my AMD phenom 1 x6 1055t is only using 5 out

April 16, 2011 at 05:45:15
Specs: Windows 7, 8 gb
As the title states my computer seems to be using only 5 out of its 6 cores,and it normaly uses 6,any info on how to fix this would be greatly appreciated.

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June 12, 2011 at 13:28:07
Does the 6th core show up in Task Manager or do you only see 5 cores being monitored? If only 5 are showing, then it sounds like either a BIOS setting is incorrect, or you may have a dead core. What is your setup for the motherboard, ram, etc? If that core has been working, then suddenly stopped and you haven't really changed anything, then I would try contacting AMD/the vendor for an RMA.

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