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    Quote Originally Posted by jpmboy View Post
    Folks are conflating TDP, TJmax, Tcase and what prochot are and do. TJmax simply is a arbitrary value used to report DIstance to TJmax. THe CPU does not send an actual temperature signal. What you see in coretemp or any other thing reporting Degrees C, is TJmax - Distance to TJmax... so if the DTJmax is 70 and your TJmax is 100, you see 30C. What's the mystery here?? You can set TJmax to any value you choose and it is pretty meaningless, but may be useful if you use OS-based tools to control load/power based on your thermal management design.

    Might be worth pointing this part out about TjMax, John:

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