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old windows hdd on new mobo should i reinstall?

post #1 of 9
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hi i have a quick qeustion i just recently put a new pc together
and it seem's to be going fine!
but i don't know if i should just do a fresh install i had to update the hdd
with all the updated driver's for the new board that was fine and it seem's to be going great but would i get more performance out of a fresh install and also i should add that the old pc was amd and the new one is an intel i5
would it be worth the time to do a fresh install thnx any help would be appreciated!!!
post #2 of 9
Just to avoid any issues I would reinstall for sure.
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Just to avoid any issues I would reinstall for sure.
I would agree i changed from Intel to AMD and my computer freezes alot.
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Yes I'd reinstall. You may not be even to boot into Windows on the new motherboard otherwise.
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post #5 of 9
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ok thank you all thats what i shall do !
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Yes I'd reinstall. You may not be even to boot into Windows on the new motherboard otherwise.
well i have the old window's install already hooked up and it booted up fine
i just was wondering if i would gain any extra performance with the fresh install but it's still going great thnx i will do the fresh install though!
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To avoid driver issues and whatnot, just reinstall. Not really worth the hassel.

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