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Is that CPU really compatible with the x86 standard?

Well... there isn't really a standard, but rather an implementation. Every x86 maker must test millions of combinations of opcodes to see whether their newest spawn survives the legacy software rites. Perhaps that explains why so many x86 vendors use kernel compilations under Linux as a stress test. More details are here.
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Is that CPU really compatible with the x86 standard?

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