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Reinstall Windows 7 for new build? Any updates for new build?

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August 15, 2012 10:42:40 PM

I have already bought the following items and should receive them in a couple of days:

CPU: AMD Athlon II X4 645 Propus 3.1 GHz 95W OEM
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

GPU: SAPPHIRE Radeon HD 6850 1GB 256-bit
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

PSU: SeaSonic S12II 430B 430W
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

Cooler/Fan: COOLER MASTER Hyper 212 Plus
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

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I will be switching my old computer parts for the new ones. I will be keeping the MoBo, Case, HDD and DVD Burner. Here are the specs for those-
http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/document?cc=us&lc=en...
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This is my first time building a new PC. Basically, I am confused to what I need to install SOFTWARE wise in order to make this transition? Do I have reinstall my Windows 7 copy? BIOS updates? uninstalling/reinstalling drivers? ANY tips are appreciated.

Thanks in advance.
August 15, 2012 11:57:17 PM

So you're upgrading an old PC? You should only need to install drivers for the new graphics card. Windows is tied to your mobo and hard drive, and BIOS is tied to your mobo.
August 15, 2012 11:58:31 PM

just remember that hp can be a ass sometimes and not use standard mounting.
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