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    Intel makes 'Security-First Pledge'

    And releases more benchmarks showing the impact of Meltdown and Spectre security patches.
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    Re: Intel makes 'Security-First Pledge'

    Transparent and timely. Right.
    Grab that. Get that. Check it out. Bring that here. Grab anything useful. Take anything good.

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    Re: Intel makes 'Security-First Pledge'

    Well I think Intel are usually quite transparent at least

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    Re: Intel makes 'Security-First Pledge'

    Quote Originally Posted by DanceswithUnix View Post
    Well I think Intel are usually quite transparent at least
    I can certainly see right through that open letter.

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    Re: Intel makes 'Security-First Pledge'



    Those despicable Elk,stealing the pond weed!

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    Re: Intel makes 'Security-First Pledge'

    Very much a case of closing the stable door after the horse has bolted.

    That Intel only seem concerned with the security of customers who've bought their product in the last 5 years doesn't exactly shout that "security is an ongoing priority"

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    Re: Intel makes 'Security-First Pledge'

    They had to find a way for me to get rid of my perfectly adequate 2600k. I'm going Ryzen, at least this time I get to pick who "makes love" to me.

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    Re: Intel makes 'Security-First Pledge'

    Security is an ongoing priority for a company whom is so large it literally told the EU High Courts to go do one? Ha, it's an afterthough, no matter what he says

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    Re: Intel makes 'Security-First Pledge'

    Quote Originally Posted by Tabbykatze View Post
    Security is an ongoing priority for a company whom is so large it literally told the EU High Courts to go do one? Ha, it's an afterthough, no matter what he says
    Got a source for where they literally told the EU high courts to do one?

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    Re: Intel makes 'Security-First Pledge'

    I actually lolled....
    Old puter - still good enuff till I save some pennies!

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    Re: Intel makes 'Security-First Pledge'

    Skylake isn't that old, on some platforms. Up until ~6 months ago the big socket (workstations etc) was on broadwell, and those customers are probably the ones most likely to notice any slowdown

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    Re: Intel makes 'Security-First Pledge'

    Quote Originally Posted by Corky34 View Post
    That Intel only seem concerned with the security of customers who've bought their product in the last 5 years doesn't exactly shout that "security is an ongoing priority"
    I also like the way they omitted benchmarks for anything older than 2-3 years, when they're saying they're going back for 5 years. Which likely leaves quite a few "old" processor architectures out of that mix. If Intel were serious about security they would also be going back further than that, I guess the message I've taken away from this is "we only care about customers who have upgraded in the last 5 years, the rest of you we don't care about, not even remotely".

    Quote Originally Posted by Glyce View Post
    They had to find a way for me to get rid of my perfectly adequate 2600k. I'm going Ryzen, at least this time I get to pick who "makes love" to me.
    I'm not getting rid of mine. However when I do choose to upgrade Intel can forget it.

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    Re: Intel makes 'Security-First Pledge'

    Quote Originally Posted by Iota View Post
    I'm not getting rid of mine. However when I do choose to upgrade Intel can forget it.
    Ditto (3770 here)
    Grab that. Get that. Check it out. Bring that here. Grab anything useful. Take anything good.

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    Re: Intel makes 'Security-First Pledge'

    And those reportedly suffering most, are the very ones Intel choose NOT to show benchmarks for.
    Pre-Skylake.
    As usual, carefully crafted PR rubbish.

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    Re: Intel makes 'Security-First Pledge'

    The PR says "Our customers' security is an ongoing priority, not a one-time event".

    Such a priority that security has been just a marketing feature, a tick-box paid-certificate-wielding exercise cynically exploited to sell more:
    https://www.semiaccurate.com/2016/01/20/intel-puts-out-secure-cpus-based-on-insecurity/

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    Re: Intel makes 'Security-First Pledge'

    Quote Originally Posted by adidan View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by Iota View Post
    I'm not getting rid of mine. However when I do choose to upgrade Intel can forget it.
    Ditto (3770 here)
    3570k here - same - I've no budget for an upgrade for a while but i'll be going AMD when I can...
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