Multiprocessor free OS with Dual Core? Tags: CPUs Pentium Dual Core Windows XP Last response: June 12, 2009 7:01 PM in CPUs Share xxjuwxx June 12, 2009 5:13:40 AM I have a DualCore Intel Pentium D 945 3415Mhz CPU but I am using a windows xp pro Multiprocessor free 32 bit version. Does this mean that I am utilizing only one processor right now? Should I upgrade my OS? More about : multiprocessor free dual core Mousemonkey a b à CPUs June 12, 2009 8:08:34 AM No, your OS is fine and if you have more than one core it will be utilised. Kraynor June 12, 2009 11:59:29 AM Just for future reference: Processor = the actual CPU, regardless of how many cores are in it Core = processing unit in the CPU, single core CPUs have 1, dual cores have 2, quads have 4, and so on. Also, like the monkey said, you're fine. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer xxjuwxx June 12, 2009 7:01:09 PM Thanks for clearing that up for me. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedAMD/ATI Radeon HD 6450 1 GB graphic card for HDMI out for Windows xp OS, Dual Core Processor , Intel DG41RQI Motherboard Forum Multiprocessor free (32 bit) Forum Wil a 64 bit Dual core(ore more) run hotter or cooler under 64-win7 os then 32-xp? Forum Why Multi-core processor is a special kind of a multiprocessor Forum Dual 16 Core CPU, Host Ubuntu OS. Wanting VM Machines Forum Can Mac OS X Mountein Lion be instld on Asus mb G631 with Intel Dual core 2.7GHz Forum Will my p4 dual core processors run win 7 64 bit os? Forum Free download drivers for lenovo 3000 h series desktop dual core Forum Does Any free OS support 8-core system? Forum Free download drivers for lenovo 3000 H series desktop dual core Forum Free hp 7100 dual core vga driver Forum multi-processor and core systems Forum I want to download free dual core hp sound driver Forum Video drivers for dual core free Forum Free download drivers for lenovo 3000 H series desktop dual core Forum Free download drivers for lenovo 3000 H series desktop dual core Forum Free download drivers for lenovo 3000 H series desktop dual core Forum Can the Dual-Core E5200 CPU support a 64bit O/S? Forum hyperthread to dual core, will i need to reinstall OS? Forum Will Dual Core work on this OS? Forum More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !