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Stupid cpu question.

I have a single core p4 3ghz but whenever I use programs that detect my cpu it always say that there is 2 cpus. or like, 2 cpu (1 physical).. why does it keep saying theres 2?


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Don't quote me on this but I'm fairly certain it has to do with hyperthreading. The hyperthreading will cause some programs to see your chip is having 2 cores when only one physical core is present.

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yep its a HT cpu alright - my p4 3.4 is just the same 2x1.7ghz - although it always shows as one, nothing to worry about as most progs have HT, smp, dual core support now anyway :)

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