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Rebuilt a PC, where are my 3 other cores? :(
Sep 30, 2009, 4:27 AM
I finally got my PC back up and running after swapping out the m/b. I get Windows installed and everything, then check the task manager and see this.
I'm seeing only one core there, and not 4 like I should be. I checked the Bios and the other 3 were enabled. I'm getting sick of this thing.
Oct 1, 2009
Sep 30, 2009, 4:38 AM
Oh, Quad Core 9550 and an EVGA 790i SLI FTW motherboard in case you were wondering.
Sep 30, 2009, 4:46 AM
View>CPU History>One Graph Per CPU
it is likely currently set on one graph for all CPU's
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Sep 30, 2009, 4:52 AM
Nope. That's the only option.
Sep 30, 2009, 4:54 AM
Hmm, interesting, try running DxDiag to make sure that it is listing your CPU as 4 CPUs, if it isnt there is a bad setting somewhere or there is a physical issue.
Sep 30, 2009, 5:54 AM
this is a new problem .... something I havent seen b4
but a possible fix is to install the mb drivers . Again if you already have
and if that doesnt work reinstall windows and then reinstall the mb drivers
Sep 30, 2009, 1:27 PM
check msconfig -> boot -> advanced and make sure its not limiting the number of processors
Sep 30, 2009, 1:57 PM
Checked that as well.
Sep 30, 2009, 2:13 PM
Activate all 4 cores in the BIOS if thats an option... i know my 750i has that option.
Oct 1, 2009, 12:59 AM
They're all enabled.
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