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    • BenoitM
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    Just curious: Meltdown & Spectre patches perf impact ?

    While watching my secondary computer firmware being updated (MS Surface Pro 4) and checking the DELL Update app for my main (ageing) editing system, I wonder if someone has alredy noticed a performance impact of Meltdown/Spectre OS/BIOS/firmware patches on MC ?

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  • Fri, Jan 12 2018 11:10 AM In reply to

    Re: Just curious: Meltdown & Spectre patches perf impact ?

    I haven't noticed any yet but from what I gather there must be one.

    Makes a achange for the AMD folk do get a laugh in. Poor Apple. (I know thats an oxymoron)

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  • Fri, Jan 12 2018 3:12 PM In reply to

    • BenoitM
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    Re: Just curious: Meltdown & Spectre patches perf impact ?

    perf hit could be up to 30%, with some apps...Hmm

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