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How can I test find out if both cores are running on my e6300?
    
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You can run CPU-Z and it should say 2 cores on the bottom or you can run Everest and see if both temps for both cores are being read.
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How come I cant select a core in CPUZ? Its greyed out.
    
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Run 2 instances of prime95 and go onto task manager

It should read

Core 0 - 50 for instance 1
Core 1 - 50 for instance 2
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What does it say there?
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Open task manager and see if you have two CPU graphs.
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Originally Posted by Fishie36 View Post
Open task manager and see if you have two CPU graphs.
I do. Thanks.
    
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Originally Posted by Fishie36 View Post
Open task manager and see if you have two CPU graphs.
I don't have two graphs, but my CPU usage do hit 100%. That's how I know both my cores are working.
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Originally Posted by TaiDinh View Post
I don\\\\\\'t have two graphs, but my CPU usage do hit 100%. That\\\\\\'s how I know both my cores are working.
Maybe you need the patch?

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/896256
    
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