Reply to post: Re: Does that statistic come with an asterisk?

In colossal surprise, Intel says new vPro processors are quite a bit better than the old ones

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Re: Does that statistic come with an asterisk?

They're probably benchmarks with the mitigations enabled, although I'm sure they cherry-picked the benchmarks which aren't affected by the Spectre stuff (iirc the slowdown is quite dependant on exactly what you're asking the chip to do).

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