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Windows 7: Dual Core Xeon 3.6Ghz Processors

11 Apr 2010   #1
Goobz

 
Dual Core Xeon 3.6Ghz Processors

Hello all..

Have a quick ? for you all...

I have installed Windows 7 on my IBM Intellistation machine which has 2 Intel 3.6Ghz Dual Core Xeon Processors. Here's my question...

In Device Mangler, it shows Processors>Intel(R) Xeon(TM) CPU 3.60Ghz x 4. When I check Task Manager, it shows me the utilization of two processors.

Is this correct!? Should TM show 4 boxes instead of two!? Or is Windows 7 seeing everything okay?!

Thanks in advance!


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11 Apr 2010   #2
bobkn

Windows 7 Pro X64 SP1
 
 

Which version of Win7 do you have?

It's not easy to find the information, but apparently you need Professional or Ultimate to use two physical sockets. Home Premium only supports one.
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11 Apr 2010   #3
Goobz

 

I forgot to include that.. My apologies...

I have Windows 7 Home Premium x64.

AND...

Am I REALLY going to benefit from upgrading from Home Premium to Professional in order to utilize the processors!?
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15 Jul 2010   #4
JanPraestkjaer

Win2K, WinXp, WinVista, Mandriva- & Ubuntu- Linux
 
 
IBM Intellistation with 2 x 3.6GHz Xeon

Physically there are 2 processors (cores). However if "hyperthreading" is enabled then these 2 may sometimes show up as 4.
I see the difference on my machine (running Ubuntu) when enabling/disabling hyperthreading.
Hyperthreading is enabled / disabled in the computer's BIOS
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15 Jul 2010   #5
pparks1

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

You cannot take advantage of 2 physical CPU chips with Home Premium. You have to be on Professional, Enterprise or Ultimate to utilize both physical CPU's.
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12 Nov 2015   #6
livinstyle

Windows XP x64 SP2
 
 
Windows 7 x64 will not install

Hi Everyone,

i have acquired an Intellistatino Z Pro 6223, and for the life of me i cannot get windows 7, 8, or 10 installed on this machine.

I was able to install WinXP x64 perfectly fine. I only have an 80GB IDE drive and an IDE DVD-ROM drive in the machine currently.

I've tried to install win7 with SATA raid and SCSI raid, no dice on each.

ran a hardware check, everything passed w/o issue.

Here are the specs:

BIOS ver 1.7
Dual XEON 3.0Ghz
3GB PC2-3200 RAM Non-ECC (512x6)

changed every possible setting in the BIOS, still no luck. i have the HDD on ATA channel 0 and the DVD drive on Channel 1. HDD is set to master for jumper settings, and the DVD drive set to slave. If i leave it on CS, some reason it only detects the HDD, so i had to manually set the jumper on each so the computer can recognize both drives.

the only thing in the BIOS that is still enabled is SATA raid and SCSI raid, but no drives are installed. i was hoping to get win7 installed and install the drivers for them so i can have both SATA and SCSI raid setup for more drives.

Any assistance would be appreciated.

Thank you
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