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Upgrading from i5-7400 to i7-700

Hello, i've got one question, because i'm a newbie in PC building: if i gonna upgrade my CPU from I5-7400 to I7-7700, will it require a BIOS update? 

 

My motherboard model is: m32cd4-k

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Keeping your BIOS updated is always recommended, although in your case it shouldn't matter. If your system runs with the i5, it'll be fine with the i7

75% of what I say is sarcastic

 

So is the rest probably

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13 minutes ago, myselfolli said:

Keeping your BIOS updated is always recommended, although in your case it shouldn't matter. If your system runs with the i5, it'll be fine with the i7

Thank you

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35 minutes ago, Mateusz78 said:

Hello, i've got one question, because i'm a newbie in PC building: if i gonna upgrade my CPU from I5-7400 to I7-7700, will it require a BIOS update? 

 

My motherboard model is: m32cd4-k

I think it should be ok even without a BOIS update, although i'd update the BIOS anyways, it's always good practice, as you say.

Main PC [The Rig of Theseus]:

CPU: i5-8600k@5.0GHz | GPU: GTX 1660@2070MHz | RAM: 16 GB DDR4 3000MHz | Case: Lian Li PC-O11 Dynamic | PSU: Corsair RM 650i | SSD: Corsair MP510 480GB |  HDD: 2x 2TB WD Black | Motherboard: Gigabyte Z390 Aorus Pro | OS: Windows 11 Pro for Workstations

 

Secondary PC [Why did I bother]:

CPU: AMD Athlon 3000G | GPU: Vega 3 iGPU | RAM: 8 GB DDR4 3000MHz | Case: Corsair 88R | PSU: Corsair VS650 | SSD: WD Green M.2 SATA 120 GB | Motherboard: MSI A320M-A PRO MAX | OS: Windows 11 Pro for Workstations

 

Server [Solution in search of a problem]:

Model: HP DL360e Gen8 | CPU: 1x Xeon E5-2430L v1 | RAM: 12 GB DDR3 1066MHz | SSD: Kingston A400 120GB | OS: Debian Bullseye

 

Server 2 electric boogaloo [A waste of electricity]:

Model: intel NUC NUC5CPYH | CPU: Celeron N3050 | RAM: 2GB DDR3L 1600MHz | SSD: Kingston UV400 120GB | OS: Debian Bullseye

 

Laptop [A hunk of shit]:

Model: MacBook Air Late 2010 | CPU: Core 2 Duo L9600 | RAM: 4 GB DDR3 1066MHz | OS: MacOS Catalina 

 

Photography:

 

Cameras:

Full Frame digital: Sony α7

APS-C digital: Sony α100

Medium Format Film: Kodak Junior SIX-20

35mm Film:

 

Lenses:

Sony SAL-1870 18-70mm ƒ/3.5-5.6 

Sony SAL-75300 75-300mm ƒ/4.5-5.6

 

 

PSA: No, I didn't waste all that money on computers, (except the main one) my server cost $40, the intel NUC was my old PC (although then it had 8GB of ram, I gave the bigger stick of ram to a person who really needed it), my laptop is used and the second PC is really cheap.

I like tinkering with computers and have a personal hatred towards phones and everything they represent (I daily drive an iPhone 7, or a 6, depends on which one works that day)

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Check the official manual. It's an OEM board so you never know what they did with it

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