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If I upgrade my E6600 with a Quad will XP Pro SP2 throw a fit?
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sure. if your mobo supports quadcores...
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It will work it has scalable processer support
    
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I wouldn't think so; Your not changing chipsets or drivers.
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I think you would probably have to reinstall to take advantage of all 4 cores. I dunno, this is just my speculation. Not too many people I know are luckey enough to have quad cores
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If your mobo is that abit fatality I saw the other day on a local store that had a black cool box then it supports it.
    
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Do you mean just drop the quad in or with a fresh install?
    
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Do you mean just drop the quad in or with a fresh install?
If feels like he asks if windows XP will work well with a quad... hmmmm. Why it ends that we are trying to make him get a new pc >>
    
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If feels like he asks if windows XP will work well with a quad... hmmmm. Why it ends that we are trying to make him get a new pc >>
*** does that mean, I asked if was going to do a fresh install of windows or use the current install.
    
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*** does that mean, I asked if was going to do a fresh install of windows or use the current install.
Yow

All I was asking was:

Will I have to reinstall or repair XP after I pop in a quad--or will it just rock on.

I want to load test on a quad--but I do not want to bork my daily driver either.

SO will I X pect P roblems or will it be a no prob upgrade????
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