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Meltdown/Spectre Updates = Big Slow Down for SSDs [45004]

 
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PostPosted: Sun Jan 07, 2018 11:32 pm    Post subject: Meltdown/Spectre Updates = Big Slow Down for SSDs [45004] Reply with quote

TechSpot has published four pages of insight on how the OS and motherboard patches for Meltdown and Spectre could affect your desktop system. While the primary concern for many is CPU performance, the hits to SSDs are also noteworthy: results show up to 40% degradation for processes such as sequential read and write.

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PostPosted: Mon Jan 08, 2018 6:18 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Yes I am noticing big difference in transfer rates big files and sequential r/w is big time affected including working across disks. Decryption and unpacking is slower. Whatever solution they are implementing should not affect performance this much.
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PostPosted: Mon Jan 08, 2018 6:17 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

No problems here. Not using or planing to use the fix since there is nothing to fix except panic attacks in some people. Razz
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PostPosted: Tue Jan 09, 2018 2:53 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I'll wait for what Intel is doing before I do anything else.
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PostPosted: Thu Jan 11, 2018 8:56 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

You know, having read things like this, I decided not to install the KB4056894 patch.
There are no known vulnerabilities yet - and the only way it can get in is through the internet, which have not happened yet.
So, I think I can live without it.
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PostPosted: Thu Jan 11, 2018 1:50 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Csimbi wrote:
You know, having read things like this, I decided not to install the KB4056894 patch.
There are no known vulnerabilities yet - and the only way it can get in is through the internet, which have not happened yet.
So, I think I can live without it.


Yes I will be backing it out as well.
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