Pentium D = Pentium Dual Core????

  pj1664 20:14 27 Apr 2007
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Ok so recently I purchase a MOBO with CPU that states its a Pentium 4 Dual core processor 2.8Ghz,so I install it and get the pc up and running only to check device manager it says Pentium D processor, I am right to think that I was sold a pentium D processor and not the Dual core processor or does the D indicate as being Dual Core. I dont want to launch a complaint against the retailer unless I am sure I have been con or "mistakenly" send the wrong MOBO and CPU. Can anyone share some light into this please.Thank you.

  gudgulf 20:19 27 Apr 2007
  pj1664 17:56 28 Apr 2007

Thanks gudgulf, you have put my mind at ease. Thank you.

  howard64 17:58 28 Apr 2007

go to the intel site and download TAT this shows the temperature that your core[s] are running at. You will then be able to see how many cores are being monitored.

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