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I am looking at a server that has 4 physical processors, the Intel documentation indicates they are 6 core processors but this WMI query

WMIC CPU Get NumberOfCores, NumberOfLogicalProcessors /Format:List

yields the following

NumberOfCores=4
NumberOfLogicalProcessors=4

The product documentation indicates that the MAX CPU Configuration = 2

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Exactly what is the hardware and operating system? –  Michael Hampton Mar 1 '14 at 20:06
    
Windows Server 2008 R2, Intel Xeon CPU E5-2640 @ 2.5GHz, 32 GB Ram. Not sure of the make and model of the physical server. –  cmsjr Mar 1 '14 at 20:18
    
I assume it's the Standard Edition, not the Enterprise Edition? –  pepoluan Mar 2 '14 at 6:55

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I believe the "Max CPU Configuration" is meant to say that the CPU can be configured two work with X other physical CPU's on your motherboard.

Not having to do with how many cores of one physical CPU you can have configured to run.

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funny story, it was a virtual relaying the host's information. Thanks for the answer though. –  cmsjr Jan 23 at 6:32

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