Uncorrectable freedom and security issues on x86 platforms

Gerd Hafenbrack hafenbrack at arcor.de
Sat Apr 23 08:08:57 UTC 2016

On 2016-04-23 05:41, Timothy Pearson wrote:
> ... If you don't care about raw computing power there are already
> several ARM-based options that make reasonable daily drivers, such as
> the ASUS C201.  From my perspective, anyone continuing to purchase
> modern x86 systems after being made aware of this problem is simply
> accepting the fact that computers are now locked down appliances bound
> by an EULA, much like proprietary software. ...

If you care about affordable raw computing power above ARM i.e. x86
systems, there are at least AMD Kabini and AMD Vishera (FX-xxxx) and AMD
Opteron prcessors.

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