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I heard earlier that to get my Q6600 working on all four cores (Since it's using 1 at the moment) What do I have to do to get this to work? I heard it's in the BIOS.
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W*F? y is it running with only one?
    
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post #3 of 24
What?

Is Windows, CPU-z and CoreTemp only showing one core?
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post #4 of 24
Did you install it in place of a single-core chip?

Try this:


MSConfig>boot>advanced options>

Uncheck "Number of Processors"

Check Detect Hal

Go to Device Manager and uninstall those instances of Q6600.

Reboot after that. You should now have your four cores visible.

Go back and change things back to normal in MSCONFIG Change # of Processors to 4

Now it should see all four and everything normal.
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post #5 of 24
better off resetting your bios, it's called the jumper, it should be on the asus manuel book that came with your motherboard.
Another way is to go into BIOS, set up CPU option (dunno what its called for asus mobos) and enable all 4 cores,

Also on top of that, (if you're an overclocker) turn off C1E and all those things for processors
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post #6 of 24
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Originally Posted by i_ame_killer_2 View Post
What?

Is Windows, CPU-z and CoreTemp only showing one core?
Yes.
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post #7 of 24
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Originally Posted by zlojack View Post
Did you install it in place of a single-core chip?

Try this:


MSConfig>boot>advanced options>

Uncheck "Number of Processors"

Check Detect Hal

Go to Device Manager and uninstall those instances of Q6600.

Reboot after that. You should now have your four cores visible.

Go back and change things back to normal in MSCONFIG Change # of Processors to 4

Now it should see all four and everything normal.
By the way I'm running on BIOS... 80... something. I haven't tried this yet. It's showing 1 core in EVERYTHING, Vista CPU score is 4.4 Device manager shows Intel(R) Core(TM) 2 Quad CPU, x1! There should be four, Not even the CPU usage gadget shows 4 cores...
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Quote:
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By the way I'm running on BIOS... 80... something. I haven't tried this yet. It's showing 1 core in EVERYTHING, Vista CPU score is 4.4 Device manager shows Intel(R) Core(TM) 2 Quad CPU, x1! There should be four, Not even the CPU usage gadget shows 4 cores...
Reinstall Windows.
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post #9 of 24
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Originally Posted by i_ame_killer_2 View Post
Reinstall Windows.
Hey, I haven't tried your method yet. What do you mean by Uninstall all Q6600?
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post #10 of 24
In device manager. Go in and uninstall the CPU there.
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