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I saw the intel-microcode in the ubuntu repositories and was wondering if it was worth installing on my Yorkfield-6M based system. If so, what are the benefits from this package?

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Microcode is update of processor of runtime. If any problems are found in hardware they may be fixed by such software update.

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