MSCONFIG 8 processor option Tags: CPUs Windows 7 Processors Msconfig Sony Vaio Last response: April 8, 2012 2:04 AM in CPUs Share mylovelycat April 7, 2012 11:50:08 PM I would like to know if my Windows 7 Sony VAIO Laptop PCG 81114L would speed up if I went to msconfig and under advanced options put the number of processors at 8. More about : msconfig processor option phyco126 a b à CPUs April 8, 2012 12:18:02 AM Boot times may speed up. I always recommend doing this. It doesn't hurt anything and you'll boot in faster (usually). However, for normal use it won't speed anything up beyond what the processor normally runs anyway. johnpaul182 April 8, 2012 12:18:07 AM Well does you CPU have 8 cores? Related resources Msconfig - processors option question. - Forum MSCONFIG - Forum Location msconfig windows 8 - Forum Dual Core But Msconfig shows only 1 - Forum Computer won't boot; factors: msconfig , system restore, malware doctor - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer johnpaul182 April 8, 2012 12:19:27 AM Phyco +1 mylovelycat April 8, 2012 12:23:18 AM i have i7 core idk what that means LOL phyco126 a b à CPUs April 8, 2012 12:32:06 AM It means you have a quadcore with hyperthreading (aka, additional faux cores). Don't worry about it, just stick with what I said above. mylovelycat April 8, 2012 2:04:38 AM Alright mates, thank you! Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumChanging msconfig without windows ForumAMD FX 8 core processor issues with core recognition ForumMSconfig changes in Window 7 ForumWhy does my i7 2600 quad core show 2 Core(s) 4 Logical Processor (s) ForumConfiguring Msconfig for CPU ForumMsconfig stuck in selective start up ForumMsconfig - startup ForumAsus P7P55D-E, Core-i5 750 and 16gb( 8 gb usable)? ForumOpinions and price of this PSU........... ForumSwapping processor ForumMotherboard for amd athlon 64 dual core processor 4200 ForumProcessor and motherboard ForumBuying a Processor - i7 3930k, 3820, or Ivy Bridge ForumEXTREME LAG after new mobo / processor ForumCan a optiplex 755 use a i5 processor More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !