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Do I need to reset Bios (Clear CMOS BUtton) after installing new GPU and PSU?

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Hi everyone,

Question is in the title. I just installed a new EVGA GTX 670 FTW and Corsair TX850w V2 in my machine and am wondering if I should reset bios via the "clear cmos" button on my mobo? Everything seems to be working fine, ran furmark for 30min with no issues and have been playing games for awhile with no issues.

Specs:

i5 3570k
EVGA GTX 670 FTW
Corsair TX850w V2
Corsair Vengeance ( 2 x 8gb)
MSI Z77A-G45
Hyper 212+
HAF 932

Thanks!
post #2 of 3
no..all you need to do is uninstall and install new drivers for your card
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You may need to do that if your motherboard has trouble accepting more than 2 sticks of RAM in the future, but I've never had trouble just swapping CPUs and GPUs. My Gigabyte boards do have major issues with RAM, when swapping sockets or adding more sticks.
   
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