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Message 48598 - Posted: 4 Jan 2018 | 12:09:55 UTC

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2018/01/02/intel_cpu_design_flaw/

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Message 48600 - Posted: 4 Jan 2018 | 12:17:18 UTC

Yeah. Definitely going with AMD for my next build.
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Message 48602 - Posted: 4 Jan 2018 | 12:23:52 UTC - in response to Message 48600.

Yeah. Definitely going with AMD for my next build.


There are 2 flaws "Meltdown" and "Spectre"

Meltdown apparently only affects Intel and Spectre affects both Intel, AMD and ARM processors. Spectre however, is more difficult to exploit.

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