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Hey guys, so I'm running OSX 10.8 on my system, so the only monitoring software I could use is HWMonitor. I notice that my CPU0 core is idling at ~20* while the other 3 cores are idling at ~30*. Is this normal? What could be the cause? The difference is still about 10* even in P95. Thanks!
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Hey guys, so I'm running OSX 10.8 on my system, so the only monitoring software I could use is HWMonitor. I notice that my CPU0 core is idling at ~20* while the other 3 cores are idling at ~30*. Is this normal? What could be the cause? The difference is still about 10* even in P95. Thanks!

what about when you stress test the CPU, does it also show ~10c difference in the cores?
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It is actually very common for the chip. I already put up a thread for the same exact issue. Basically the idea is that because the cores 0-3 are in a line, the two cores will be warmer by about 5-10C mad.gif

It is annoying, but we have to deal with it.
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It's always a 10* off regardless of idling or stress testing. I guess this is pretty normal since my temps are never past 70* at 4.2ghz. Thanks for the help guys!
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