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Question 4 core cpu that W7 reports in gadgets as 8

Discussion in 'Windows 7' started by oldman@old.net, Jan 12, 2010.

  1. oldman@old.net

    oldman@old.net Flightless Bird

    I have a four core Intel CPU that Windows7 gadget shows as an 8 core
    CPU. Can some one explain.

    Thanks,

    oldman
     
  2. KCB

    KCB Flightless Bird

  3. peter

    peter Flightless Bird

    http://vr-zone.com/articles/does-core-i7-hyper-threading-helps-/6160.html

    peter

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    <oldman@old.net> wrote in message
    news:q93qk5dq3qi8u4nd7j400ilenfegebg404@4ax.com...
    > I have a four core Intel CPU that Windows7 gadget shows as an 8 core
    > CPU. Can some one explain.
    >
    > Thanks,
    >
    > oldman
     

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