Intel Unveils New CPUs That Thwart Spectre/Meltdown

Intel Unveils New CPUs That Thwart Spectre/Meltdown

Earlier this year, two CPU exploits known as Spectre and Meltdown surfaced. This led to a mass patch from Microsoft, but ultimately it was a CPU flaw so Intel, AMD, and others needed to rethink how they build processors. Well, Intel has just unveiled their new line of chips which are not vulnerable to Spectre or Meltdown. In addition to the lack of flaws, the chips are also faster than previous Intel architectures.

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