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TomsHardware: INTEL storage performance slaughtered with Spectre, Meltdown, Zombieload, AMD barely affected. Phoronix: Xeon up to 19% slower!

Discussion created by black_zion on May 24, 2019

While it may not be extremely serious for home and HEDT uses, just a few percentage points, just imagine if you have a server farm with hundreds or thousands of drives. Remember that while the tested Haswell Xeon processor is old, servers have a very long life span due to the costs involved, both in hardware/software and in downtime, so it is very likely there are a number of these units still in operation.

 

https://tomshardware.com/reviews/intel-amd-storge-test-mds-zombieload-ridl-fallout,6146.html

 

 

https://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?page=news_item&px=Haswell-Xeon-Zombie-Load-Ref

 

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