Activating a second core? Tags: CPUs Core Processors Dual Core Last response: March 12, 2010 10:00 PM in CPUs Share laramsrule94 March 12, 2010 9:55:09 PM Hey everyone, I just bought a AMD Athlon 64 X2 Dual core processor 6000+ 3.0 GGhz. I have no idea what those specs mean. But my question is..Since it is a dual core, do i have to activate the second core somehow? THanks More about : activating core | E-mail me updates | Report abuse Register or log in to remove Bluescreendeath CPUs Authority March 12, 2010 9:58:56 PM No, it is automatically working. You bought a dual core, so you have a working dual core. | Report abuse laramsrule94 March 12, 2010 10:00:42 PM Ok thanks alot | Report abuse Ask the community Publish Tom's Hardware>Forum>CPUs>Activating a second core?> Related ressources: ForumBSOD when activating second GPU of 4870x2. ForumCPU second core being over-used causing GPU bottleneck? ForumProblem activating dual channel on DH55TC. ForumIntel Core Duo 6850 - Second Core Disabled! ForumFans spin, LED lights up for half a second , then nothing. ForumSecond motherboard, still won't post. What to RMA next? ForumActivating PCI-E 3.0 with i7-3820 ForumCPU fan turns on for half a second , computer won't run ForumMy new build will spin for a second then stop!!!! HELP ForumWhich setup to choose. first is newegg, ill build. Second is ironside Forum[Solved] Connecting a second monitor ForumSecond Graphics Card for a Third Monitor ForumJust looking for some second opinions about my first build ForumSecond opinion on NCIX recommendation ForumSecond opinion ForumSecond generation second processor vs core i5 ForumNew Home-Built PC Freezes every second (stuttering?) Help! ForumRadeon 4870x2, no game will use second GPU ForumPSU Help ForumUpgrading to a quad core CPU More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !