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Your CPU may have slowed down on Wednesday

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  1. meatrocket
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    Found this on r/programming and thought it was sorta interesting, albeit short.

    Found this on r/programming and thought it was sorta interesting, albeit short.

    Although I suspect the performance impact will be minuscule on average, this surprise still serves as a reminder that raw CPU performance can silently change due to microcode updates and most Linux distributions and modern Windows have these updates enabled by default.

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  2. hungariantoast
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    As far as Intel chips that are still relevant, this seems to affect everything except Rocket Lake and Tiger Lake

    As far as Intel chips that are still relevant, this seems to affect everything except Rocket Lake and Tiger Lake

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