|Released||March 22, 1993|
|Added to Museum||May 8, 2020|
It was expected to be named 586 or i586 due to the naming scheme of Intel's previous generations of x86 processors.
Intel did try to trademark 586 in the United States. They were denied due to the fact that the name, as a series of numbers, lacked trademark distinctiveness.
The first Pentium microprocessor was released by Intel on March 22, 1993.
It was succeeded by the Pentium Pro in 1995.
Pentium computers owned by WEC Museum
|Name||Released||Added to Museum||Notes|
|133 Mhz Pentium||1993||May 8, 2020||The WEC Museum owns a 133Mhz Pentium.|