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Windows 7: Intel Core i5-2410M dual or quad

12 Oct 2011   #1
Wicca

 
 
Intel Core i5-2410M dual or quad

i have this
Intel Core i5-2410M for my laptop


in task manager it has 4 thing in cpu indicating 4 cores and in device manager it has 4 cpu in it nut when i search online it says that it is a dual core proccessor so i need to know


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12 Oct 2011   #2
speedgamer01

Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit SP1
 
 

Hi there!

It is a dual core processor, but it has HT (hyper threading) enabled (recent feature of intel cpus). Which multiplies the number of cores virtually gaining more performance with the same physical structure. So it acts like a quad core cpu but it has got 2 real cores.
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12 Oct 2011   #3
bobkn

Windows 7 Pro X64 SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by speedgamer01 View Post
Hi there!

It is a dual core processor, but it has HT (hyper threading) enabled (recent feature of intel cpus). Which multiplies the number of cores virtually gaining more performance with the same physical structure. So it acts like a quad core cpu but it has got 2 real cores.
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