I've recently bought a Core i5 but i'm really dissappointed. Tags: CPUs BIOS Intel i5 Core Last response: May 12, 2010 4:49 PM in CPUs Share najoomee May 12, 2010 4:36:42 PM I'm having a multiplier problem . . . I've done nothing to my bios settings , still i'm having 1197 MHz clock on 4 cores with a multiplier of x9 . . . I've loaded the default settings many times in my BIOS but still having this problem. Really, upset . . . please somebody help.. http://valid.canardpc.com/show_oc.php?id=1182305 More about : recently bought core dissappointed cromedome May 12, 2010 4:48:16 PM could be intel sppeed step... at 100% load is it still 1197mhz??? m 0 l EXT64 a b à CPUs May 12, 2010 4:49:10 PM Which is exactly how it should be at idle. Try running an app, or Prime95, and it should jump up to 2.8GHz-3.2GHz. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !