Upgrading Desktop Help? Tags: Prebuilt Cooling Desktops CPUs Systems Product Last response: July 20, 2011 7:26 PM in Systems Share AbdullahG a b à CPUs July 20, 2011 8:25:21 AM My current desktop is this: http://h20000.www2.hp.com/bizsupport/TechSupport/Docume... I've already added a new CPU (Phenom II X4 945 3.0Ghz), GPU (Radeon HD 6970), and PSU (600W). I plan on replacing the MoBo and getting a new CPU cooler to OC with. The things I will buy are: MoBo: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... CPU Cooler: Yet to find Just a few quick questions: 1. Any recommendation for a CPU cooler that is great for OCing (no more than $50)? 2. Will I lose all my data on my HDD if I replace the MoBo? 3. Do I have to buy a new OS if I replace my MoBo? More about : upgrading desktop lowriderflow a b à CPUs July 20, 2011 6:07:58 PM the hyper 212+ is $30ish and just as good or better than most $50-$60 dollar coolers. Your OS is yours either way... so you dont need to buy a new one. You shouldnt lose data replacing the mobo. You will probly have to troubleshoot some bios/driver issues though m 0 l AbdullahG a b à CPUs July 20, 2011 7:26:31 PM Thanks for the advice! I was told that if I had the OS come with the PC (OEM basically), I'd lose it. Isn't that true? m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedNeed help upgrading my desktop Forum SolvedHelp upgrading old HP desktop on budget Forum SolvedHelp upgrading a desktop pc Forum SolvedHelp! upgrading my PC Desktop Forum SolvedHelp upgrading a gaming desktop- $600 budget Forum SolvedUpgrading my pre-built gateway desktop, need help Forum SolvedNeed Help Upgrading my Desktop Computer! Forum SolvedI need help upgrading my desktop pc (Low Budget) Forum SolvedUpgrading my three year old gaming computer (desktop). Can someone help me out? Forum SolvedHelp with upgrading desktop. Forum SolvedHelp upgrading desktop pc for Gaming Forum Upgrading help for Gaming Desktop Forum I need help upgrading my HP Pavilion p6206uk Desktop PC Forum Help upgrading a budget desktop PC! (G-3220 or i3-4130?) Forum HELP! Upgrading a prebuilt HP desktop pc Forum Solvedgot an 2008 pavilion desktop, need help with upgrades Forum SolvedI need help on if I am able to upgrade my Hp Pavilon Desktop Computer Forum SolvedDesktop upgrade help Forum SolvedHelp me upgrade my current desktop - switching mini-itx Forum Upgrading Video Card on my desktop. Help PlZ!!! Forum More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !