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Bios Update F.69 Rev.A (Spectre Update)?

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I posted this in the HP Business Class notebooks last week but didn't get any replies - I think this is a better forum for my question so I apologise for posting it again!  I'm asking....

 

"Not sure, as there is relatively little information at HP's support site (http://tinyurl.com/yb3brqtc) but I'm guessing F.69 Rev.A is the Spectre Meltdown microcode fix?

 

If this is the case, I'm interested if anyone has any experience with the performance impact on the 2570P?  I have a  Intel Core i5-3320M @ 2.60GHz.

 

Personally, I'd rather live with the theoretical vulnerability (hell, I've been living with it on all my computers since 1995 or whatever!) than close the vulnerability but suffer a noticeable performance impact.

 

TIA!"

 

Any experiences?

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