Jump to content
Sign in to follow this  
willultra99

Need help replacing mobo and CPU

Recommended Posts

Hi,

 

I am thinking about replacing my power supply, case, RAM, motherboard and CPU.  I have a Dell XPS 8100 and would like to use the graphics card GTX260, hard drive and DVD player with my new upgrades.

 

My question is do I need to reformat my hard drive before I do this or just move my old hard drive into my new case plug it and turn on my machine.  Download the latest drivers and way to go or is there much more to it than that.  I am running windows 7 and would like to have all the stuff on my new computer that I have on my old one.

 

any opinions?

 

Thanks


William Coade
Boeing777_Banner_Pilot.jpg

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I would highly recommend a format... Mainly because of driver issues between the old a new hardware.


| FAA ZMP |
| PPL ASEL |
| Windows 11 | MSI Z690 Tomahawk | 12700K 4.7GHz | EVGA GTX1080 Ti | 32GB 5600 MHz DDR5 | 500GB Samsung 860 Evo SSD | 2x 2TB Samsung 970 Evo M.2 | EVGA 850W Gold | Corsair 5000X |

 

 

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!

Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.

Sign In Now
Sign in to follow this  

  • Tom Allensworth,
    Founder of AVSIM Online


  • Flight Simulation's Premier Resource!

    AVSIM is a free service to the flight simulation community. AVSIM is staffed completely by volunteers and all funds donated to AVSIM go directly back to supporting the community. Your donation here helps to pay our bandwidth costs, emergency funding, and other general costs that crop up from time to time. Thank you for your support!

    Click here for more information and to see all donations year to date.
×
×
  • Create New...