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Question

How many cores does the Lenovo Y560 type 59-055616 running on ICore™ i7-740M have?

 

When I look in the task manager I see 8 logical cores. Ran the Intel ID test it shows two cores but other utilities like sisoft sandra and everest show 4 processing cores... Can explain this?

 

Answer

 

 

The i7-740QM has four cores and eight threads.   Threads can show up in task manager as processors with no differentiation between physical or virtual.

 

i7 task manager.jpg

 

Follow this link for additional explaination and details...

 

http://ark.intel.com/Product.aspx?id=49024

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