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Hate to ruin your day, but... Boffins cook up fresh Meltdown, Spectre CPU design flaw exploits

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Re: 1996 - a lesson from history

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Advanced_RISC_Computing

Pretty sure that quite a few of those products were before 1996, and quite a few did more than one instruction per cycle. Some of them even ran Windows NT, while it was permitted.

Intel's answer to RISC was going to be IA64, because a 64bit x86 couldn't be done.

Well, it looks quite likely that AMD64 will be around rather longer than IA64.

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