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Why is one of the cores 10c higher than the other one? Yes I reapplied thermal paste a million times.

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Originally Posted by TowelieTowel;15237175 
Why is one of the cores 10c higher than the other one? Yes I reapplied thermal paste a million times.

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Yeah, that is how mine is too, one core is always 9 C higher than the others.

Also have repasted 3 times, but still the same. I am using the stupid HDT cooler type, if that matters.
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wow those are some sick temps what cooloer and TIM are you using???
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That's normal, nothing to worry about smile.gif
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Originally Posted by Mattbag;15237233 
wow those are some sick temps what cooloer and TIM are you using???

Its the cooler master 212 with the same tim it came with. its just very cold over here...
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Originally Posted by TowelieTowel;15237702 
Its the cooler master 212 with the same tim it came with. its just very cold over here...

It started warming up again over here maybe thats why my temps started idleing at 40C so I swapped my h50 with the stock intel heatsink and I'm getting the same idle temps but horrible load temps.

I decided to buy some artic silver and then am gonna switch back to the H50 but I might be intrested in trying that cooler master since i've hear good things.

But typically when I would run prime usually my 3rd core ran about 7-8C hotter so I assume its normal.
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Some say its normal , i dont think so .. core 4 shouldnt be 10c warmer , not for any reason .

my temps right now sit at 31 , 30 , 29 , 28 .. thats a good indication that my thermal paste has been applied and set correctly .

i think yours is all over the place , not getting even coverage with your thermal paste .. Must have air pockets or something for core 4 to sit 10c higher than core 1 while doing absolutly nothing .

i suggest buying a new cooler , maybe a h60 or something with pre applied thermal paste .. you wont have this problem anymore . My mate has a 2600k and a h70 , his cores arent 10c apart .. its not normal whatever people tell you .

temperature curve on all cores should be as even as they can be , there is no reason for core 4 to spike that high .
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it is normal.
my 2500k does the exact same thing
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Originally Posted by Mattbag;15237233 
wow those are some sick temps what cooloer and TIM are you using???

It's that low because he's using enhanced C states to lower frequency on idle.

My 2600K at 4.8GHz idles at full speed at 30c average.
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Originally Posted by blackbalt89;15238517 
It's that low because he's using enhanced C states to lower frequency on idle.

My 2600K at 4.8GHz idles at full speed at 30c average.

Yes , for it being "very cold" the temps are nothing special , i suggest buying a new cooler .

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