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[–] SuperIce 32 points 11 months ago (4 children)

Ones that are built into the CPU's hardware but you have to pay extra to unlock like a DLC for your CPU. That's not a joke, Intel's new Xeons are like that.

[–] [email protected] 17 points 11 months ago

Great, now we have to pirate processor DLC.

[–] [email protected] 16 points 11 months ago

And that's when you remember why you have been an average AMD enjoyer.

[–] [email protected] 8 points 11 months ago

Yeah its crazy. And according to Wendell at Level1Techs its actually a huge benefit but yeah, especially at a datacenter scale I can't see anyone buying chips with dlc. Especially with Epyc currently spanking everyone's butt right now.

[–] [email protected] 4 points 11 months ago

That seems like a big security risk.