Intel Kernel Security Flaw: You might lose up to 30% performance Published: 2 months ago By: JuanBagnell


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A terrible start for 2018 and Intel. A security flaw was discovered in Intel hardware, and the fix could be VERY costly. Depending on what processor is in your computer, you might see performance losses anywhere from 5% to 30%. Yikes. And yes, even you Mac users will be affected. Here's the scoop on Intel's Kernel Security flaw. Pretty sure my next PC build will be an AMD...

UPDATE: Intel press release
Google Press Release
AMD PR (why AMD CPU's aren't affected the same way)

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