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The difference between the 8086 and the 8088 is that the 8086 has a 16 bit data bus and that the 8088 has an 8 bit data bus. Both processors are the same 16 bit processor, and both have a 20 bit.

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Both 8086 and 8088 microprocessors are widely used in the embedded industry due to their various important and unique features.

On the basis of nature of both of the microprocessors we can distinguish between 8086 and 8088 microprocessors as follows −

Differences Between 8085 And 8086 Microprocessor - GeeksforGeeks

Sr. No.Key80868088
1Data and Address BusIn case of 8086 MPU the data bus is of 16 bits and the address bus is of 20 bits.On other hand in 8088 MPU the data bus is of 8 bits and the address bus is of 20 bits.
2Processing8086 has 3 available clock speeds (5 MHz, 8 MHz (8086-2) and 10 MHz (8086-1)).On other hand in case of 8088 has 2 available clock speeds (5 MHz, 8 MHz)
3Memory capacity8086 has the memory capacity of 512 kB.On other hand in case of 8088 memory capacity is implemented as a single 1 MX 8 memory banks.
4Signal Type8086 has memory control pin (M/IO) signal.On other hand in case of 8088 it has complemented memory control pin (IO/M) signal of 8086.
5Current Supply8086 draws a maximum supply current of 360 mA.On other hand 8088 draws a maximum supply current of 340 mA.
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­ Here are the most important similarities and differences between the Pentium 4 and the Celeron chips coming out today:

  • Core - The Celeron chip is based on a Pentium 4 core.
  • Cache - Celeron chips have less cache memory than Pentium 4 chips do. A Celeron might have 128 kilobytes of L2 cache, while a Pentium 4 can have four times that. The amount of L2 cache memory can have a big effect on performance.
  • Clock speed - Intel manufactures the Pentium 4 chips to run at a higher clock speed than Celeron chips. The fastest Pentium 4 might be 60 percent faster than the fastest Celeron.
  • Bus speed - There are differences in the maximum bus speeds that the processors allow. Pentium 4s tend to be about 30 percent faster than Celerons.­

­When you sort all this out and compare the two chips side by side, it turns out that a Celeron and a Pentium 4 chip running at the same speed are different beasts. The smaller L2 cache size and slower bus speeds can mean serious performance differences depending on what you want to do with your computer. If all you do is check e-mail and browse the Web, the Celeron is fine, and the price difference can save you a lot of money. If you want the fastest machine you can buy, then you need to go with the Pentium 4 to get the highest clock speeds and the fastest system bus.See the next page for more CPU and processing information.­

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