CPU from a 6 core to a 4 core will my PC Blow up? Tags: CPUs Core Heatsinks Motherboards Processors Last response: July 25, 2012 12:50 AM in CPUs Share marcdoyle666 July 24, 2012 11:26:41 PM Seriously though, I unlatched my heatsink and the processor nose dives off my motherboard from the locked position bending all the pin and breaking one. My question is, if I throw a x4 on there will it be ok? More about : cpu core core blow | E-mail me updates | Report abuse Register or log in to remove jay_nar2012 CPUs Master Motherboard Expert July 24, 2012 11:28:09 PM Yes, though depends if its compatible with your board, i won't explode or fry the CPU. | Report abuse popatim CPUs Master Motherboard Authority July 25, 2012 12:50:25 AM Just makes sure the new cpu is on the supported cpu list for your motherbd. | Report abuse Ask the community Publish Tom's Hardware>Forum>CPUs>CPU from a 6 core to a 4 core will my PC Blow up?> Related ressources: ForumWill a new PSU blow up my MoBo? ForumBlow it up or upgrade GPU ForumAMD Phenom II X 4 955 Black Edition at at 3. 6 ghz vs intel core i3 2100 Forumwhat makes the graphic card capacitor to blow up ? ForumAMD Athlon II X 4 620 2. 6 GHz Quad- Core (ADX620WFK42GI) Processor Running way to ForumWhy does my p 4 3.8ghz have a core speed of 2852. 6 Mhz? ForumWhat does the PS 4 's 8 core CPU mean for PC gaming? ForumI7 6core build help ForumAMD X 4 or X 6 core ForumIs an overclocked pentium 4 at 6 ghz better than a dual core PC ForumDid I Blow Something Up ? ForumWill my motherboard support 6 core 1090t ForumAMD phenom x 4 955 be core @ 200 degrees ??! Forum4 core or 6 core for long lasting pc ForumIntel core 2 quad or AMD phenom x 4 ??? ForumXonar Phoebus & Quality Sound ForumCrickling sound from PSU! ForumWill There Still Be a Market for Custom Rigs 10 Years from Now? Forum[Solved] Laptop CPU Upgrade ForumBest CPU and Motherboard Combo? More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !