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Do Spectre, Meltdown Mean the Death of Moore’s Law?

by Joel Hruska

Spectre and Meltdown are two of the most significant security issues to surface since the beginning of this millennium. Spectre, in particular, is going to be difficult to mitigate. Both AMD and Intel will have to redesign how their CPUs function to fully address the problem. Even if the performance penalties fall hardest on older CPUs or server workloads…

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