Minimum/Maximum power dissipation
Maximum power dissipation is the maximum power dissipated by the CPU under the worst conditions - at the maximum core voltage, maximum temperature and maximum signal loading conditions. Maximum Power dissipation is always higher than Thermal Design Power.
Minimum power dissipation that is mentioned on many CPU pages on this site is the power dissipated by the processor when the processor is switched into one of low-power modes, usually the low power mode that offers best power-savings.
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