New RIDL vulnerability hits Intel - Advises Disabling Hyper-Threading Below 8th, 9th Gen CPUs

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  1. MasterBash

    MasterBash Master Guru

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    Ryzen 3000 cant come out soon enough. Since 2018, my PC has slowed down greatly with all those fixes (4770k)... Its definitely very noticeable.
     
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  2. fantaskarsef

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    Thanks for sharing, that clearly shows that Intel CPUs are not not necessarily the fastest around in every segment. And it shows that over the years I've lost performance with Intel far more than if I'd have taken an AMD system back then.
    It also gives us a hint of what will happen next: Probably more exploits who's fixes cripple Intel more than AMD, if they touch AMD at all.
    I can't see why it's not the logical consequence of many people, not all, to switch to AMD with their upcoming releases if they perform well enough. AMD might be "the safer bet" not only because of security these days, but also about performance, especially beyond 1080p gaming.
     
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    I'm glad for you. Since the last update even opening video or audio from browser or system is causing a 1 second freeze when previously no lag or issues, even with multiple software open. Cannot even play enter the gungeon with chrome open now due to ridiculous game slowdown.
     
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    Is there anything I can do ?
     

  5. angelgraves13

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    Move to AMD or wait for Intel’s new 2021 processors.
     
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  6. airbud7

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    Just give me your 7700k and move to AMD .....you will be much safer that way!...no telling when they might attack!
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    I would love to be the first person on earth to be affected by meltdown/spectre....I would be famous and make Front Page News everywhere!

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    No one ever said it did, but thanks anyways for trying to imply that.
     
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  10. Alessio1989

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    that's old and is related to the ARM cortex PSP co-processor, it should not affect the x86 CPU performance. Should be already patched by most MB vendors witha firmware update.
     

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    Oh dear, need to testmy main PC oO 5820K gonna be red everywherelol
     
  12. aka2k

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    I'd rather avoid those fixes related slowdowns and just stay safe online.
     
  13. Fox2232

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    That's accomplished by being offline.
     

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