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Hey guys I am having a real issue with this Q6600 I got in the P5K deluxe.

Only one core shows up in task manager/performance/CPU usage. There is only one graph when there should be four.

The Device manger shows 4 cores. BIOS shows four cores.

But CPU ID shows one, Orthos shos one, Futuremark shows one

My CPU scores are low--CIsta Rating 4.7 for an OCed Quad

I am seriously concerned and have been all through the BIOS, I F%ed the BIOS and then I systematically disabled every CPU config item to see if anything changed..no.

So I now have no clue what to try next. I really think there is some wierd issue with the board.

I flashed the latest BIOS tonight and still no change. I am going to try the in-between BIOS next.

But in BIOS it shows 4 cores!

It is just not showing them in Task Manager--or in Benchmarks scores or in CPU ID...

please help...I hate to think this ia a bad CPU...it has to be something I missed
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one way to check would be to open winrar and do the benchmark with multithreading enabled and disabled and see if its faster in multi
    
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will do
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In task manager if you do processes> right click a process and select affinity how many options do you get?
    
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Run Cinebench in multiprocessor mode.
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Post a screenshot of you CPU-Z page, verify it and post the verification link.
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It is slower when multithreaded...or at least it shows a lower Kb/s result

Pretty much the opposite of what you might expect ?
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Are you running vista or xp, and I dont know if this has been covered but you have installed the latest chipset drivers right
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In task manager if you do processes> right click a process and select affinity how many options do you get?
The option of affinity is not on the menu
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Are you running vista or xp, and I dont know if this has been covered but you have installed the latest chipset drivers right
I installed the drivers that ship with the P5K Deluxe on CD

I will see if there are later drivers
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