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I have recently unlocked my amd phenom ii x 2 550 be. In Device manager it show 4 cores all working properly. In cpuz version 1.51 it show amd phenom ii x 4 b50
but only two cores. How do i enable all cores ive tried everything.

Cpu amd phenom ii x 2 550 be (b50 quad)
mobo biostar ta 790gxe 128m
4 gig kingston ddr2 800
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  1. theolxwest said:
    hI GUYS

    I have recently unlocked my amd phenom ii x 2 550 be. In Device manager it show 4 cores all working properly. In cpuz version 1.51 it show amd phenom ii x 4 b50
    but only two cores. How do i enable all cores ive tried everything.

    Cpu amd phenom ii x 2 550 be (b50 quad)
    mobo biostar ta 790gxe 128m
    4 gig kingston ddr2 800


    Your motherboard:

    AMD 140W processor support
    On Board 128MB DDR2 Side-Port memory
    ATI Hybrid Graphics Support
    Superior scaling with ATI CrossFireX technology
    Integrated HDMI/DVI interface with HDCP Support 1080P HD Video Experience]

    Your CPU:

    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16819103847&cm_re=phenom_ii_x_2_550-_-19-103-847-_-Product

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    Your problem is that its a dual core with hyper threading so its 2 cores that replicate 4 to make programs flow more even through the CPU. It helps relieve stree off the CPU muti-task manager thats built into the CPU. I hope I'm right.
  2. Have you tried to fully stress test all cores to see if they are working in good working order? Sometimes unlocking additional cores require additional voltage to be added from the bios.

    Edit: CPU Z might be bugging out.

    @ shanemarines

    Currently only Intel processors support HT on desktop computers. His particular processor is a dual core with two additional cores disabled from manufacture. :3
  3. senna said:
    Have you tried to fully stress test all cores to see if they are working in good working order? Sometimes unlocking additional cores require additional voltage to be added from the bios.

    Edit: CPU Z might be bugging out.

    @ shanemarines

    Currently only Intel processors support HT on desktop computers. His particular processor is a dual core with two additional cores disabled from manufacture. :3


    Are you sure you might want to check the link I posted about his CPU. I mean I might be wrong, but I've never really heard of this problem. I'm sorry I will look into this more to make sure I'm right.
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