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before I buy my Q6600, I want to double check and make sure its compatible with Windows XP Professional. (as in, will it recognize all 4 cores?) I will be running SP2 of course :]
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Of course it will work.
    
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Yes.
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Originally Posted by burrbit View Post
before I buy my Q6600, I want to double check and make sure its compatible with Windows XP Professional. (as in, will it recognize all 4 cores?) I will be running SP2 of course :]
I'm pretty sure it does support "quad cores". If it doesn't you can always email microsoft or google " Q6600 on windows XP " for more information

I can't tell you 100% if it will work on XP because I don't own a Intel Q6600 so please verify in your thread after you installed XP on your Q6600
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post #5 of 9
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I'm pretty sure it does support "quad cores". If it doesn't you can always email microsoft or google " Q6600 on windows XP " for more information

I can't tell you 100% if it will work on XP because I don't own a Intel Q6600 so please verify in your thread after you installed XP on your Q6600
Yes of course it will support all the cores.
    
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Yes of course it will support all the cores.
Well I never owned one so I have no idea. Internet can lie sometimes so I'm not going to say it works or it doesn't
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Mail it to me first and I will verify that it works okay
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post #8 of 9
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Originally Posted by burrbit View Post
before I buy my Q6600, I want to double check and make sure its compatible with Windows XP Professional. (as in, will it recognize all 4 cores?) I will be running SP2 of course :]
Here is a little link, I ran into a year ago. I had this same question when I upgraded to a dual core AMD. It should clear things up for u.

http://searchwincomputing.techtarget...189223,00.html
post #9 of 9
Works like a charm.

I did a fresh install of XP after installation, so I'm not to sure about just dropping it in and running, but XP will support far more than just four cores.
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