Switching CPUs Tags: CPUs Core Intel Last response: June 24, 2009 5:13 PM in CPUs Share sscroggin 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. More about : switching cpus Mondoman 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. MayDay94 June 24, 2009 5:13:22 PM i swapped out an amd x2 for a phenomII quad in vista 64 - no issues at all. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Switching CPUs Question Forum Reinstalling Windows when switching CPUs Forum Switching CPUs for better FPS Forum My system wont book after switching CPUs Forum Switching mobos and cpus Forum Switching to CPUs Forum Switching CPUs on my MB Forum SolvedSome AMD 970 chipset motherboards may need a BIOS update prior to using Vishera CPUs. Forum SolvedDoes 960GM-VGS3 FX support 125w CPUs? Forum SolvedAre AMD Cpus Bad? Forum Solvedare there any intell cpus that can unlock from 2 to 4 cores Forum SolvedMulti core CPUs Forum SolvedRecommended Intel CPU(s) with FM2 Socket Forum Solvedare h97 motherboards compatible with unlocked cpus? Forum Solvedwhich cpus work with my mainboard? Forum SolvedDifference in CPUs Forum SolvedPCPartPicker and (OEM/Tray) CPUs Forum SolvedMysterious lag ensued after switching from wireless keyboard and mouse set to old PS/2 keyboard and usb mouse! Forum SolvedOverclocking AMD FX CPUs - Torn Between 8320 and 8320E Forum SolvedWhy are AMD CPUs much cheaper than Intel? Forum More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !