Solved

How many cores does this machine have

Posted on 2014-10-07
6
230 Views
Last Modified: 2014-10-07
I am running a Windows machine that reports the following characteristics:

Intel Zeon  CPU  x3460 @2.80GHz  2.79GHz

Open in new window


How many cores would this machine have ?

Thanks
0
Comment
Question by:Anthony Lucia
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
6 Comments
 
LVL 12

Expert Comment

by:Kent W
ID: 40366718
do a
cat /proc/cpuinfo

That will number the cores from 0 to ....?
0
 

Author Comment

by:Anthony Lucia
ID: 40366762
That will work on Linux, but this is a Windows machine
0
 
LVL 13

Assisted Solution

by:Gabriel Clifton
Gabriel Clifton earned 167 total points
ID: 40366767
0
Free learning courses: Active Directory Deep Dive

Get a firm grasp on your IT environment when you learn Active Directory best practices with Veeam! Watch all, or choose any amount, of this three-part webinar series to improve your skills. From the basics to virtualization and backup, we got you covered.

 
LVL 34

Assisted Solution

by:Seth Simmons
Seth Simmons earned 166 total points
ID: 40366775
xeon X3460 has 4 cores; device manager might show 8 if hyper threading is enabled

Intel® Xeon® Processor X3460
http://ark.intel.com/products/42931/Intel-Xeon-Processor-X3460-8M-Cache-2_80-GHz
0
 
LVL 88

Accepted Solution

by:
rindi earned 167 total points
ID: 40366785
The CPU has 4 cores, but it also supports hyperthreading, so that adds an additional "Virtual CPU" per Core. So to the OS it will look as if it has a total of 8 cores. Many servers have more than one Physical sockets with CPU's, so you'd have to multiply that with the number of sockets that are populated.
0
 
LVL 12

Expert Comment

by:Kent W
ID: 40366984
Yowch, sorry OP, I only have alerts setup for Linux, so not sure why I even got sent the question. :)
I should read a little slower.  Didn't even see "Windows" in your sentence.
0

Featured Post

Free Tool: Subnet Calculator

The subnet calculator helps you design networks by taking an IP address and network mask and returning information such as network, broadcast address, and host range.

One of a set of tools we're offering as a way of saying thank you for being a part of the community.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Citrix XenApp, Internet Explorer 11 set to Enterprise Mode and using central hosted sites.xml file.
It’s 2016. Password authentication should be dead — or at least close to dying. But, unfortunately, it has not traversed Quagga stage yet. Using password authentication is like laundering hotel guest linens with a washboard — it’s Passé.
In this video, we discuss why the need for additional vertical screen space has become more important in recent years, namely, due to the transition in the marketplace of 4x3 computer screens to 16x9 and 16x10 screens (so-called widescreen format). …
Connecting to an Amazon Linux EC2 Instance from Windows Using PuTTY.

726 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question