MSI P7N SLI Platinum registers Q6600 as 2 cores only Tags: MSI-Microstar Core SLI Processors MSI Quad Motherboards Last response: March 15, 2008 9:27 AM in Motherboards Share maladjust February 29, 2008 10:50:51 PM hi. this is my spec: MSI P7N SLI Platinum Core 2 Quad Q6600 Geil 2x2GB PC6400 Palit Geforce 8800 GT 1GB Western Dig 150GB SATA Seagate 150GB SATA 750W PSU my problem is windows report that only 2 cores are active. these are; 1. Task Manager (Performance Tab and Processes Tab when setting affinity) 2. System Information; Processor Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Quad CPU Q6600 @ 2.40GHz, 2399 Mhz, 2 Core(s), 2 Logical Processor(s) 3. Device Manager 4. CPU-Z 144 also at http://systemrequirementslabs.com/ they report: CPU Recommended: Core 2 Duo 2.2 GHz/Athlon X2 4400+ or better You Have: 2 processors running - Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Quad CPU Q6600 @ 2.40GHz does anybody else have this problem? thanks. More about : msi p7n sli platinum registers q6600 cores Slobogob February 29, 2008 11:24:33 PM Check your bios version. MrCommunistGen March 1, 2008 12:21:21 AM +1 Slobogob said:Check your bios version. -mcg Related resources Msi P7N SLI Platinum - Q6600 - only 2 CPU Resource? - Forum Overclock intel core 2 quad Q6600 on MSI P6n SLI Platinum - Forum Cant overclock q6600 on MSI P7N Platinum - Forum MSI P7n SLI Platinum CPU Support - Forum MSI P7N SLI Platinum - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer _ripper March 1, 2008 1:31:59 AM i thnk what they are saying is you might go to msi and download the new bios so the board will recognize the newer cpu its common that the mother board was made before the cpu so u will have to update /flash our bios linsonchan March 15, 2008 9:27:57 AM This has been fix... Item has been RMA Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources MSI P7N SLI Platinum 750i Forum MSI P7N SLI PLATINUM Forum MSI P7N SLI Platinum -> several questions/problems Forum Problems OCing a Q6600 G0 on a MSI P7N SLI MOBO Forum E7400 - MSI SLI P7N Diamond - 2 x 2GB DDR2 Geil RAM - £150 ONO Forum SolvedMSI P6N SLI Platinum with 2 different AMD cards Forum Hitting an OC wall. Q6600 + MSI P6N SLI Platinum. Please help. Forum Can MSI P6N SLI Platinum handle 2 x R9 280x (NOT CROSSFIRE)? Forum Can MSI P6N SLI Platinum handle 2 x R9 280x (NOT CROSSFIRE)? Forum SolvedQ6600 and MSI p6n sli v2, no post, fans running Forum MSI K9N2 SLI PLATINUM sli - memory problem psu blew up Forum MSI K9N SLI Platinum V1.2 Question Forum MSI P6N SLI Platinum - can I run DDR2 @ 1066? Forum Help with Msi K8N Neo4 Platinum/SLI and ocz2gb Forum MSI K8N Neo4 Platinum-SLI X2 issue Forum More resources Read discussions in other Motherboards categories BIOS Boot Chipsets ASRock Asus Chaintech DFI Elitegroup FIC Foxconn Gigabyte Intel MSI-Microstar !