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Windows 7: 8 Core Processor only registers as 1?

20 Dec 2015   #21
whs
Microsoft MVP

Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8
 
 

Hmm, first time I see other than 1. Thanks for posting.


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21 Dec 2015   #22
ThrashZone

Win-7-Pro64bit 7-H-Prem-64bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by torchwood View Post
Mine must be defective then.

Roy
Not sure that would be definitive your start up has obviously been modified by you or someone else
No GUI Boot/ start up delay-0 seconds and tweaked in advanced
Either defective or you have a ghost in your system changing stuff
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21 Dec 2015   #23
BorisTheAnimal

Windows 7 Home Premium
 
 

Well there is this:

AMD accused of falsifying number of cores in Bulldozer processors - NotebookCheck.net News

Not pointing any fingers but makes you wonder.
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21 Dec 2015   #24
Barman58

Windows 10 Pro x64 x2 Windows 10 Enterprise x64, Ubuntu
 
 

If you go into advanced and change the selection it should allow you to select between 1 and max, 8 in this case, and if you select the make permanent option it should retain this setting. This is not working for the op though it does on my system. If the number remained as 1 whatever you did then it would be defective as well as being pointless having the option
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22 Dec 2015   #25
Layback Bear

Windows 7 Pro. 64/SP-1
 
 

I lost again.
Has the check mark been removed or not?
When being checked their should be a choice of how many cores to choose from.
If one has a 8 core cpu their should be a choice from 1 to 8 in the selection.
If the check mark is remove the number will be 1 but it doesn't mean anything until the box is checked.
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23 Dec 2015   #26
AddRAM

Windows 7 Pro x64 Windows 10 Pro x64
 
 

What does it look like in Device Manager ?


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