MBP i5 2 cores?

Discussion in 'MacBook Pro' started by wambo, Oct 20, 2011.

  1. wambo macrumors newbie

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    #1
    Heres the output of my system info


    Model Name: MacBook Pro
    Model Identifier: MacBookPro8,1
    Processor Name: Intel Core i5
    Processor Speed: 2.3 GHz
    Number of Processors: 1
    Total Number of Cores: 2
    L2 Cache (per Core): 256 KB
    L3 Cache: 3 MB
    Memory: 4 GB
    Boot ROM Version: MBP81.0047.B1E
    SMC Version (system): 1.68f96
    Serial Number (system): C02GF9NVDRJ7
    Hardware UUID: 1F3F1860-6993-55DE-95F0-17EF6D8892C3

    I thought i5 was quad core?? Sorry if I'm wrong!! I wasn't sure if theres a difference between desktop and laptop.
     
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  3. wambo thread starter macrumors newbie

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    Ah makes sense to me now! thanks
     
  4. yusukeaoki macrumors 68030

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    only 15, 17in is quad core.
    with hyperthreading, it sees it as 8 cores
     

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