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My Q6600 only uses 2 cores?????????

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Hey guys, I just bought the Q6600, everything went well until I wanted to moniter my temps on all 4 cores- it seems that I only have 2 cores utilized?

Everest, Cpuz, Pc wizard, they all say I only have Cpu0 and Cpu01...

Even when I run msconfig and want to set vista to boot with all my cores - it only gives me 2 cores instead of 4?

Can anyone help me please, maby there is a setting in the bios or something or my Q6600 is faulty , I also did a BIOS flash but it did not help.
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post #2 of 22
Check in your BIOS. I have an option to disable cores in mine.

I don't even know if your board can run quads?
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post #3 of 22
There should be a setting in the BIOS, something like "Multi core Visualization" or something like that, should atleast say multi core or something and enable it.
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post #5 of 22
Go to the Device Manager, then go to Processors. Uninstall it, then restart your PC. All four cores will show up.
    
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thnx for the quick reply, il quickly go try those things
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post #7 of 22
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ok sorry for the double post- Ive tried all the suggestions- I couldnt find a multi core option thing in the BIOS, and I uninstalled in device manager, all four cores is showing now ( there is 4 Intel Q6600 Cpu's in there, but zpuz and pc wizard etc still only shows two
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Quote:
Originally Posted by CyRiX View Post
ok sorry for the double post- Ive tried all the suggestions- I couldnt find a multi core option thing in the BIOS, and I uninstalled in device manager, all four cores is showing now ( there is 4 Intel Q6600 Cpu's in there, but zpuz and pc wizard etc still only shows two
try and get the newest version and see if that fixes it
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Quote:
Originally Posted by LiquidForce View Post
try and get the newest version and see if that fixes it

I already did a BIOS update
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post #10 of 22
Quote:
Originally Posted by CyRiX View Post
I already did a BIOS update
I think he meant for the software.
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