Intel benchmarks show Spectre and Meltdown patches slow down PCs considerably


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Originally published at: https://www.myce.com/news/intel-benchmarks-show-spectre-meltdown-patches-slow-pcs-considerably-83422/

The updates that should protect users against the Spectre and Meltdown attacks do influence system performance, according to benchmarks released by Intel. The performance decrease of systems with Kaby Lake or Coffee Lake CPUs combined with an SSD are relative small, According to the chip giant.