Re: Quad core and Windows Vista?
The quad core chip is 4 processors on one physical processor chip.
"Jane C" <jellybean@NOSPAMxjgarage.org> wrote in message
> Home Premium will only support one socket, ie one physical processor. To
> take advantage of using 2 sockets you would need either Business or
> Jane, not plain 64 bit enabled :-)
> Batteries not included. Braincell on vacation ;-)
> "James" <James@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
>> Home Premium, Im using the Nvidia nforce 680a SLI drivers with updated
>> F-socket CPU drivers. Theres only one motherboard that supports dual
>> F-socket: L1N64-SLI WS by Asus.
>> "Noozer" wrote:
>>> "James" <James@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
>>> >I recently built my first quad core system using the FX-70 4x4
>>> > However, when I look at my CPU usage using Quad Multimeter (Sidebar
>>> > gadget) I
>>> > see that its only using 2 cores even when I max them out. Possibly
>>> > only
>>> > the 2
>>> > cpus and not utilizing the dual cores of each CPU. I looked at my
>>> > device
>>> > manager and it sees 4 processors but it only seems to be using one
>>> > core
>>> > from
>>> > each of the 2 processors in my computer. Is Vista even quad-core
>>> > capable?
>>> > If
>>> > so, then how to I get vista to utilize all four of my cores?
>>> Uhm...what version of Vista? Mainboard chipset drivers loaded? Any CPU
>>> drivers available?