of x86-processors designed by others[edit]

In the past:

  • IBM (designs by Cyrix; discontinued x86 production)
  • SGS-Thomson (designs by Cyrix; discontinued x86 production)
  • Texas Instruments (designs by Cyrix; discontinued x86 production)

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