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So, is it normal for Core 2 to get hotter on the 2500k?

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Mine is always about 8C hotter than my coolest core, core 0. @4.4 ghz right now and under prime95 it's 76C while core 0 is 68C?
     
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It's normal for huge deltas between cores. On the Sandy Bridge models, however, they're a lot bigger (upwards to around 10C) as compared to previous Intel processor generations.
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Yup. It's normal.
    
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Mine does that too, nothing to worry like the others have all said
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Strange...is this accurate or just a fluke in the temp senders?

Is core #2 the hottest for you guys too?
     
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At peak temps my core 3 is ~5 degrees hotter than the others. They're all pretty much the same at idle though.
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Strange...is this accurate or just a fluke in the temp senders?

Is core #2 the hottest for you guys too?
On my 2600K, the hottest were Cores 1 and 2. They were both around 10C hotter than cores 0 and 3.
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Core 0 is my hottest core, core 1 is the coolest, there's about 10C difference between the two
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So this isn't a result of an improperly mounted CPU cooler, right?
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At peak temps my core 3 is ~5 degrees hotter than the others. They're all pretty much the same at idle though.
Same. thought my chip was funky but it's normal
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