Upgrading CPU Tags: CPUs Windows XP AMD Last response: February 19, 2004 4:44 PM in CPUs Share jj9272 February 17, 2004 5:17:17 PM Do I have to clear CMOS on mobo A7N8X dlx when upgrading from a Amd xp 2000 to Amd xp 3000 Barton? Or can I just swap it out. More about : upgrading cpu addiarmadar February 17, 2004 7:15:25 PM Honestly you shouldnt have to but doesnt rule it out. If the rig doesnt properly recognize the chip or get wierd issues then flashing it would be a good idea. Barton 2500+ @ 2200mhz (10x220 vcore @ 1.8) Asus A7N8X Dlx 440 FSB 1gb Geil GD pc3500 Dual Channel (2-3-3-6) Segata 80gb SATA 8.5ms seek ATI Radeon 9800 Pro(420/720) endyen February 18, 2004 1:26:16 AM If your bios does not support the new chip, you will need to flash it to a newer revision. Then, and only then will you need to clear your cmos. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer Titanion February 19, 2004 4:44:45 PM On some boards, you have to clear the cmos every time you change to a new cpu... <font color=red><b>The mind is in its own place, and in itself Can make a Heav'n of Hell, a Hell of Heav'n.</b></font color=red> John Milton, <i>Paradise Lost</i>, Book II Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedUpgrading CPU on my PC Forum Solvedupgrading my cpu Forum Solvedupgrading cpu results Forum SolvedQuick question about upgrading an AMD CPU Forum SolvedUpgrading GPU/CPU/PSU, what do I need to do with drivers etc.? Forum Solved[UPGRADING HELP] My motherboard and cpu Forum SolvedUpgrading CPU/RAM/Motherboard for gaming Forum SolvedWorth upgrading CPU? Forum SolvedQuestion about upgrading to a new motherboard,cpu,ram,gpu Forum SolvedSuggestions on upgrading my HP Compaq nx9010's CPU, Ram, and anything else cheap? Forum SolvedOld HDD and upgrading CPU/Motherboard. Forum SolvedUpgrading my CPU or GPU? Forum SolvedUpgrading CPU and Motherboard Gaming PC Forum SolvedHelp with upgrading new motherboard/CPU/OS Forum Solvedupgrading mobo + cpu Forum SolvedHelp with upgrading new Mobo, CPU, OS Forum SolvedUpgrading my CPU- New Intel i7-4790K anything else? Forum SolvedUpgrading CPU help. Forum SolvedThinking about upgrading my CPU Cooler! Forum SolvedWorth upgrading my CPU for gaming? Forum More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !