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Design Flaw In Intel CPUs Found, Reduces Performance

A massive design flaw and security vulnerability has been found in Intel CPUs. This design flaw not only effects security, but performance as well. The affected processors require an update to the OS on both the Windows and Linux side. Once you apply this fix a performance drop of 5-30% can be observed.

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Intel Working on New Implementation of The x86 Architecture?

The rumor mill has been talking about something, that if true would be a pretty big deal in the CPU industry. According to Bitsandchips.it, Intel has started work on a brand new x86 architecture that will succeed the current "Core" generation, which has been in place since Sandy Bridge. If this turns out to be true it will be a pretty big move and one that has been long overdue. It is apparently supposed to happen to in the 2019-2020 time frame. This new architecture will be more of a lean and mean approach, which we will explain below.

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