Overclock.net › Forums › Software, Programming and Coding › Operating Systems › Windows › Changing CPU/Mobo do I need to install Windows 7 Again?
New Posts  All Forums:Forum Nav:

Changing CPU/Mobo do I need to install Windows 7 Again?

post #1 of 2
Thread Starter 
Can I get away with no installing windows 7 again, going from amd to a 2500k and asus board. I have always reinstalled windows when I upgraded these parts but I so dont wanna download BF3 and couple other games again lol.
Thx.
Blue Dragon
(18 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
2600K | 4.9GHz ASUS P8P67 Pro Rev (3.1) Gigabyte GTX 1070 G1 GAMING G.SKILL Ares Series 16GB 1866 (10,11,11,31)  
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveOptical Drive
SanDisk Ultra II 480GB OCZ Vertex 460 Seagate Desktop HDD 4TB 64MB ASUS DRW-24B1ST 
CoolingOSMonitorKeyboard
Corsair H100i Push/Pull Cougar Vortex 120mm Fans Windows 10 Pro x64  Benq XL2411Z , DELL UltraSharp U2312HM Corsair Gaming K65 RGB 
PowerCaseMouseMouse Pad
Thermaltake TOUGHPOWER TPD-0750M Anidees AI7WW Cube Logitech G502 Proteus Core/ Logitech G500s/ Cor... Corsair MM300 Cloth Mat 
Audio
Sound Blaster Z 
  hide details  
Reply
Blue Dragon
(18 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
2600K | 4.9GHz ASUS P8P67 Pro Rev (3.1) Gigabyte GTX 1070 G1 GAMING G.SKILL Ares Series 16GB 1866 (10,11,11,31)  
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveOptical Drive
SanDisk Ultra II 480GB OCZ Vertex 460 Seagate Desktop HDD 4TB 64MB ASUS DRW-24B1ST 
CoolingOSMonitorKeyboard
Corsair H100i Push/Pull Cougar Vortex 120mm Fans Windows 10 Pro x64  Benq XL2411Z , DELL UltraSharp U2312HM Corsair Gaming K65 RGB 
PowerCaseMouseMouse Pad
Thermaltake TOUGHPOWER TPD-0750M Anidees AI7WW Cube Logitech G502 Proteus Core/ Logitech G500s/ Cor... Corsair MM300 Cloth Mat 
Audio
Sound Blaster Z 
  hide details  
Reply
post #2 of 2
when changing a motherboard, you must re install the operating system.

If just changing the CPU you don't.
Yeyo
(16 items)
 
Scarface PC pics
(47 photos)
 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7 3770k ASRock Extreme 4 Gen 3 EVGA 670FTW Gskill Sniper Low Voltage Series 1.25v 16GB 
Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingOS
Intel 80GB G2- OCZ 60GB- 1TB Asus BD combo Megashadow Deluxe Edition  Win7 
MonitorPowerCaseAudio
40" Insignia  Seasonic X750w Sleeved red Corsair 500r White Asus Xonar DGX 
  hide details  
Reply
Yeyo
(16 items)
 
Scarface PC pics
(47 photos)
 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7 3770k ASRock Extreme 4 Gen 3 EVGA 670FTW Gskill Sniper Low Voltage Series 1.25v 16GB 
Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingOS
Intel 80GB G2- OCZ 60GB- 1TB Asus BD combo Megashadow Deluxe Edition  Win7 
MonitorPowerCaseAudio
40" Insignia  Seasonic X750w Sleeved red Corsair 500r White Asus Xonar DGX 
  hide details  
Reply
New Posts  All Forums:Forum Nav:
  Return Home
  Back to Forum: Windows
Overclock.net › Forums › Software, Programming and Coding › Operating Systems › Windows › Changing CPU/Mobo do I need to install Windows 7 Again?