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MoBo upgrade from M5A97 le 2.0 to Sabertooth 990fx r2.0

Hey, as the title says im upgrading my motherboard but keeping my hard drive, is there anything I need to do before and after installation to keep my OS currently running Windows 7 HP 64bit, also upgrading my graphics card from a ASUS 7770HD to a MSI GTX770 if that helps. Thank you
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  1. If you have an OEM license then you will have to buy a new one and reformat your boot drive as the OEM license locks itself to the MOBO
  2. Drew010 said:
    If you have an OEM license then you will have to buy a new one and reformat your boot drive as the OEM license locks itself to the MOBO


    Thanks for your reply bit annoying but then my fault, may sound stupid but I'm new to this is there away I can keep my games and saves?
  3. If you have a SSD/HDD setup and you have your games on the HDD then you would be fine
  4. Drew010 said:
    If you have a SSD/HDD setup and you have your games on the HDD then you would be fine


    No I've only got a hdd but if I back up to a external hard drive is that ok?
  5. Best answer
    If you back up all your data then yeah it will be fine. Just remember that if you have any installed programs you will have to reinstall them however
  6. Thank you for your help
  7. no problem
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