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Have quad-core but System Profiler shows 1 core


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So I was getting familiar with the OS X and saw a utility called System Profiler in Utilities folder. It shows that I have AMD processor with the correct frequency. But it show the number of cores as 1 !? It is a quad-processor!


I makes me wonder if it is using all 4 cores. Could it be the reason why virtual Vista in VMWare is so slow?


BTW, Activity Monitor shows 4 boxes (representing cores I guess) for CPU activity.

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