Cyrix 6x86

The Cyrix 6x86 (codename M1) is a sixth-generation, 32-bit 80x86-compatible microprocessor designed by Cyrix and manufactured by IBM and SGS-Thomson. It was originally released in 1996.

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Cyrix 6x86 - Cyrix MII
... The 6x86 successor—MII—was late to market, and couldn't scale well in clock speed with the manufacturing processes used at the time ... Similar to the AMD K5, the Cyrix 6x86 was a design far more focused on integer per-clock performance than clock scalability, something that proved to be a strategic mistake ... Therefore, despite being very fast clock by clock, the 6x86 and MII were forced to compete at the low-end of the market as AMD K6 and Intel P6 Pentium II ...