The Ryzen 1700x and 1800x report a temperature that can be up to 20 degrees C warmer than the chip is actually experiencing. That means the chip is much cooler than it reports. But Why?!?

The thermal inertia! In this video, we walk through it. The heatsink must be kept as cool as possible on those chips to provide the thermal headroom to be able to get the XFR boost.

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