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Old 24 July 2017, 21:56   #150
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Originally Posted by idrougge View Post
When IBM chose the 8088, there were no second sources for that either. Intel only went into partnership with AMD because they had a lucrative IBM contract. Are you saying that Motorola wouldn't have done the same?
Intel already had the partnership for the 8080, 8085, etc. But that wasn't the only reason the ability to migrate existing 8080 CP/M software was a big part of it too.
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