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Fx 6300 showing has a 4 core

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February 10, 2013 3:15:33 PM

hi guys

i need some some help i just upgraded my cpu form a fx 4170 to a fx 6300 and windows is saying it a 4 core cpu and not a 6 core i done all the updates from windows and bios too and still showing as a 4 core and prime 95 is saying its a 4 core and cpuz too saying 4 cores

http://i1227.photobucket.com/albums/ee437/racer118/core...

please could some one help me

M.B asrock 990fx extreme 3

thanks simon

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February 10, 2013 6:44:45 PM

go to task manager and see how many threads are available, should be 6. i would say its windows system information not showng things properly. Otherwise, go into bios and makes sure all cores are enabled, even try hard reset the motherboard bios.
February 10, 2013 6:58:06 PM

^ +1
I would go into the BIOS and see If all the cores are enabled. If not, Enable them.

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