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Installing new CPU (with a different brand), what do I need to know?

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Posted · Original PosterOP

As soon as I can grab myself the 3900x, I'm going to switch it out for my old i5-4690k, as well as my mobo and ram. What do I need to know/do before/during/after I install it? Sorry if I respond late and thank you in advance if I personally forget t do so!

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When you boot ryzen for the first time. It may take up to 2 Minutes to post dont be worried, Get fast ram it helps with the infinity fabric and grab a X570 mobo with a good vrm and make sure you have sufficent cooling 


CPU: Intel Core i9 9900K | Ram: 16GB Corsair LPX 3000 DDR4 | Asus Maximus XI Hero Z390 | GPU: EVGA RTX2080 XC | 960 EVO Samsung 500GB M.2 | 850 EVO Samsung 250GB M.2 | Samsung 1TB QVO SSD | 1TB HDD WD Blue 

Laptop: Dell XPS 13 2 in 1 9370 | I7 1065G7 | 32GB DDR4 | 1TB SSD |

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You may need a bios update on the motherboard you buy

You should reinstall windows after getting a new motherboard

 

Turn on XMP or whatever its called on the motherboard you get so your ram runs at the marketed speeds


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Posted · Original PosterOP
1 minute ago, WebPlayz said:

When you boot ryzen for the first time. It may take up to 2 Minutes to post dont be worried, Get fast ram it helps with the infinity fabric and grab a X570 mobo with a good vrm and make sure you have sufficent cooling 

I'm getting this combo (when it comes back in stock) and this RAM if you have any thoughts on that.

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Just now, Sam Joseph said:

I'm getting this combo (when it comes back in stock) and this RAM if you have any thoughts on that.

Perfect! You should be set 


CPU: Intel Core i9 9900K | Ram: 16GB Corsair LPX 3000 DDR4 | Asus Maximus XI Hero Z390 | GPU: EVGA RTX2080 XC | 960 EVO Samsung 500GB M.2 | 850 EVO Samsung 250GB M.2 | Samsung 1TB QVO SSD | 1TB HDD WD Blue 

Laptop: Dell XPS 13 2 in 1 9370 | I7 1065G7 | 32GB DDR4 | 1TB SSD |

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First you need is to link your account to Microsoft Account before you build new computer. Then you may boot your current system and it will activate (if not - use activation troubleshooter). No reinstall required unless you really want it.

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Posted · Original PosterOP
4 minutes ago, Slottr said:

You may need a bios update on the motherboard you buy

You should reinstall windows after getting a new motherboard

 

Turn on XMP or whatever its called on the motherboard you get so your ram runs at the marketed speeds

Anything I should do before I install the new stuff, or is this really it?

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1 minute ago, Sam Joseph said:

Anything I should do before I install the new stuff, or is this really it?

Back up important stuff if you need?


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2 things to avoid last 2 days of troubleshooting so far:

1. make sure the ram is compatible with Ryzen / mobo (memory supported list is your friend, just not your wallet).

2. Make a fresh Windows 10 USB boot even if the version you get comes with a DVD or other media, you want the latest windows 10 drivers for initial install of a 3900x.

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Posted · Original PosterOP
22 hours ago, coffeejn said:

2 things to avoid last 2 days of troubleshooting so far:

1. make sure the ram is compatible with Ryzen / mobo (memory supported list is your friend, just not your wallet).

2. Make a fresh Windows 10 USB boot even if the version you get comes with a DVD or other media, you want the latest windows 10 drivers for initial install of a 3900x.

1. Is this RAM compatible with the new Mobo/Ryzen?

2. How big is Windows 10? How would I go about making a USB boot for it?

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On 7/13/2019 at 10:59 PM, WebPlayz said:

When you boot ryzen for the first time. It may take up to 2 Minutes to post dont be worried, Get fast ram it helps with the infinity fabric and grab a X570 mobo with a good vrm and make sure you have sufficent cooling 

Not to mention you can overclock the infinity fabric itself now.


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