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Should you go back to stock when installing new hardware?

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Hi guys, so the question is in the title. Im going to be installing an SSD and new GPU. Should i go back to stock or does it not matter?

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I put new ssd in last night and have OC GPU and CPU and didnt have any problems so you should be fine to
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you should have no problems.If you was changing ram then I would do some OC work but for a HDD/SSD Should be just fine.

GPU wise not a problem there either it will boot up at stock speeds and then once drivers are installed overclock it if needed.
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I put new ssd in last night and have OC GPU and CPU and didnt have any problems so you should be fine to
Thanks, how do you find your SSD? Its the corsair Force 3 in your sig? Im still deciding on what one to get. Was thinking Crucial c300 or m4.

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you should have no problems.If you was changing ram then I would do some OC work but for a HDD/SSD Should be just fine.

GPU wise not a problem there either it will boot up at stock speeds and then once drivers are installed overclock it if needed.
Ok many thanks. Yeah i know with RAM i would need to go back to stock. To go back to stcok is it just best to reset CMOS?
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I only go back to stock if I remove a core part (CPU/RAM/MOBO) since they're linked together (FSB OC).
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