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There are a bunch of different APIs within windows.

Some rely on older code that does not report the topology properly. Some of the older DLLs use the intel descriptions so it incorrectly reports the core counts.

If task manager says you have 8 cores, then you have 8 cores.

(edit, it is APIs, not DLLs)
Edited by JF-AMD - 2/2/12 at 9:05am
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