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I dont have 2 CPU...but?

By AtK SpAdE
Dec 2, 2004
  1. I have a unique problem with my PC. For some reason my task manager shows two cpus on the screen. My system info also says i have 2 of them. Thats cool and all but i dont have two. No trust me i do not have two cpus? This is not a problem i have evr heard about..any one know anything about it?
    Thanks
    Sean
     
  2. Mictlantecuhtli

    Mictlantecuhtli TS Evangelist Posts: 4,916   +9

    Hyperthreading does that, you have two "logical" CPUs instead of two physical ones. If you had two Xeons, it'd show four CPUs - if the operating system supported them.

    I have two real CPUs :stickout:
     
  3. AtK SpAdE

    AtK SpAdE TechSpot Chancellor Topic Starter Posts: 1,851

    Ahh that makes sense! Thanks a bunch

    Seans
     
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