The three basic sources of documentation are Cyrix, IBM and Intel. You can find most if not all documentation online on the Internet. Intel, Cyrix and IBM have specific Application Notes that address the problems of CPU identification, power dissipation and performance optimization.
The Cyrix site provides a complete set of technical documents.
The IBM site provides essentially the same information as the Cyrix site, but you may prefer the IBM format.
The basic inspiration for this mini-HOWTO page was provided by:
Interesting 6x86 information can also be found at:
The following are well-designed and informative sites about CPUs (including the 6x86 and 6x86MX), motherboards, video cards, hard disks and other bits of hardware:
Last updated on November 9, 1997.
Copyright 1997 Andrew D. Balsa