Reinstall OS for Phenom ii 955 to FX-8350 CPU change? Tags: CPUs Motherboards Phenom Last response: January 14, 2013 3:44 PM in CPUs Share bumnut53 January 14, 2013 2:16:10 PM Hi Guys, A friend of mine has a 990FX AM3+ motherboard running a Phenom ii 955, he has just ordered a FX-8350 CPU. Do I need to reinstall the OS? or will I just be able to change the CPU? Thanks More about : reinstall phenom 955 8350 cpu change EchoOne January 14, 2013 3:01:16 PM You dont need to,You will know if you do because the windows wont boot and it will keep restarting,Ive switched from a 6100 to a i7 3820 and i had no problems pat January 14, 2013 3:44:43 PM Just make sure the BIOS is updated to the right version that support new CPU before making the switch. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources No POST after CPU change (Phenom II X4 955) Forum SolvedNew GPU or New CPU. GTX 500 Ti and AMD Phenom II X4 955 Black Edition Forum SolvedCheapest Intel CPU with performance comparable to a Phenom II x4 955 Forum FX-8350 or just keep my Phenom II X4 955be @ 4.0Ghz? Forum Which GPU will be best for Phenom II X4 955 CPU? Forum SolvedDo I need to reformat when changing from one CPU Architecture to another. Such as from Phenom 2 x4 945 to a FX-8350 Forum SolvedNeed help selecting good Cpu cooler for phenom II 955 be Forum SolvedCompatibility question about Phenom II X4 955 CPU Forum SolvedSuitable cooling for a Phenom II 955 CPU? Forum SolvedWill this CPU cooler work on my Phenom II 955 setup? Forum Solved[CPU] Phenom II X2 555 vs. Phenom II X4 955 Forum SolvedTemps on Phenom II x4 955 and i5 750 (who is the hotter CPU?) Forum SolvedWitch CPU cooler? for AMD Phenom II X4 955 Black Edition Forum How do I change the multipliers for a Phenom II X4 955 BE? Forum To overclock, I just change multiplier right? Phenom II X4 955be Forum Good AMD cpu to replace Phenom ii x4 955BE Forum CPU/Motherboard change without OS re-install? Forum CPU fan too loud Phenom II X4 955 Forum Good CPU cooler for AMD Phenom II 955 BE Forum Phenom II X4 970 BE vs 955 BE and CPU temp Forum More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !