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: Forumquad core vs dual core for development ForumThe Dual-Core vs. Quad-Core debate ForumDual Core vs. Quad Core ForumUPGRADE GA-P31-DS3L with INTEL Core 2 Quad Q9650 ForumAmd single core to dual core upgrade , do I need to reinstall ForumIntel core 2 quad q9400 @ 2 66ghz run a nvidia gtx 660 without bottlenecking ForumUpgrade Mobo/CPU/RAM without reinstalling system from scratch?? ForumUpgrade Dual Core CPU to quad of upgrade RAM ForumDual core upgrade to Quad core . ForumSSD upgrade without reinstalling ForumCan I update a single core processor to a dual core ? ForumPossible to replace a Pentium Dual Core with a Core 2 Quad ? ForumQuad Q9650 vs core i7 920 ForumUpgrade from Dual Core to Core2Quad or I7? ForumCPU upgrade core 2 duo to core 2 quad ForumPSU Help ForumMax core temp for i5 2500k Forum[Solved] URGENT!! I help me with a cpu upgrade ForumIs 2.4 Core duo enough for HDTV Recording over Air? ForumCore Temps not detected in monitor programs More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !