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Do i have to re-install Win 7 after changing Motherboard and CPU?

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February 12, 2014 12:49:03 AM

Hello guys, i will be upgrading my motherboard and CPU.

Current Motherboard and CPU:

CPU: Core i5 - 2400 @ 3.10 GHz (Sandy Bridge)
Motherboard: H61M-USB3-B3 Rev. 2.0

I will upgrade to:

CPU: Core i5 - 4670K or Core i7 - 4770K
Motherboard: Gigabyte G1 Sniper Z87

Do i need to re-install my Win 7 after this?. I really need to keep this Windows as i have important data on it. Thanks.
a b à CPUs
a b V Motherboard
February 12, 2014 1:26:48 AM

Yes you will so back up your important stuff before you start and you'll be fine.
February 12, 2014 5:40:56 AM

tinmann said:
Yes you will so back up your important stuff before you start and you'll be fine.


I don't have an external hard drive to back up, daang lol.
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