Revisiting Intel’s 8-bit 8080 microprocessor

Recently I got bit by a nostalgia bug. With all the awesome power and capabilities of today’s 64-bit multi-core Intel and ARM SoCs, including seemingly unlimited processing power, it dawned on me that few of us realize what’s going on deep down at the level of the CPU chips??? internal registers. Which got me thinking about my first single board computer creation: the ???8080 Abie.???

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