Will I have to Reinstall Operating System with new CPU? Tags: CPUs Intel i7 Motherboards Last response: January 26, 2013 4:28 AM in CPUs Share Ramcooker January 26, 2013 4:23:13 AM I plan to upgrade my motherboard from a 1366 with a i7 950 3.07 to a 1155 with a i7 3930K or 3770K CPU. Will I have to reinstall the Windows 8 OS? More about : reinstall operating system cpu chromic a b à CPUs January 26, 2013 4:28:17 AM if you change the cpu but keep the mobo no, but in your case you are changing the mobo, its not necessary but highly recommended so that your PC wont go unstable id say, yes m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources New hard drive need to reinstall operating system Forum SolvedHad to reinstall the operating system and now the wifi is not working. Can someone tell me why? Forum reinstall xp operating disc after reinstall of new hard drive- not sure on partition and space Forum How exactly do re-installing operating systems with new motherboards work? Forum How do you reinstall the operating system for the hp windows 8 intel core i3 Forum Move hard drive to new motherboard/cpu/RAM/Operating system Forum SolvedReinstalling operating system from which hard drive Forum SolvedWarranty validity with new Operating system. Forum New CPU in current system: Should I reinstall OS? Forum SolvedNew PC Build, New Operating System, Old Hard Drive Forum Dell dimension 8400, i can't reinstall the operating system Forum How can I transfer Laptop data from my current hard disk to an SSD without having to re-install my operating systems? Forum Problems - Reinstall the operating system on Acer Aspire 5102 Forum How to reinstall operating system after its corrupt Forum SolvedDo you have to format and partition a hard drive on a reinstalled operating system Forum Do I need to reinstall operating system again Forum ERROR LOADING OPERATING SYSTEM & REINSTALL FAILS Forum SolvedSystem reinstall after new GPU Forum SolvedBuilding a new computer and I want to use my old hard drive but I'm getting a new operating system Forum SolvedReplacing m/b, do I need to use new thermal paste on reinstall of CPU? Forum More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !