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The strangest thing happened today, I left my pc on a web page last night, I went to my pc in the morning and checked the temps and only 1 core was showing, so I went to my task manager and only 1 core was showing and 1 core being used, My 3dmark score was 5060 instead of 14665.

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First I did a system restore, nothing. So I reset my cmos and reset the computer and only one core, So I powered down my PC, cleared the Bios took out the battery and set the Bios to standard settings, Only one core showed. Next I loaded windows with a basic boot, checked TM and 1 core, Reset the PC in normal and all my cores were back.

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Strange..I know a fare bit about PC's and am a bit of a power user. What could have caused this?
Edited by Bravo2010 - 4/3/12 at 12:29pm
 
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msconfig>Boot>Advanced options>check number of processors>4 or 8 thumb.gif

or Do you have any power saving settings enabled on the OS?

and your CPU has 8 threads
Edited by PontiacGTX - 4/3/12 at 12:57pm
  
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msconfig>Boot>Advanced options>check number of processors>4 or 8 thumb.gif
or Do you have any power saving settings enabled on the OS?


My SSD ran on an AMD system before swapping it into my 3930k system. I was freaking out and thought that my CPU was a debunk fake one. I searched for hours and realized the boot startup core was set to 4.

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The strange thing was I never changed any settings, Also by default, Msconfig, Boot- advanced always has the core setting on 1. But I changed it to 8 a awhile ago. And no power savings in settings, there set to high performance and no turbo. And the cores shut off on there own, But there back now.
Edited by Bravo2010 - 4/3/12 at 2:45pm
 
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NCIX is awesome, first if the chip did break, they were going to do a full exchange no problems even after the 30 days in store warrenty expired, 2nd they sold me a 1 year no questions asked warrenty for my cpu and mobo for 12 months for $60. So now im going to some serious ocing,,NCIX is a really good store for Customer service.
 
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