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DL580 Quad Core???

SimonJohnBell
Occasional Contributor

DL580 Quad Core???

Hi there,

I'm currently setting up a pair of DL580s as a SQL Cluster. The boxes are quad 3.4Ghz Xeons with 8Gb RAM.

I expected four dual core procs to show up as eight CPUs in task manager, device manager, etc; but instead I see 16 CPUs, even though the BIOS only reports them as dual cores.

Any thoughts...?

Cheers.
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Andrew Young_2
Honored Contributor

Re: DL580 Quad Core???

Hi Simon

The Xeon 7140M processsors used in this server are HyperThreaded so will show 16 procs in a four way configuration.

http://processorfinder.intel.com/details.aspx?sspec=sl9ha

HTH

Andrew Y
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