Unmasking the Spectre; will the new patches cause a performance Meltdown?
Subject: General Tech | February 28, 2018 - 12:59 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
Tagged: Intel, kaby lake, Skylake, security, spectre, meltdown
"Intel recently released stable microcode updates to mitigate the Spectre vulnerability on Skylake and newer CPUs. We ran back-to-back tests with and without the patch on one of our Kaby Lake systems to see just how much performance suffers in exchange for safety."
Here is some more Tech News from around the web:
- EUV Defects Cited in 5-nm Node @ EE Times
- Intel pushes out stable Spectre fixes for Broadwell and Haswell machines @ The Inquirer
- You can Ring my bell: Amazon pays ONE BEEEEELLION+ dollars for smart home upstart @ The Register
- 4G found on Moon @ The Register