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X86 assembly language

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  1. the assembly language for the x86 class of processors, which includes Intel's Pentium series and AMD's Athlon series

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  2. Like all assembly languages, it uses short mnemonics to represent the fundamental operations that the CPU in a computer can perform. Compilers often produce assembly code as an intermediate step when translating a high level program into machine code

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  3. Flags are notably used in the x86 architecture for comparisons

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  4. Regarded as a programming language, assembly coding is machine specific and fairly low level

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  5. therefore mainly used for detailed or time critical applications such as bootloaders, operating system kernels, and device drivers, as well as for real time or small embedded systems

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