Specter/Meltdown performance impact on my Lenovo T450S

Did some quick benchmarks tonight with the mitigation’s enabled and disabled. I’m losing over 10% performance on a Broadwell i5-5300U   Enabled:   Disabled: If you want to try yourself here is how you can disable the mitigation’s. Run the following from Command Prompt or PowerShell. Make sure you ‘Run as Administrator’. reg add “HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\Session … Read more

microSD Benchmarks

Recently started replacing my microSD’s I use for some Raspberry Pi’s with the new Samsung EVO line of microSD card and figured I’d do some benchmarks. I’m sure you can find much better write-ups online but here are my results from some quick benches using CrystalDiskMark 5.0.2 64-bit on Windows 10 64- bit using a … Read more