Do I need to reformat after a new CPU installation? Tags: CPUs Plug And Play Last response: December 12, 2010 5:24 PM in CPUs Share nsgy December 11, 2010 11:55:34 PM Do I need to reformat after a new CPU installation? Or is it a plug and play type of thing? More about : reformat cpu installation green300 a b à CPUs December 12, 2010 12:10:43 AM nsgy said:Do I need to reformat after a new CPU installation? No nsgy said:Or is it a plug and play type of thing? If the cpu needs a bios update, do that before you remove the old cpu. Then clear cmos before installing your new cpu, select load optimal settings at post or configure manually. m 0 l avatar_raq December 12, 2010 5:24:07 PM I second that ^ To know if bios update is needed, refer to the mobo's manufacturer website. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources After new graphics card installation gpu and cpu fans stopped spinning system won't boot Forum Computer won't boot correctly after New motherboard/cpu installation Forum FX-6300 downclocking after new CPU cooler installation Forum Solveddo i need to reformat my old hard disk (OS) when buying a new pc? Forum No signal after installation of a new CPU cooler Forum SolvedBlue Screen After New CPU Install Forum SolvedRemoving new CPU from the socket after it is being installed!? Forum Funny HDD behavior after Windows 7 reformat/fresh installation Forum Installing New Motherboard and CPU..how to avoid reformat Forum SolvedDo I need to reformat when changing from one CPU Architecture to another. Such as from Phenom 2 x4 945 to a FX-8350 Forum SolvedComputer keeps crashing after installing a new CPU and MB Forum SolvedMy GPU is working, but I don't get a display after installing a new CPU cooler. Forum Why am I unable to access BIOS after new cpu and gpu installation? Forum SolvedAfter installing new CPU my computer wont start Forum SolvedCPU won't boot after installing a new mobo Forum Can't install drivers after reformat Forum SolvedAsus 7850 no signal after installing new CPU Forum SolvedNo Display and USB after installing a new motherboard and CPU Forum SolvedNeed a good CPU cooler with no installation of a new backplate Forum Need help with new motherboard and CPU installation Forum More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !