Fate Merged & Dissolved
Successor sold to National Semiconductor (later sold to VIA Technologies), assets sold to Advanced Micro Devices
Founder Jerry Rogers, Tom Brightman
Defunct November 11, 1997
Headquarters Richardson, TX, USA
Number of employees
Cyrix Corporation was a microprocessor developer that was founded in 1988 in Richardson, Texas, as a specialist supplier of math coprocessors for 286 and 386 microprocessors. The company was founded by Tom Brightman and Jerry Rogers. Cyrix founder, President and CEO Jerry Rogers, aggressively recruited engineers and pushed them, eventually assembling a small but efficient design team of 30 people.
Cyrix merged with National Semiconductor on 11 November 1997.