Intel Chip Broken
The Register reports: “‘Kernel memory leaking’ Intel processor design flaw forces Linux, Windows redesign”

A security design flaw in Intel x86 chips may force users to sacrifice up to 33% of performance to mitigate the issue. More testing is required, and more info can be found with technical details on the linux kernel mailing list, postgresql page, and here: http://pythonsweetness.tumblr.com/post/169166980422/the-mysterious-case-of-the-linux-page-table

From: https://www.theregister.co.uk/2018/01/02/intel_cpu_design_flaw/, courtesy of Fredrik Korsbäck on the packetpushers.net slack community.