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 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 SolvedRecommended CPUs for the Sapphire R9 270X Dual-X 2GB GDDR5 VGA Forum SolvedCPUs: i5 3570k vs. i5 4690k Forum SolvedWait for better AMDs CPUs Forum SolvedSwitching onboard ethernet Forum SolvedHesitating between CPUs Forum SolvedCPUs: i5 3570k vs. AMD A10-7700 vs. I5 4430 Forum SolvedQuestion About Old CPUs Forum SolvedWill I have to upgrade my psu with the 5th generation CPUs? Forum SolvedInstalling Windows 7 on SSD AMD motherboard then switching. Quick Question/issue. Forum SolvedAdvice on CPUs Forum SolvedHow do I compare these GPUs, CPUs, motherboards and parts?! (On budget of 900$!) Forum SolvedStrange network issue Switching between Nics Forum SolvedWhat is difference between these 2 core i5 4670k cpus? Forum SolvedCPUs & Music Production Forum More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !