Bought laptop that has this processor on box it says its quad core processor and on task manager and cpu-z says its dual core, anyone know whats the problem ?
There may be a slight error with CPU-Z. It sometimes cannot distinguish between A4/A6/A8/A10.
Maybe the processor is actually A6-Pro-7050B. That is a 2-core Kaveri APU that operates at 2200 / 3000 turbo.
Not only CPU-Z shows its dual core but as well as task manager, msinfo32.exe shows its as well an A8 7050 2C+4G 2 core processor and amd overdrive shows only 2 core as well. I would really like if there were any info on that processor on internet but cant find much..
My searches for A8-7050 yield a few HP notebooks for sale, which all indicate a 2-core APU. However, there is an article at myce.com that explains that some HP notebooks were sold in the European market in 2015, marketed as 4-core. That was incorrect.
HP laptops with dual-core CPU sold as quad-core CPU - Myce.com
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