At a 1986 conference, IBM showed off an "experimental" microprocessor with 93,000 transistors that promised to run a mainframe program on a desktop computer.

At this year's WWDC, #Apple announced the new M2 chip, which as 20 billion transistors.

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Nice article about IBM's 370-on-a-chip project here:
cpushack.com/2013/03/22/cpu-of

(Which should resolve some potential confusion about the 68000, the 3-chip XT/370, and the single chip Micro/370. A common element being Nick Tredennick, formerly of Motorola)

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