Solved CPU upgrading guide Tags: CPUs Video Last response: July 25, 2010 2:23 PM in CPUs Share metallifux July 21, 2010 6:35:52 AM Hi all, could someone please point me in the direction of a CPU upgrading guide or video for beginners that you would recommend. Thanks heaps More about : cpu upgrading guide Herr_Koos a b à CPUs July 21, 2010 6:52:50 AM What's the question, which CPU to pick or how to physically install it? m 0 l metallifux July 21, 2010 7:18:10 AM nah man there are heaps of guides on here as to which cpu to choose i'm talking about physically installing and any software/bios stuff that you need to do. m 0 l Related resources Upgrading CPU guide - Forum A CPU guide for a programmer - Forum Thinking of upgrading graphics (used sticky's guide) - Forum Which motherboard and CPU are better for gmaing? please guide - Forum CPU Buyer's Guide - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer metallifux July 21, 2010 1:30:52 PM Quote:Read the directions that come with it. there is no software bios stuff you need to do unless you have an older board and a newer cpu. In that case you simply update the bios with the old cpu before you install the new cpu. Seriously though, you've heard of Google? http://www.google.com/search?aq=f&sourceid=chrome&ie=UT... thanks for your sarcasm really helpful...yes i had goggled it but was looking for a toms guide and yes i'm replacing an old athlon 64... socket 939 with an X2 m 0 l Best solution saaiello a c 133 à CPUs July 21, 2010 1:37:07 PM metallifux said:thanks for your sarcasm really helpful...yes i had goggled it but was looking for a toms guide and yes i'm replacing an old athlon 64... socket 939 with an X2 I don't beleive Tom's has an actual guide on installing a CPU, but its really not all that diffcult. 1st Make sure the bios on the motherboard has the latest bios before uninstalling the CPU. 2nd Remove heat sink and CPU clean all olpd thermal compound off the heat sink before reinstalling it. 3rd Install CPU make sure you use thermal compound and as long as the new CPU is supported by the motherboard you should be good to go. Share metallifux July 24, 2010 8:42:05 AM Quote:where is the sarcasm?? If you read the directions that come with the cpu, you will know how to install it. If you think that's sarcastice...well....too bad I guess. second hand CPU replacing an old 939 athlon 64. No instructions m 0 l metallifux July 24, 2010 8:42:24 AM Best answer selected by Metallifux. m 0 l metallifux July 25, 2010 2:23:48 PM still being really helpful thanks zip m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources CPU Ratio Guide Forum SolvedI have two upgrade paths, guide me to the right one. Forum SolvedNoobie Needs a Guide to CPU/GPU Overclocking Forum SolvedGuide for novice: SSD upgrade on Acer Winows 7 install Forum Solvedupgrading cpu and gpu Forum simple guide on overclocking my cpu Forum SolvedDell inspiron 14 upgrading cpu Forum SolvedAfter upgrading CPU computer randomly freezes Forum Need RAM upgrade guide Forum SolvedHelp on upgrading! Cpu Mobo or Gpu Forum SolvedWindows 7 BSOD on start up new problem when upgrading to new motherboard and cpu Forum SolvedUpgrading CPU and various questions!! Please Help! Forum SolvedUpgrading Laptop Cpu, Is it worth it and Is it possible? Forum SolvedUpgrading CPU and Motherboard Forum SolvedShould I upgrade my Power supply toooo after upgrading CPU?? Forum More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !