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: ForumHelp upgrading my CPU /Video ForumUpgrading cpu NEED YOUR HELP!!! :( ForumNo Post after Upgrading the CPU & MOBO ForumFinally upgrading my CPU ForumUpgrading graphics card on old CPU - makes sense or not? ForumUpgrading CPu to Core 2 Quad q6600 or 9500 ForumUpgrading cpu for Skyrim - Tight budget ForumUpgrading CPU and Motherboard ForumUpgrading a laptop cpu ForumWant to improve FPS, upgrading CPU ? ForumCpu Help Upgrading ForumUpgrading the build $200 -$300 for CPU or GPU or amd system. ForumUpgrading my CPU ForumUpgrading from 1055t AMD CPU and Asus M4A87TD/USB3 ForumUpgrading CPU - Need Help ForumUpgrading AMD CPU from FX 4100, what to go for? ForumWhere can I find a good mechanical keyboard? ForumWill this CPU work ? ForumCPU Poll Forumupgrading P4 processor More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !