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eVestigator
eVestigator
5/28/2018 2:13:53 AM
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Watchdog
Re: User Consent
Hey mate,

Oh yes I totally agree, I was more referring to way back when where they were competing for Pentium II, Pentium III, v1, v2, v3, v4 etc. :)

Simon

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TaimoorZubair
TaimoorZubair
5/27/2018 4:00:49 PM
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Guardian
Re: User Consent
@eVestigator: I'm not against the idea of decreasing the speed at the gains of having better security. However, it should not be something hidden from the user. They should give the user the choice if they want to install the update or not. The user should have the freedom to choose if they want to compromise on the speed or not.

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eVestigator
eVestigator
5/27/2018 3:34:36 AM
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Watchdog
Re: User Consent
That's what happens even they rush to market with bigger and better and try to pull the wool over our eyes with caching and not real CPU speed increases!

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LarryLoeb
LarryLoeb
5/24/2018 8:07:41 AM
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Author
Re: User Consent
@Talmoor

The patch is off by default. You have to activate it for the performance hit to happen.

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TaimoorZubair
TaimoorZubair
5/24/2018 5:27:28 AM
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Guardian
User Consent
"the patch Intel has let loose for it will decrease CPU performance by around 8%."

Will the users get the choice whether they want to install the patch at the cost of having decreased performance or not? From what I've seen the patch gets installed as part of hte update and without consent. Users are not warned that it will affect CPU performance. Some users may prefer to have higher performance over higher security.

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