Originally posted by xfcemint View Post
A: The primary reason seems to be the 4-8% loss of performance. In the current market conditions, a 6% faster CPU sells at 20% higher price. Their estimate is that most consumers would not buy a CPU with performance degradation of 6%. In other words, their estimate is that security is worth less than 20% of the CPU price.
That's in the current market conditions, but what about the future? We are moving into 7nm and 5nm which should allow for lower prices (assuming enough factories)...