SPARC

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SPARC is Sun Microsystems' 32-bit RISC processor, an enhanced SPARC (32b), not to be confused with its more modern 64-bit descendant, UltraSPARC. It was manufactured by several companies including Atmel, Bipolar Integrated Technology, Cypress Semiconductor, Fujitsu, Matsushita and Texas Instruments, etc. SPARC is fully open, non-proprietary and royalty-free.

It was used in a variety of Sun systems, from speeds of 14.28Mhz to 200 MGhz.

Sun-4 machines

The Sun-4s were SPARC-based computers using the Sun-3's general VMEbus approach.

SPARCstations

SPARC Integrated and laptops

SPARCservers

References and more information

Table of some Sun Micro systems computer models.