The microprocessor has been the engine of the digital revolution that has changed our society dramatically over the past few decades, democratizing access to information and making for a more equalitarian world. This year Intel celebrates the 40th anniversary of the microprocessor and the 40th birthday of the Intel® 4004 which was the first the first customer-programmable microprocessor to become available on the commercial market.
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- Fact Sheet: The PC Today and Tomorrow (PDF 121KB)
- Hunting for the Future of Computing (PDF 518KB)
- What is a Microprocessor? (PDF 178KB)
- Fun Facts: Intel® 4004 Processor Celebrates 40TH Anniversary (PDF 63KB)