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anything needed after switching from i5 to i7?

jase78

42 months ago

hello, I just switched from a 4690k to a 4790k. all is fine. just wanted to check if there are any changes necessary to either the bios, or drivers, ect. when I built the pc with the 4690k about a year and a half ago it was my first pc build so i have never changed processors before. thanks in advance.

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  • 42 months ago
  • 1 point

Not really.. Where you overclocking the i5?

  • 42 months ago
  • 1 point

ok thanks. i was overclocking the 4690k to about 4.7.

  • 42 months ago
  • 1 point

If you were overclocking then go into bios and reset everything to default, then enable XMP profile.

If you want to overclock then..

  • 42 months ago
  • 1 point

You would know if you needed new drivers as it wouldn't work. As long as it switches on as normal then all is fine.

I switched from an i3 to an i5 and mine didn't work at first, thought there was something wrong with the new chip but I needed a driver update

  • 42 months ago
  • 1 point

Both of them are Haswell so you shouldn't need a BIOS update.

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  • 42 months ago
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*explosions from pc

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