Solved Does eight cores running at 800mhz equal 3.6ghz clock speed? Tags: Intel i7 Speed Systems Last response: December 29, 2013 12:15 AM in Systems Share henry anocca December 28, 2013 11:32:21 PM I have i7 4770K and i'm trying to figure out if it's under performing. When i look at the cpuid it says the clock speed is 800 but there's 8 cores, does that mean im fine or is my cpu running severely slow? More about : cores running 800mhz equal 6ghz clock speed Best solution Outlander_04 December 29, 2013 12:15:56 AM your processor is running slower to save power When it needs to speed up it will do that automatically how is it under performing? Share Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Solvedwhy is my cpu always running at max core clock speed? Forum Does the GPU depend on the CPU Cores or Clock speed? Forum Slow CPU running below base clock speed? core i5 Forum Does Core Clock Speed (+/- 50) matter? Forum More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !