Benchmarking AMD FX vs. Intel Sandy/Ivy Bridge CPUs Following Spectre, Meltdown, L1TF, Zombieload
Written by Michael Larabel in Software on 24 May 2019. Page 5 of 8. 48 Comments

PostgreSQL is one of the real-world workloads that is measurably impacted by the Intel CPU mitigations though aside from when disabling Hyper Threading did still generally outperform the AMD FX processors tested.

The GIMP open-source Photoshop alternative also runs slower on the Intel CPUs with the mitigations though the Intel Core i5/i7 CPUs still outperformed the AMD FX competition.

Redis being another real-world workload seeing hits from these mitigations but still came out ahead of the AMD FX processors.

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