Upgrade a dual core to quad core without reinstalling linux Tags: CPUs Linux Quad Core Dual Core Phenom Last response: July 30, 2011 4:41 AM in CPUs Share cowboy749 July 30, 2011 4:23:30 AM Hello,I have Suse Linux 11.4 installed on a MSI 870A-G54 MB with a Phenom II X2 CPU. I was given a Phenom II X4. Will I need to reinstall Linux? More about : upgrade dual core quad core reinstalling linux Meatymutawings July 30, 2011 4:41:32 AM No you won't. The OS and all other data are stored on your hard drive, which won't be altered by changing a CPU. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources quad core vs dual core for development Forum The Dual-Core vs. Quad-Core debate Forum Dual Core vs. Quad Core Forum UPGRADE GA-P31-DS3L with INTEL Core 2 Quad Q9650 Forum Amd single core to dual core upgrade , do I need to reinstall Forum Intel core 2 quad q9400 @ 2 66ghz run a nvidia gtx 660 without bottlenecking Forum Upgrade Mobo/CPU/RAM without reinstalling system from scratch?? Forum Upgrade Dual Core CPU to quad of upgrade RAM Forum Dual core upgrade to Quad core . Forum SSD upgrade without reinstalling Forum Can I update a single core processor to a dual core ? Forum Possible to replace a Pentium Dual Core with a Core 2 Quad ? Forum Quad Q9650 vs core i7 920 Forum Upgrade from Dual Core to Core2Quad or I7? Forum CPU upgrade core 2 duo to core 2 quad Forum PSU Help Forum Max core temp for i5 2500k Forum [Solved] URGENT!! I help me with a cpu upgrade Forum Is 2.4 Core duo enough for HDTV Recording over Air? Forum Core Temps not detected in monitor programs Forum More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !