Would you buy/use a computer that ran 3x slower than modern machines if it were more secure (less vulnerable to side-channel attacks)?

@cwebber It really depends on how much more security you get for your 3x speed sacrifice.

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@aran Indeed. In this case I'm suggesting security against things such as rowhammer, spectre, etc (btw my understanding is that the slowdown would be more like 1.5x-2x but I decided to give a significantly more conservative estimate)

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