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Windows 7: task manager


26 May 2010   #1

windows 7 premium x64
 
 
task manager

so this is just an information question. i see a hand full of people posting pics of their tack manager on here and it is showing twice ass many processors as they list on their system specs and if you lookup the board it is only a singalcpu board why doe it show 12 cores on an i7 6 core?
here is what i am talking about mine is the 4 core pic



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26 May 2010   #2

W7 RTM Ultimate x64
 
 

Maybe Hyperthreading? I'm not too sure, I could be wrong tho.
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26 May 2010   #3

Win7 HP (x64)/Win7 Ultimate (x64)
 
 

Hi

Uber Philf is spot-on - what you may see are the 4 physical cores which are sometimes split into eight virtual cores when hyper-threading is enabled.

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Multi-Core Processor
Multithreading
Corei5 and Core i7

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