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is it normal for i3 8100 have higher temp than i5 8400 ?

Aug 10, 2008
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System Name Kurise PC
Processor i7 5820k 4,7ghz / Ryzen 1700x 4ghz / 8700k
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Hi, gasolina. If I'm not mistaken different processors could have different max frequency and maybe they can have different temperatures. In your case, I would check the thermal grease if it's another? Maybe layer applied differently. Also, you can lubricate your cooler to reduce the temperature (as I understand, you are worried about the temperature, so there surely will not be worse and in the extreme case your cooler and processor will last longer)
i've tried different thermal grease also different cooler more than 20 and in every case the 8100 is hotter than 8400....
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Hello i have 8100 and also runs hotter then 8400 and 8700k