Cyrix ratchets up speed of low-cost MediaGX

DeTar, Jim
July 1997
Electronic News;07/07/97, Vol. 43 Issue 2175, p14
Trade Publication
Features the 166MHz and 180MHz versions of the MediaGX microprocessors from Cyrix Corp. Efforts of Cyrix to catch up with Intel in terms of speed and performance of microprocessors; Manufacturing of the 166MHz and 180MHz processors on a 0.35-micron process; Plan to offer both system- and chip-level feature enhancements throughout 1997.


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