Intel decides to leave some older processor families vulnerable to Spectre

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Haifa team sires Intel's 'best processor ever' for laptops

Intel says that it won't issue patches to some older processors impacted by Spectre variant 2 flaw.

The chips also bears the all new Intel Core i5+, i7+ and i9+ badges that will go on to support Intel Optane memory tech, allowing you to use the affordable Optane RAM so as to speed up the traditional hard drives for faster boot times, app launches and other such similar to the speed boost, that you get when you use the SSD instead of HDD. You have to wonder how many motherboard makers would've bothered creating BIOSes for ancient CPUs even if Intel released new microcode.

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Based on customer inputs, most of these products are implemented as "closed systems" and therefore are expected to have a lower likelihood of exposure to these vulnerabilities. Although the company had previously said it planned to patch all affected chips, today it clarified that some product lines won't receive updates.

Central processing units manufactured by Intel that won't be getting a Spectre patch include Bloomfield, Bloomfield Xeon, Clarksfield, Gulftown, Harpertown Xeon C0 and E0, Jasper Forest, Penryn/QC, SoFIA 3GR, Wolfdale, Wolfdale Xeon, Yorkfield and Yorkfield Xeon along with older chips such as Core CPUs and Pentiums.

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If you have one of these chips, Intel seems to suggest buying a new CPU and motherboard is your best option. though they don't have to be from Intel, now do they?

It's a sour note to end on, but after a rough start, Intel delivered updates for about eight years' worth of processors, including chips from the still-popular Sandy Bridge and Ivy Bridge era. Built on the Coffee Lake platform using the 14nm++ process, Intel promises the new processors can edit 4K video up to 59 percent faster than the seventh generation chips with the same discrete graphics, which should be great news for video editors, especially as 4K continues to become the new standard.

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