Topic Title: How do I use all of my FX CPU cores?
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Created On: 07/19/2013 06:45 PM
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 07/19/2013 06:45 PM
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So I have a FX-8350 CPU and through the task manager and CPU-Z, it says i oly have 4 cores and 4 threads while I have seen other CPU-Z screen caps of the same processor with the program recognizing all 8 cores and threads. How can I make use of all my CPU cores?

I'm using a GA-990FXA-UD5 motherboard ( with BIOS update F12a

I have installed both Microsoft hotfixes that were recommended on other forums  

Edited: 07/19/2013 at 07:39 PM by MEGA
 07/20/2013 03:03 PM
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When i built my PC about a year ago i had only 3 cores running out of the 4 i was supposed to have but i had to go into my bios and update that so the MB noticed them. Double check your BIOS Settings and see if there correct


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 07/20/2013 04:17 PM
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