Motorola MC68010

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MC68010
Family: Motorola M68000 Family
Architecture: 32-bit
Manufacturer: Motorola
Year Introduced: 1982
Address bus: 24-bit
Data bus: 16-bit
Number of registers: 15 general 32-bit registers (8 data, 7 address)
Clock Speed: 8 MHz - 12.5 MHz (initial release)


The Motorola MC68010 was the second member of the Motorola M68000 Family of VLSI microprocessors. One packaging was pin-compatible with the earlier Motorola MC68000; the only major difference with the MC68000 was that it fixed the MC68000's major failing, that it could not support virtual memory. It also made minor changes to the instruction set to make it possible to support virtualization.