I've read the posts about the L2 cache setting in the XP registry. I can get to it and I can change it, so that's not my question. My question is: what should I set it to if I have a Quad Core CPU where half the cache is shared by two cores? The listed L2 cache size is 12MB but I read that with these chips the cache is split in half because it's not a true Quad Core but rather two Dual Cores spliced together. So I figured if each core only sees 6MB then I should set the XP L2 cache setting to 6MB, but I'm not positive.
So, should it be 6MB or 12MB?