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    SubjectRe: temperature standard - global config option?
    James Sutherland <jas88@cam.ac.uk> wrote:
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    > The current x86 setup uses a small sensor sitting under the CPU socket.

    Current Intel chips have a sensor built right into the die of the processor
    itself -- voila, close enough to the critical junction temperature for any
    purpose. Many workstation CPUs have a similar feature, and the other x86
    manufacturers either do or have plans to include such a beast.

    Charles
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