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Upgrade a dual core to quad core without reinstalling linux

Last response: in CPUs
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?
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.