News

Microsoft tests show Spectre patches drag down performance on older PCs

The upshot is that users should be running Windows 10 on modern silicon. But patch regardless!
Intel Haswell processor
Intel

Note: When you purchase something after clicking links in our articles, we may earn a small commission. Read our affiliate link policy for more details.

As PCWorld's senior editor, Mark focuses on Microsoft news and chip technology, among other beats. He has formerly written for PCMag, BYTE, Slashdot, eWEEK, and ReadWrite.

Coupon Codes