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Am_I_Evil
12-18-10, 04:28 PM
so not sure what's going on here....

here's a cpuz screenshot from a review:
http://www.overclock3d.net/gfx/articles/2010/10/12204938770l.jpg

cores 4 threads 8

and here's mine:
http://img63.imageshack.us/img63/1447/cpuzne.jpg

cores 1 threads 2

any ideas?

bacon12
12-18-10, 04:31 PM
Does windows task manager show 8 cores?

Am_I_Evil
12-18-10, 04:39 PM
Does windows task manager show 8 cores?

it didn't...but i found the answer on google....all is well now...

ATOJAR
12-18-10, 07:20 PM
Come on then ..... Tell us what the issue was? (newb)

Am_I_Evil
12-18-10, 10:22 PM
in msconfig it was set to boot with 2 cores...i just had to uncheck that check box and reboot...everything's recognized now...

ATOJAR
12-19-10, 01:20 AM
Yeah thought so .... Ive heard if that before. :)