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Atom D510 Digital Thermal Sensor MSR issue


Hello. Sorry for my bad english.

There is a single-board computer with an Atom
D510 processor. For thermal measurement i use LM87 Hardware monitor.
He gives such measurements:
Core 0, value: 73.00
Core 1, value: 72.00
There is no doubt about this values are correct.

As an experiment, I tried to read the value from the MSR IA32_THERM_STATUS (0x19C) of Core 0.

Readed value: 0x883A0000

As we know value readed from MSR 0x19C is a delta (TJmax - value).
TJmax for this processor is a 100. (

((0x883A0000 >> 16) & 0x7F) = 0x3A = 58 (DEC)
100 - 58 = 42

Which is clearly incorrect, but for example on

Core i5-2540M (TJmax readed from MSR 0x1A2),
Core i5-4690 (TJmax readed from MSR 0x1A2),
Core i7-10700 (TJmax readed from MSR 0x1A2),
Atom N270,

the value calculated in this way is correct.

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Hello @manfredmann

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