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I've been wondering something. What's the reason why core 0 is warmer than core 1? It's always warmer by like 1-3°C. You see, I'm assuming that this is normal, but I'm a nerd, so I wanna know why it's like this.
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Uneven heatsink placement or TIM application is usually the reason. Not much can be done about this since you can't be perfect.

Another reason is that some programs still don't utilize dual core fully. So they use the first core, naturally.
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That reminds me. Does the TIM act kinda like glue in addition to doing what it's supposed to do? I mean, if I wanted to sell my e2180 some day, can it be cleaned off pretty easily?
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Artic Silver 5 cleans off rather cleanly if you try to clean it.

Just use alcohol (80%+ is what I use) with a lint-free material (coffee filter works very well) and wipe away~
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That reminds me. Does the TIM act kinda like glue in addition to doing what it's supposed to do? I mean, if I wanted to sell my e2180 some day, can it be cleaned off pretty easily?
Its extremely easy to clean off, almost all TIM's are.
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I've been wondering something. What's the reason why core 0 is warmer than core 1? It's always warmer by like 1-3°C. You see, I'm assuming that this is normal, but I'm a nerd, so I wanna know why it's like this.
Usually they arent stressed the exact same amount so one over/under heats more or less. Or uneven TIM placement
    
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You guys are so informative. Thank you so much.
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