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Upgrading CPU and MOBO, Will I need to reinstall windows?

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April 9, 2013 7:12:49 PM

I am upgrading my GA-M55SLI-S4 to an Asrock 970 Extreme3 And my AMD Athlon 64 X 2 to an AMD PHENOM X4 965 BE..

Will I need To reinstall windows? I use windows 7 64 bit.. thank you.. I am also upgrading Ram buy I don't think ram would make me reinstall..
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April 10, 2013 10:37:31 AM

In all likelihood you will need a repair install or a clean install for Win 7 to work. The drivers for the mobo and CPU will probably 99% + not work with the new CPU amd mobo.
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April 10, 2013 3:41:31 PM

Yes you will need to perform a clean install.
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