Learn Difference/Comparison between Minimum Mode 8086 and Maximum Mode 8086.
|Minimum Mode 8086||Maximum Mode 8086|
|There can be only one processor||There can be multiple processor|
|ALE – Address Latch Enable for the latch is given by 8086||ALE for the latch is given by 8288 bus controller|
|HOLD and HLDA signals are used for bus request||RQ, GT, RQ–, GT– etc signals are used for bus request|
|The circuit is simpler||The circuit is more complex|
|Multiprocessing cannot be performed||Multiprocessing can be performed|
|Performance is slower.||High performance.|