12th Generation Intel® Core™ Processors Datasheet, Volume 1 of 2
Processor Thermal Management
The thermal solution provides both component-level and system-level thermal management. To allow optimal operation and long-term reliability of Intel processor-based systems, the system/processor thermal solution should be designed so that the processor:
- Remains below the maximum junction temperature (TjMAX) specification at the maximum Processor Base power (a.k.a TDP).
- Conforms to system constraints, such as system acoustics, system skin-temperatures, and exhaust-temperature requirements.