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I'm pretty sure it was.
 

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The 486's had L2 first, I believe.

Almost all the 486 boards had a Level 2 (L2) cache built into them, ranging in size from 64K to a whopping 256K of L2 cache.
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valis said:
The 486's had L2 first, I believe.

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Are 486's like...8-tracks or something? :D
 

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something like that.....:) tell you what, though, when those came out, and the 8086 got betamaxed, that was cool. Now, I look at 500 gig hard drives with 4 gigs of ram and just shake my head.

And 99% of the time they are being used to surf the web and check email.

Man, we used to make those 486's smoke, sometimes quite literally.
 

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According to an IEEE document "The first L2 cache in personal computers was used in 486-based systems, although only an estimated 10 percent of 486-based PCs have included an L2 cache."
 
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