Does BIOS control thermal shutdown or does the CPU

Discussion created by zerwigg on Sep 10, 2019
Latest reply on Sep 14, 2019 by benman2785

I have a Ryzen 5 2600 and I am wondering if there is some sort of sensor built into the CPU that detects max. temperature or if the BIOS sends the CPU a shutdown code when it reaches a certain temperature. Just curious how this works.