Why does it look like my Dell 8400 has two processors? Tags: CPUs Performance Processors Dell Task Manager Last response: February 18, 2010 12:03 AM in CPUs Share AaronTheYoung February 11, 2010 12:04:41 PM When I take a look at performance in the Task Manager, I get a CPU graphs with two graphs of CPU usage. I thought my P4 was just a single processor? Why is does it show two? More about : dell 8400 processors delluser1 a b à CPUs February 11, 2010 12:07:37 PM It's called Hyperthreading, Google it. m 0 l AaronTheYoung February 17, 2010 11:51:42 PM I understand that it is hyperthreaded, why does it appear as two processors in the Windows Performance Monitor? m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer hunter315 a c 199 à CPUs February 18, 2010 12:03:07 AM because to an OS there is no difference between two logical cores on a single CPU, and two physical cores on two separate CPUs, it treats them identically and will therefore show each logical core as if it were its own CPU. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedWhy does my youtube video look like shit? Forum SolvedWhy does my Asus R9 280x look like an old 7970? Forum SolvedWhy does it look like this? Forum Why does my browser look like this? Forum What graphical effects to consoles use? (why does it look like ray tracing?) Forum Does the dell dimension 8400 take two cpu? Forum Matte LCD monitor, why does it look like a layer of grease is on it? Forum Why does my dell latitude D530 have two flashing lights Forum Why does my dell m5040 say processor speed is 1GHz Forum More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !