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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 MHz.

Sun-4 machines

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


SPARC Integrated and laptops


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