Intel 8008

The Intel's second microprocessor, which architecture was designed by Computer Terminal Corporation (CTC), and concretized on silicon by Intel as they were asked to manufacture the chip for a CTC programmable terminal. The Intel 8008 was developed around the same time as the 4004 and released in 1972. It is a 8-bit processor designed to run at 500 kHz. It contains 3500 transistors.

The chips were incorporated in 18-pin DIP packages and manufactured with a 10 ┬Ám process. The packages can be found as purple (C8008) and grey (D8008) ceramic versions.

Intel C8008 Intel D8008

It was succeeded by the Intel 8080, released in 1974.