e8400 Overclock temprature discrepancies

senetoro

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So I just finished building my system and while running benchmarks with 3dMarkVantage and Prime95 I noticed that when doing these tests my cpu cores were quite different temperature wise.

Cpu: e8400, 3.825 vcore 1.33

The cpu0 would always post at 43 degrees Celsius, while cpu1 would fluctuate from 34 idle to 44 under load, while cpu0 never changed. Whats going on?

I want to try and push my system to 4ghz and once that is done play around w/ the ram and gcard, but before I do I want to get this squared away. Thanks!

(Ps: system in Signature eta 3min)
 

senetoro

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Thanks, so if that is the case is it possible to accurately tell my Cpu Temp? or just hope for the best and if I BSoD clock back a bit.
 

dagger

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There is no way to fix a stuck sensor, rma it if you still can. The cpu will still throttle according to thermal limit, despite having stuck sensor. So it's not good to just run with it.