> Not sure if the core duos work the same as older 2 CPU and 4 CPU > motherboards, but there are some BIOS functions that always use the first > CPU. So you never get true SMP because the hardware uses the first CPU more > to service interrupts.
True, but interrupt handling and minimal background processing should not cause a core to be 15 C hotter. I guess the original poster can mention the load on both cores (or post a top snapshot) so we can see if there is some load on the system. Josh _______________________________________________ email@example.com mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"