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 my PC, New motherboard New cpu Forum Solvedupgrading MB and CPU Forum SolvedUpgrading my PC? gpu vs cpu for making games. Forum Solvedupgrading laptop cpu Forum SolvedLaptop CPU temperatures and upgrading Forum SolvedUpgrading CPU & RAM on a HP All in One Forum Solvedupgrading laptop cpu Forum SolvedOpinions upgrading motherboard and CPU Forum Solvedupgrading cpu and gpu Forum SolvedDell inspiron 14 upgrading cpu Forum SolvedAfter upgrading CPU computer randomly freezes Forum SolvedHelp on upgrading! Cpu Mobo or Gpu Forum SolvedWindows 7 BSOD on start up new problem when upgrading to new motherboard and cpu Forum SolvedUpgrading CPU and various questions!! Please Help! Forum SolvedUpgrading Laptop Cpu, Is it worth it and Is it possible? Forum SolvedUpgrading CPU and Motherboard Forum SolvedShould I upgrade my Power supply toooo after upgrading CPU?? Forum SolvedWorth to upgrading this CPU's ? Forum SolvedNeed Help for Upgrading GPU,CPU,MB Forum SolvedUpgrading CPU/Mobo/GPU. Have a good idea, need some advice. Forum More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !