• img January 03, 2018

Upcoming patches for security flaw in Intel processors expected to slow down computers

Windows users whose PCs run on Intel processors can apparently expect their computers to slow down after next Tuesday. In fact, all computers using modern Intel chips – whether they run Windows, Linux or macOS – are expected to suffer a performance hit in the coming days. The reason for this unwelcome change is a fundamental design flaw discovered in Intel’s processor chips, more specifically in the Intel x86-64 hardware, which will have to be … More


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