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.,6146.html