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Intel's Skylake and Kaby Lake CPUs have nasty hyper-threading bug


Re: I am glad i stayed

AMD Processors have Microcode Updates released regularly as well.

In fact, when I was designing AMD systems based on bleeding edge chips, like Ryzen, there might be two or three DOZEN Microcode updates after the CPU was released, and perhaps dozens to hundreds of patches already in the Microcode update.

Every time we released a BIOS update for our AMD systems, we would get the latest Microcode update from AMD.

All CPU manufacturers have Microcode updates and issues like Intel just had.

Don't use this as a justification of the difference between Intel and AMD.

I use the fact that AMD "Invents" technology, Intel "evolves" technology.

The first brings us new cool stuff at much lower costs, which the second is safe and profitable.

If Intel was smart, they would use AMD as an R&D house and use Intel's manufacturing capability to build them.

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