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  • Intel Should Now Have Gen7 Graphics Mitigated Without The Hefty Performance Hit

    Phoronix: Intel Should Now Have Gen7 Graphics Mitigated Without The Hefty Performance Hit

    Earlier this month when Intel disclosed CVE-2019-14615 as a security vulnerability affecting their graphics architecture, older Gen7 graphics saw a huge hit to their performance with the initial patches for addressing this vulnerability on Ivy Bridge and Haswell processors. Fortunately, a new mitigation patch series was sent out this week where they believe the performance costs are now avoided...

    http://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?pag...vers-Gen7-Loss

  • #2
    I know this is unrelated but what is the font used in that slide? It looks like an open-source Tahoma.

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    • #3
      > The mitigation is still involving a custom EU kernel

      So it'll stop working after Brexit...?

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      • #4
        Originally posted by salsadoom View Post
        > The mitigation is still involving a custom EU kernel

        So it'll stop working after Brexit...?
        no I guess Nigel will write a patch.

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        • #5
          is there an Intel product not vulnerable to something? Geez.

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          • #6
            Originally posted by salsadoom View Post
            > The mitigation is still involving a custom EU kernel

            So it'll stop working after Brexit...?
            Execution Unit.

            Nice one though

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            • #7
              Who's that one who is peeking around the corner? Oh. It's CacheOut! \o/

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              • #8
                Originally posted by Mel Spektor View Post
                is there an Intel product not vulnerable to something? Geez.
                The "intel inside" sticker

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                • #9
                  Originally posted by Mel Spektor View Post
                  is there an Intel product not vulnerable to something? Geez.
                  Originally posted by CochainComplex View Post
                  The "intel inside" sticker
                  That too is vulnerable to a (sweatty) palm of my hand. Of all the laptops I've had, that sticker eventually peeled off.

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                  • #10
                    At least this is a dodged bullet. I was worried I'd be stuck with a paperweight iGPU hoping for a nice Ryzen 4000 series ThinkPad to come out.

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