Chip Hall of Fame: Zilog Z80 Microprocessor

Chip Hall of Fame: Zilog Z80 Microprocessor

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Image: Computer History Museum Z80 Micro-processor Manufacturer: Zilog Category: Processors Year: 1976 Federico Faggin knew well the kind of money and man-‚Ā†hours it took to market a microprocessor. While at Intel, he had contributed to the designs of two seminal specimens: the primordial 4004, and the 8080, of Altair computer fame. So when Faggin founded…