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What applications/gadgets still have 8bit processors in this era of 64 bit processors?

Controllers, for example, [1] because such tasks rarely need much CPU-power or memory. Low power-consumption, low design complexity and device size are more important in such cases. In space travel, they stick to more robust and simple hardware also because it is less sensitive to radioactivity. Therefore, you probably won't see any common 64-bit CPUs in space anytime soon. -- (talk) 19:46, 22 November 2007 (UTC)
Most applications/gadgets still use 8 bit processors. For example, all of the following use 8 bit processors:
Should I put these usage examples into the article, similar to the way the propane article lists a few usage examples? -- (talk) 21:40, 26 June 2009 (UTC)

Why 8 bits?[edit]

Seems to me, the section fails to answer the question it raises. thus, should either be expanded, moved elsewhere or edited out. cheers. (talk) 02:57, 18 July 2009 (UTC)


Why does this term link to this page? Ive not seen one thing on this page that suggests any sort of confusion justifying its inclusion. Simply put: How do you confuse IA-8 with 8-bit (aside from the dash and the number 8.) It seems like a mistake. (talk) 19:21, 28 June 2011 (UTC)