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Windows 7: Boot up 1 or 4 Cores

27 Apr 2010   #1

Windows 7 Home Premium
Boot up 1 or 4 Cores

Hello All

I have a ? on boot/up.
Do I setup to boot with one core like it is, or boot 2 or 3 & 4 core?
What is the best setup on i7.

This is on a Dell 435T/9000 i7.

Thanks for your time guys & gals

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27 Apr 2010   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate x64

From my experience and testing, toggling this has never made 1 bit of difference on any machine I have ever used. I've read about this tweak for years now...but have never seen this thing make a single difference.

So, on my boxes, it's unchecked.
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27 Apr 2010   #3

Windows 7 Home Premium

Thanks PParks1 For your opinion & fast reply.
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27 Apr 2010   #4

Windows 10 Pro (x64)

It is used for debugging and testing ONLY. These options only disable not enable.
As long as the checkbox is unchecked, the value in the box is ignored.

Processors - Limit Number Used by Windows 7

Leave it alone, forever. Never open this dialog ever again.
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