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I do seriously suspect something is fishy about the tempratures. Volts and temps are often directly related, and by reducing the voltages, temps go down also. If all software and BIOS consistently read the same number, then I suspect a faulty sensor (hardware).
    
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How can I check the real temp then? to make sure this is or isn't the cause?
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I see 3 solutions for you.
1.Reduce the clock speed and voltage to prevent the throttling.
2.If the base of the heat sink is not getting hot then you are probably not overheating, if you are, you can tell. Then just disable TM2 in the bios.
3.RMA the board, or get a newer board.
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How can I tell if the base of the heatsink is not getting hot? The heatsink itself feels fine. I cannot feel the base for obvious reasons.

If I must I will lower the clock speed. Obviously I want to do my best to not do so..
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