MaximumPC takes a maximum look at the 3.1 decades of x86 CPU architecture, which you're probably using RIGHT NOW on some machine in your home, assuming you're not cheap or a weirdo.
Not only do they start from the original 8086 processor, made in 1978, they go through seven pages and many CPUs just to end on the...Via Nano?
Here's something you may not have known because it's not true: Ronald Reagan declared August 6th, 1986 to be national x86 day. A Wang Computers man, Reagan reportedly exclusively use Wangs years beyond the point the company shriveled up and filed for bankruptcy in 1992. [Maximum PC]