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I've got my cpu overclocked to 4.2ghz and when running prime95 i've noticed a fairly large gap between my core temps. After about a half hour of running the coldest core will hover about 51-52 c and the hottest will hover about 57-58 c. Is this size of variance normal?

My concern is that I didn't apply the thermal stuff properly. Just wondering what you guys though.
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Temp variance is normal, I have a 4-5C spread between my coldest and hottest and I've heard of 10C+.
    
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yup same type of variance here as well

hottest temp while running p95 is about 68 coldest temp is about 61
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