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Switching CPUs

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June 23, 2009 4:02:43 PM

i have a intel core 2 E6400 currently installed but i have the E6600 just sitting there, can i just swap out the two processors? or will windows vista get it's panties into a bunch.

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June 24, 2009 6:35:38 AM

You're good, but remember you need to clean off the old thermal goop from the CPU cooler and apply fresh goop when you install the new CPU.
June 24, 2009 5:13:22 PM

i swapped out an amd x2 for a phenomII quad in vista 64 - no issues at all.
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