Core I7 860 running 4 cores / 4 threads instead of 4/8 Tags: CPUs Intel i7 Biostar Last response: February 18, 2010 3:35 AM in CPUs Share justin962 February 17, 2010 8:55:26 PM Hello, I have I i7 860 paired up with a Biostar TP55 mobo. When I run CPU-Z it says I have 4 cores and only 4 threads, when I know it should be 8. I've already updated my bios. Any other ideas? Thank you More about : core 860 running cores threads lothdk a b à CPUs February 17, 2010 9:12:32 PM justin962 said:Hello, I have I i7 860 paired up with a Biostar TP55 mobo. When I run CPU-Z it says I have 4 cores and only 4 threads, when I know it should be 8. I've already updated my bios. Any other ideas? Thank you Two first things to check what is the BIOS setting when it comes to enabled cores and hyperthreading? Using msconfig, navigate to Boot > Advanced Settings and make sure Number of Processores is unchecked. m 0 l NightlySputnik February 18, 2010 2:12:27 AM Thanks for the msconfig part, I didn't know about it. Is it for Vista 64bit also? m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer lothdk a b à CPUs February 18, 2010 3:35:26 AM NightlySputnik said:Thanks for the msconfig part, I didn't know about it. Is it for Vista 64bit also? Yes, just type msconfig in the Start Menu search field and hit enter (or use a command promt or Windows key + r).r m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedProblem: Intel i7-4770k running on 3(6) cores instead of 4(8). Forum SolvedI-7 860 temp 2 of more cores/threads run 6c degrees hotter/ problem? Forum SolvedMy Intel I7 4771 works on 3 cores instead of 4 Forum SolvedI7 Showing only 2 cores and 4 threads Forum Core i7 920 (2 cores/4 threads) VS. Core i7 920 (4 cores/4 threads) Forum I7 860 4 or 8 cores ? Forum i7 Only reporting 2 cores and 4 threads Forum Can Core i7 860 reach 4GHz with Asus P7P55D LE Motherboard? Forum Intel Core i7 860, Quad Core Vs AMD Phenom II X4 955, Quad Core 3.2Ghz Forum Only 2/4 GB usable on win7 x64 core i7 860, GB-P55-UD3R Forum Help for a noob core i7 860, Phenom II X4 945 or core 2 quad 9400 Forum SolvedI7 860 2.80Ghz running 1 core Forum Solvedcan i run bf4 on ultra with 60+ fps with intel core i7 and aNVIDIA GeForce GT755M GDDR5 2GB Forum SolvedIntel Core i7 860 Runs At 60 C On Firefox Forum SolvedAdvantage of 8 cores versus 4 cores w/ 8 threads Forum Why 4 threads run faster than 2 on my dual core? Forum geekbench 3 says i have 3 cores and 4 threads FX-8320 Forum how match fps can 2 gtx 770m sli can run whith core i7 4ghz torbomode an crysis 3? Forum AMD phenom II x4 945 displays 2 cores instead of 4. Forum Amd a8 apu, windows experience index reads 2 instead of 4 cores Forum More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !