is my pc affected by Meltdown and Spectre

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  1. aelgohary94

    aelgohary94 MDL Novice

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    after installing the latest update my pc lags for awhile
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  2. MS_User

    MS_User MDL Guru

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    all machines running Intel are affected some user noticing more slow down than others.
     
  3. coleoptere2007

    coleoptere2007 MDL Guru

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    My laptop is running Intel but i'm not affected
     
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    foo3495 MDL Senior Member

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  6. erpsterm35

    erpsterm35 MDL Senior Member

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    I'm not noticing any slowdowns with the recent meltdown/spectre fixes and some of my PCs are using AMD processors instead of Intel
     
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    bonesz MDL Member

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  9. pf100

    pf100 MDL Expert

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    What microarchitecture?The newest Intel chip I have is an Ivy Bridge that takes a hit with the fixes. The oldest I have is a 1.1 gHz Sandy Bridge which I can't afford any slowdown on.

    I don't see the point in slowing down my pc to protect myself when there are no known in-the-wild attacks based on Meltdown/Spectre (yet). I always overclock anything overclockable and I strive for maximum performance.

    I understand your point of view though. If I get hacked, you can say, "I told you so."
     
  10. bonesz

    bonesz MDL Member

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    if the hit was dramatic but in my case it is only about 200 points difference which translates to very minor drop in performance with it enabled. better safe that sorry. my CPU is i7-3770
     
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