Originally Posted by Paradigm Shifter
I think the point was that what impact will a future
mitigation have on Gen.9 performance? Obsolescence by security mitigation? Too many people still using old systems? Need a quick injection of cash from companies replacing their kit? Announce security vulnerability, "mitigate" it (and destroy performance in the process), tell everyone "new chips don't see a performance drop!".... profit?
only problem is anyone with a bit of knowledge in their tech division is telling them to renew on AMD products. MSPs will also pimp AMD solutions going forward, if they haven't already. That only leaves home users victim to these shady tactics, which rarely end well (see Apple's battery update that ended in class action and free warranty replacements)
example - we ordered 100 Vega 10 books last week, BEFORE Ryuk made the news, weeks after windows defender started finding it... Now i'm like a prophet, even though I've been saying the EXACT SAME THING thru all of 2019. We'll be buying nothing but AMD products for the next 3-4 years assuming things keep this way. Maybe Shart's hitting the fan hard enough @ Intel CPU division to speed up the death of core.
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Last edited by skupples; 01-19-2020 at 07:27 PM.