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Old 01-26-2013, 01:45 AM   #1
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Default Why Does Device Manager In XP Say Pentium 4 Twice?

Hi all. On my newly acquired Acer Aspire RC500 I have been looking at the device manager in XP and it says Intel Pentium 4 2.80GHz twice, Would there be two CPU's?
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I would think so, i got a six core, it says it 6 times
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Yeah, Do you know of any programs that could tell more details?
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I do not sorry :/, Someone else might be able to help you though
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That's alright, Yes they may know..
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Yes I will give that a try now..
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So I have ran it and it tells me that there is two logical CPU's like hyper threading.
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When you have an Intel cpu logic dictates you go to Intel for help with it.
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Hyper Threading debuted in the desktop market on the Northwood P4s.
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