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I am not seeing all CPU cores in my A10-7870K

Question asked by badger3x on Sep 25, 2018
Latest reply on Sep 29, 2018 by badger3x

Howdy folks,

got an issue in that Windows 8.1 Pro is not seeing all my CPU cores on my A10-7870K.

 

Windows thinks I have 1 Core and 2 logical processors.

(see attached Screenshot 14)

 

As far as I know I am on the right BIOS version on my ASUS ROG Crossblade Ranger board.

 

CPU-Z is only showing 2 cores and not 4.

(see attached Screenshot 4 to 13)

I'm running SightHound security software on the machine to record video streams from my IP cameras, so I want as many cores as possible

since I am taxing the CPU quite a bit - at times running between 80-95% load - and I am convinced this would be a lot less if it saw all the cores.

 

Can someone who knows their way around the Bios a bit better than me see where I have gone wrong??

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