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 : ForumFX-8350 or just keep my Phenom II X4 955 be @ 4.0Ghz? ForumFX-8350 + ASUS M5A99X Overclocking ForumBought the fx-8350 - Motherboard set clock to 2.8GHz after BIOS Update ForumQuestion: Upgrading from Phenom II 955 ForumAmd phenom ii x4 955 non-black works on 1.6 !?!?!? HELP ForumAmd Phenom ii 955 and Asus m4a785-m problems ForumAMD Phenom II X4 955 BE core getting stuck... ForumThinking of upgrading Phenom II 1055 to FX-8350 - worth it? ForumPhenom II X4 955 BE killed my M3A79-T Deluxe mobo ForumAMD FX-8350 45Degrees celsius Idle temps, high? Forum[ CPU ] is AMD's phenom 2 Really not that great for gaming? ForumAMD FX-8350 or just migrate to Intel? ForumAMD Phenom II x4 955 @ 3.7 ghz no cpu temp ForumAMD FX-8350 Vishera Problem ForumAMD 955 Phenom II Safe Overclocking Temps & Voltage? ForumAMD A10-5800k or Phenom II x4 955 ForumAMD Phenom II x4 955 BE newbie question ForumEarly adapter syndrome: Help with my FX-8350 setup ForumHd 6770 atx 450w psu Forum[Solved] What CPU should i get? More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !