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 New build, won't start up except first time after CPU installation Forum New build, won't start up except first time after CPU installation Forum 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 Solvedmy hdd is not recognised after installing new cpu and moboard Forum Why am I unable to access BIOS after new cpu and gpu installation? 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 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 SolvedNeed a good CPU cooler with no installation of a new backplate Forum More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !