Windows 10: Intel chips with built-in Meltdown and Spectre protections later 2018

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    Win7 Pro 64-bit\Windows 10 Pro 64-bit dual boot
       01 Feb 2018 #10

    Didn't AMD say that their CPUs are NOT vulnerable to Meltdown?
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  2.    01 Feb 2018 #11

    dlwmacgregor said: View Post
    Didn't AMD say that their CPUs are NOT vulnerable to Meltdown?
    They did indeed say they "believed" they weren't.

    GPZ Variant 3 (Rogue Data Cache Load or Meltdown) is not applicable to AMD processors

    We believe AMD processors are not susceptible due to our use of privilege level protections within paging architecture and no mitigation is required.
    AMD Processor Security | AMD

    They said in the same link that they (like everyone else) are vulnerable to Spectre though. Which is the worse one.
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