A Look At The MDS Cost On Xeon, EPYC & Xeon Total Impact Of Affected CPU Vulnerabilities

Written by Michael Larabel in Software on 20 May 2019 at 12:48 PM EDT. Page 3 of 8. 16 Comments.

Of course, the MDS mitigation cost for pre-Cascadelake Xeons is in addition to the already exposed mitigation impact of Spectre/Meltdown/Foreshadow.

The MDS mitigations increase the time of performing a context switch by over 200 more cycles.

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