Re: vista64 only using 1 core of my pentium d....? bios counts 2 ?
"jay22" <email@example.com> wrote in message
> a few weeks ago i noticed a performance drop with vista 64 so i had a
> snoop around in task manager checked unwanted services etc only 2 notice
> it see's 1 cpu core for my pentium d 2.80 ? ive tried a re-installing
> and un-installing the cpu in device manager with only 1 core installed
> each time even thoe it knows what cpu model it has installed ? ive
> checked the bios which has 2 cores counted, ive even updated my bios
> anyway and tried re-installing in device manager again, ive also updated
> my chipset drivers no luck there and ive googled away all day 2 find a
> solution but all i get is amd vista problems ? ive tried scanning for
> hardware changes the lot and i can not find any updates from micrsoft
> and asus(mobo) about this ! any help would be much appreciated !
> asuse p5vdc-mx
> 2 gig corsair pc2-4200 ddr2 533mhz
> pentium d 2.80
> ati agp x1550
> need anymore info please let me know
Are you sure that you don't have Task Manager set to show the
combined processing power of both cores?
i.e. One Graph, All CPUs.